Jennifer Lawrence feared for her life when her private jet malfunctioned in 2017. “I know, flying private, I deserve to die,” she tells Karen Valby in Vanity Fair. The plane’s two engines failed and it nosedived towards the runway. “I started leaving little mental voicemails to my family, you know, ‘I’ve had a great life, I’m sorry’.” Despite a bumpy emergency landing, nobody was hurt – and Lawrence, after a large pill and several mini bottles of rum, boarded another plane.
The Oscar-winning actress has been keeping a low profile of late. In 2018 she was one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, but her last four films, Passengers, Mother!, Red Sparrow and the 12th X-Men movie, Dark Phoenix, have been flops. “I just think everybody had gotten sick of me. I’d gotten sick of me.” She decided to take a break and married gallery director Cooke Maroney in 2019. The couple are expecting their first child: “Every instinct in my body wants to protect their privacy.”
Lawrence, 31, is returning to the screen next month in Adam McKay’s Netflix comedy Don’t Look Up. In one scene she has to kiss Hollywood heartthrob Timothée Chalamet. “I’ve never felt fatter and older in my life.”
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