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Is Jennifer Lawrence Definitely Taking a Break From Acting?

Christina Marfice


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Christina is a reporter based in Boise, Idaho. She's a veteran vegetarian, a political junkie and a huge grammar snob. On the weekends, she can usually be found binging on Netflix, playing the piano or petting her cats, Daisy and Dandelion.

Big news about J.Law's acting career

Jennifer Lawrence seems to be having a hard time making up her mind (though who can even blame her since decisions are hella hard?). She's been making headlines for months about her plans to take time off from acting to focus on her political aspirations and just get a little bit of a breather after acting pretty much continuously for the last decade.

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"I’m taking [a break]. I don’t have anything set for two years," she told Savannah Guthrie during an appearance on Today in September. "I don’t know [what I’m going to do]. I don’t know, start making pots? I think I’m just taking a little break. I’ll see you in six months."

More recently, she told Entertainment Tonight she's planning to be on hiatus for a year to continue her work as a spokesperson for Represent.Us "trying to get young people engaged politically on a local level," she said.

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She added, "It’s just anti-corruption and stuff trying to pass state by state laws that can help prevent corruption, fix our democracy."

But now, she's backtracking. Lawrence still plans to be politically involved and work with Represent.Us. No word on whether she plans to take up pottery like she said in September. But through it all, she's going to keep acting.

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Her rep reached out to Entertainment Tonight soon after her more recent interview to clarify, saying she already has projects lined up that are about to go into production, and that means she'll be working again any day now. So she can't make up her mind, but something tells us her fans probably aren't too mad about it.

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