Jennifer Lawrence, the world’s best-paid celebrity, used fuzzy math when she griped that she was the victim of sexism and didn’t earn as much as her male costars in “American Hustle,” it was reported Sunday.
The 25-year old Oscar winner worked half as co stars Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper and came to the job late in the sport, in accordance with the Web site Deadline.
Lawrence also did not notice the fine windfall that followed the hit movie, which raised her cachet using 10’s success and snagged it Oscar nominations, the website said.
“While it’s refreshing to see Lawrence put herself out there for a worthy cause, I’m not sure that ‘American Hustle’ is the movie to use as Exhibit A,” said industry writer Mike Fleming Jr. on the entertainment biz site.
Lawrence had lamented she netted $1.25 million compared with Cooper’s and Bale’s $2.5 million each, a difference first disclosed from hacked emails of Sony executives.
She said she didn’t put up a fight because “I didn’t want to seem ‘difficult’ or ‘spoiled.’”