J-Law: Fame has ruined my personal life

J-Law: Fame has ruined my personal life

Jennifer Lawrence says fame has ruined her personal life.

(Jennifer at a screening of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in New York this week. Picture: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' star claims her high-profile acting career has robbed her of her freedom and she regrets not being able to hang out in coffee shops any more without fans hounding her.

J-Law: Fame has ruined my personal life

(Jennifer at the LA premiere of the film. Picture: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

She told Spanish website Mujerhoy.com: "My personal life is now ruined. I've had to create a new one and get used to this new life. It's hard and it takes time, but I'm sure I will get it.

"I'm just mourning my old life. I miss that. I don't want to forget what it's like going to a coffee shop and people looking at me like a normal person. A part of me can't get used to it and it makes me sad."

The 23-year-old actress - who landed an Oscar earlier this year for her performance in 'Silver Linings Playbook' - is best known for her portrayal as selfless heroine Katniss Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games' franchise, and she admits to feeling just as uncomfortable as her alter-ego when she was first thrust into the spotlight.

J-Law: Fame has ruined my personal life

(A still from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)

Jennifer explained: "It is funny how she and I have made this trip together from the beginning. In the first movie they force her to wear make-up, wear dresses and people talk about things that she doesn't understand.

"I know exactly how she feels ... I experienced the same thing. This can be a very weird world, but after a while, you're not afraid anymore and you can handle it."

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