By Elizabeth C.
JENNIFER LAWRENCE, THE “IT GIRL” OF THE MOMENT by dint of her Best Actress Oscar at Sunday’s Academy Awards, was spotted yesterday with her naturally light hair darkened. The Hollywood Reporter claims the new do comes in preparation for Lawrence’s reprisal of Katniss Everdeen in Hunger Games: Catching Fire. But we think we know better: Jack Nicholson.
The legendary lech was caught flirting with Lawrence during a post-Oscar win interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Nicholson literally looked on the prowl before spotting the Silver Linings Playbook actress and then making a beeline toward her. He interrupted the interview, praised the 22-year-old’s Oscar-winning performance, then remarked, “You look like an old girlfriend of mine.”
Lawrence quickly shot back: “Oh really, do I look like a new girlfriend?’
“I thought about it,” Nicholson retorted, which sent shivers up Jennifer’s spine and not in a good way. She joked to Stephanopoulos that she needed a rearview mirror — just seconds before the 75-year-old actor popped back up (Here’s Jack) and threatened: “I’ll be waiting.”
Hitting on Lawrence was the second reason why Nicholson was the subject of chatter on Sunday. Abominable Oscar host Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” bear cracked wise that the after-Oscar orgy would be back at “Jack’s place,” an allusion to director Roman Polanski’s sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in 1977. The event occurred at Nicholson’s house.
It must be hard for one-time alpha boys to recognize when sexual charm morphs into creepy.