Why Jennifer Lawrence Refuses to Keep Her Oscar Statue

July 22, 2013 By:
Why Jennifer Lawrence Refuses to Keep Her Oscar Statue

You’d think after winning an Academy Award in your early 20s, you’d want to put it somewhere in your house where you can look at it multiple times a day—on the dish where you throw your car keys, in your refrigerator next to the hummus, if you’re addicted to hummus—just so you can bask in the glory of your own awesomeness.

Although Jennifer Lawrence fits this criteria (she won for Best Actress in Silver Linings Playbook at just 22 years old), she wants that gross old man (Oscar) far, far, away from her. Like from-here-to-the-state-of-Kentucky levels of far away.

“My parents took it back to Kentucky, ‘cause I felt odd having it, like, on display in my house,” Jennifer admitted to "Access Hollywood." "If anybody's coming over to my house, I didn't want them to remember that. Just kind of puts a weird energy out."

“I put it in the hallway towards the bathroom and my mom was like, ‘I’m taking it. It shouldn’t be here.’ And now it’s on a piano in Kentucky!”