Actress Jennifer Lawrence has admitted that Democrats made a big mistake in chastising supporters of Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election.
So what did she say about Trump voters and Democrats?
During a wide-ranging interview with Vanity Fair to promote her latest project, "Red Sparrow," Lawrence, who backed Hillary Clinton in 2016, said that Dems made a "huge mistake" in their treatment of Trump voters.
"The Democrats made a huge mistake by chastising the Trump supporters, and that was disgusting to me," Lawrence said. "Of course they’re not going to vote for Hillary Clinton; they’re going to vote for Donald Trump. You laughed at them when their plight is very real."
What else did she say?
The actress went on to detail how the 2016 presidential election helped stoke her interest in American politics. She even told one outlet that she planned to take time off from acting to work with a political organization that aims to “fix our democracy.”
"I’ve always thought that it was a good idea to stay out of politics," Lawrence explained. "Twenty-five percent of America identifies as liberal and I need more than 25 percent of America to go see my movies. It’s not wise, career-speaking, to talk about politics. When Donald Trump got sworn into office, that f***ing changed."
She added, "My family obviously hates every time I talk about politics because it’s hard to see your kid get criticized, and they live in Kentucky, where nobody is really liking what I’m saying."
Lawrence also added that she is able to understand why much of the public was so taken with the presidential candidate.
"[Trump was] a big powerful man in a nice suit, pointing at you and going, 'I’m going to make you rich.' It’s so appealing," she said.
As for her support of Clinton, Lawrence said that she scoffed at jabs that Clinton is a "career politician."
"I’m like, ‘I want a career politician!’ I wouldn’t hire an assistant if they didn’t have experience; we’re talking about the president of the f***ing United States!" she explained.