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Jennifer Lawrence shocks fans by getting completely naked in latest comedy No Hard Feelings

The No Hard Feelings star is a mom of one

Jennifer Lawrence attends Sony Pictures' "No Hard Feelings" premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on June 20, 2023 in New York City.
Faye James
Senior Editor
24 October 2023
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Jennifer Lawrence recently caused quite a stir with her daring performance in the film No Hard Feelings. Now streaming on Netflix in the US, the film initially premiered in cinemas in June.

The film features Jennifer, who plays Maddie, in a scene where she unexpectedly goes fully nude during a skirmish on a beach, taking many viewers by surprise. 

Social media platforms buzzed with comments, some in sheer disbelief: "Why is Jennifer Lawrence in this movie naked fighting?" one viewer remarked.

In the narrative's progression, Jennifer's character, Maddie, finds herself sharing a risqué moment with a 19-year-old student, Percy, played by Andrew Barth Feldman.

US actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for Sony Pictures' "No Hard Feelings" premiere at the AMC Lincoln Square in New York City on June 20, 2023. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)© ANGELA WEISS
US actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for Sony Pictures' "No Hard Feelings" premiere

The story unfolds as Maddie is hired by Percy's affluent parents to provide him with some romantic experience before he heads to college. 

This quirky premise sets the stage for a series of humorous events, leading to the talked-about beach scene where the duo, after a swim, find their clothes stolen. A defiant Maddie, without a shred of inhibition, chases down the culprits.

Jennifer Lawrence wearing a black sheer embellished Dior gown © Getty
The actress exuded gothic glamour at the UK premiere of No Hard Feelings

Comments from viewers range from shock to admiration: "Jennifer Lawrence is naked in 'No Hard Feelings'? What the...," voiced a baffled fan, while another humorously quipped, "Never thought I'd see a naked Jennifer Lawrence body slam a kid on the beach but maybe nature is healing."

Given Jennifer's reputation as a formidable actress, some found the choice of the scene puzzling, with one saying, "You won an OSCAR girl, what the hell made you say 'yes' to that?" 

Jennifer gets naked in No Hard Feelings© Netflix
Jennifer gets naked in No Hard Feelings

Yet, the actress herself was unfazed by the scene. Speaking about it with Variety, Jennifer shared: "Everyone in my life and my team is doing the right thing and going, 'Are you sure? Are you sure? Are you sure?' I didn't even have a second thought. It was hilarious to me."

No Hard Feelings is not just about the provocative beach confrontation. It weaves a comedic tale around Maddie Barker, played by Jennifer, an Uber driver and bartender who enters an unusual agreement. 

Jennifer in No Hard Feelings© Netflix
Jennifer in No Hard Feelings

She responds to an ad to assist the wealthy Becker family by dating their socially-awkward son, Percy, in exchange for their Buick Regal.

The film cast also includes notable actors Laura Benanti, Matthew Broderick, Natalie Morales, Hasan Minhaj, and Kyle Mooney, among others.

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