Jennifer Lawrence: Fat Criticism 'Should Be Illegal'

"Hunger Games" star tells Barbara Walters that criticisms about weight are perpetuated by the media.
3:00 | 12/17/13

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Transcript for Jennifer Lawrence: Fat Criticism 'Should Be Illegal'
You criticized the people who judge other women especially on the red carpet you're very sensitive to that war. Because why is humiliating people. Funny and I am also and I get it and then I do it -- we all do it but. I think when it comes to the media. -- the media needs to take responsibility. For the effects that it has. On our younger generation on these girls are watching these television shows and picking up. How to talk and how to be cool and -- to be so then all of a sudden being funny is making fun of the girl -- -- an -- -- of making fun of the girl that's. You know and the word fat I just think it should be illegal calls me fat on on TV and an -- for regulating cigarettes and sex and cuss words. Because any effect it has on our younger generation -- -- -- regulating things like calling people fat.

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