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Jennifer Lawrence Compares Keeping Up With the Kardashians To The Hunger Games

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“How is Keeping Up With the Kardashians is like The Hunger Games” sounds a bit like “why is a raven like a writing desk” to me but then again, I’m not Jennifer Lawrence. Hit the jump to found out the actesses’ thought process for this one.

The X-Men: First Class actress, and our very own Katniss Everdeen, recently gave an interview in Parade Magazine to promote the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ novel. Somehow the topic turned to the Kardashian family.

“I was watching the Kardashian girl [Kim] getting divorced, and that’s a tragedy for anyone. But they’re using it for entertainment, and we’re watching it,” said Lawrence.

The actress isn’t the first Hollywood star to have an opinion on the hugely popular television show or the family members themselves, but she may be the first to make a really valid point without being personally offensive.

She continued. ”[The show] hold[s] up a terrible kind of mirror: This is what our society could be like if we became desensitized to trauma and to each other’s pain.”

Some might argue we’re already there or well past that line but as far as watching children fight to the death for our entertainment, we’re not quite there yet. Though as I said, the actress certainly makes a fair point about how blurred the lines could become one day.

(via Gossip Cop)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."