Jennifer Lawrence might avoid speaking to Ryan Seacrest when he interviews celebs on the Oscars red carpet this weekend.
Appearing on The Howard Stern Show, the “Red Sparrow” star revealed she wasn’t sure how to react to allegations of sexual harassment against Seacrest by his former stylist at E! News.
According to People, Lawrence said she wasn’t fully informed about the allegations against the “Live” co-host, but when Stern outlined the accusations she said, shocked, “I can’t imagine him being sexual.”
“Umm, I don’t know,” Lawrence said, working through her feelings. “I mean, there is a lot to think about with E!, you know? I have always had a problem with the ‘Fashion Police’. I don’t have a problem with talking about what women are wearing. There was a time they were… they were just mean about people’s bodies, things you shouldn’t say.”
The 27-year-old also brought up Catt Sadler, a former E! News anchor, and with whom she’s currently working on a documentary about #MeToo and the gender pay gap.
“They aren’t bringing another costar up,” Lawrence said. “I have noticed that they keep cycling these women and I am going… is that so you don’t have to pay another woman equally to Jason [Kennedy]? Is this just a way to still maintain that you are not paying women equally?”
Asked if she would do an interview with Seacrest on the red carpet at the Oscars, Lawrence said, “I don’t know about the Ryan Seacrest thing.”
“I think it is scary, you know. He has not been to trial for anything. I am not a judge. I am not a jury, you know. I don’t know… that is where this stuff gets tricky,” she added. “There are already [news] outlets that I’m just like, ‘Nah.’ So it wouldn’t be that big of a deal.”