Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Cake Was The Reason She Fell At The Oscars

Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Cake Was The Reason She Fell At The Oscars

The girl's got a one-track mind...

Jennifer Lawrence has let slip the real reason she tripped at last year's Oscars: she was thinking about cake. As you do.

The 23-year-old actress was on her way to collect her Best Actress Oscar for her role as messed-up twenty-something, Tiffany, in Silver Linings Playbook, when she took a tumble in her enormous pink Dior gown.

Explaining what happened, J Law told W magazine: 'I was at the Oscars, waiting to hear if my name was called, and I kept thinking, cakewalk, cakewalk, cakewalk. I thought, 'Why is 'cakewalk' stuck in my head?'

'And then, as I started to walk up the stairs and the fabric from my dress tucked under my feet, I realised my stylist had told me, 'Kick, walk, kick, walk'.

Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars

'You are supposed to kick the dress out while you walk, and I totally forgot because I was thinking about cake! And that's why I fell.'

Even though our hearts go out to Jennifer for falling on her hands and knees in front of thousands of people, it pleases us that cake is on her mind as much as it is ours.

However, we hope the Hunger Games star manages to remain focused this awards season, as it's very likely she'll be making that walk up to the stage again. With both Golden Globe and Bafta nods for her role in American Hustle, we imagine Jen will soon be adding another trophy to that mantelpiece.

By Olivia Marks

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