Catching Fire's Jennifer Lawrence: 'For some disgusting reason, young sex sells'

Jennifer Lawrence dazzled at the premiere for her new film, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in London last night, but it wasn’t her gorgeous, beaded gown – or even her new pixie haircut – that grabbed reporters’ attention.


Rather, her choice of words over the sexualized antics of her female contemporaries created the biggest media buzz.


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When asked about the example Miley Cyrus was setting for women, Jennifer told BBC's Newsnight reporters: “It is a part of the entertainment industry that sells. Sex sells, and for some disgusting reason young sex sells even more."


The 23-year-old actress was careful not to name names, but went on to explain: “For some people, that’s how they feel best, that’s how they feel sexy.”


Miley has come under fire lately for her bad girl behaviour, sporting barely-there outfits and smoking a suspicious looking cigarette onstage at the MTV Europe Awards.

Jennifer, meanwhile, kept things classy on the red carpet in a backless Dior dress with her newly cropped hair pushed back.


She was joined by her costar (and Miley's ex) Liam Hemsworth and Elizabeth Banks, who brought a pop of colour to the rainy evening wearing a yellow satin ballgown. 


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