"I'm afraid I'm going to go my whole life being scared like a chihuahua," she admits in British magazine Fabulous. "It's not my comfort zone. Making movies is where I belong. I shouldn't be heard just talking. So, when I'm doing movies, I'm really happy. That's where I'm comfortable, that's my home. When you put me on a red carpet or on a stage, I turn into 'Chihuahua Jennifer'."
While her lovable and candid interviews have earned her many fans, the Silver Linings Playbook star says she is embarrassed by her admissions. "I have no control over what comes out of my mouth … I would probably turn into a mute if I read what I said," Jen reveals.
We’ve got to say, Jen has given us some truly memorable red-carpet moments in her career so far. Check out 'Chihuahua Jennifer' in action here:
Self-awareness, vulnerability and a strong base of family and friends is what keeps the Oscar winner grounded.
"Definitely my family is not the kind of family that would ever let me turn into an a--hole or anything like that, so I am fortunate to have them," she tells Fabulous.
The 22-year-old, who split from British actor Nicholas Hoult in January, says she feels a little "weird" being branded as a celebrity.
"I don't ever walk around feeling famous, I walk around feeling the exact same way I have walked around my entire life, but it's not until I talk to somebody and see in their eyes that I'm different. It makes me feel weird," she says. "A lot of things that I didn't even think could ever be possible for me have happened, all in a year. It's been overwhelming, but in a wonderful way."
No stranger to award show awkwardness, J.Law is in fine company:
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