Did Jennifer Lawrence get a Dior contract & is it angering the other Dior girls?

I haven’t been able to find any confirmation of this anywhere, so either A) Star Magazine got a genuine scoop of a late-breaking fashion/beauty contract for one of the most prestigious labels in the world or B) Star is just pulling stuff out of their ass in an attempt to start a girl-fight. I really don’t know which option to choose. For one, I think it’s perfectly possible that Jennifer Lawrence could be in talks, in negotiations, or finalizing a deal to represent Christian Dior in some way. She’s been wearing more Dior throughout this year, she’s been to several Dior shows and store openings, and those are exactly the kind of moves a starlet would make if she’s encouraging the label to hire her. But the angle that Star has taken is pretty typical tabloid crap:

After a year of negotiations, Jennifer Lawrence has finally signed on as the leading face of the Christian Dior label in America. And while Jennifer is thrilled with her new beauty contract, the brand’s three famous spokeswomen – Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, and Mila Kunis – are furious.

“Natalie, Mila and Charlize are not happy,” an insider tells Star. “It’s a big slap in their pretty faces. They feel like they’re being replaced by a younger actress.”

But so far, Jennifer isn’t going to let their sour grapes ruin her latest accomplishment.

“Jen is thrilled,” says the source. “She’s nervous and exited to see her face splashed all over magazine and billboards. She’s never thought of herself as pretty or glamorous, so this is a great honor for her.”

[From Star Magazine, print edition]

Charlize is the face of J’adore Dior, the perfume. Natalie Portman is the face of the Dior makeup line and of the Miss Dior Cherie perfume. Mila represents the Miss Dior handbag line. What is left to represent? Because I don’t think any of those ladies are being “replaced” so if J-Law was hired for something, it’s something that is either new, or not being currently represented by Mila, Natalie or Charlize. I don’t even know.

Jennifer wearing Dior in Paris, in July.

Photos courtesy of WENN.

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41 Responses to “Did Jennifer Lawrence get a Dior contract & is it angering the other Dior girls?”

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  1. Emma says:

    It would be funny since her crazy fans are so obsessed with saying how Jennifer is so different from other actresses. She’s “normal” and doesn’t about the fame and glamour.

    Nah. She’s just like the rest of them. Not that’anything wrong but I don’t know why people think she’s so different.

    • hugo says:

      You are confusing her with Kristen Stewart. She’s the one spewing that hypocritical bullshit.

    • T.C. says:

      Wrong actress, I think you mean Kstew. She is the anti-Hollywood, not into selling out, authentic and honest real deal. According to her and her fans. Never read a Jennifer Lawrence interview with half the fake BS Kstew says.

      Don’t know much about Larence fans but haven’t heard them being as snotty as Kscrew fans.

      • normades says:

        From the NYtimes:

        http://runway.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/27/into-the-woods-with-balenciaga/

        “Then a security guard ushered in the actress Kristen Stewart…to have her moment with Nicolas Ghesquiere.

        She talked and talked. Oh, brother. As Mr. Ghesquiere listened, she worked her way from outfit to the next, saying what she liked about it. She skipped nothing and her enthusiasm showed.”

        She obvs cares more about fashion than she wants to lead on.

      • Emma says:

        I never said Jennifer said that. Can any of you read? Her fans are the ones who have convinced themselves Jen is some unique normal girl who doesn’t play the Hollywood game and doesn’t want to be famous. Which is hilarious because she obviously does.

    • oi vey says:

      What a load of shite. Her fans say nothing of the sort. She’s a normal, weird girl like the rest of us…no one ever said anything about not playing the Hollywood game.

      You’re confusing her fans with Kstew’s ;)

  2. Nikita says:

    I love the redwhite flowerdress but her hair is A desaster. Too much beachgirl mixed with diorchic? Not good not good , bad bad choice

  3. Bubbling says:

    She has the strangest smile of all times, it’s like her face is frozen and then she cringes with eyes wide open!

    • Shay says:

      Honestly, I just think she’s still slightly uncomfortable on red carpets and the whole “smile and pose” thing.
      I’ve noticed she looks much better when she just keeps a straight face instead of forcing a smile, it looks way more natural.

  4. Christina says:

    I have a hard time believing this story. It’s not like the 80s or 90s when beauty houses just had one ‘face’ (Isabella Rossellini for Lancome or Liz Hurley for Estee Lauder for example). Nowadays, these brands hire several models/celebs to promote different lines. In addition to the women mentioned above, Dior also has Sharon Stone in their ads for products aimed at ‘older’ women’.

    That said, I don’t really like this trend whereby you haven’t made it as an actress unless you’ve got a contract with some beauty firm. I prefer the olden days, when actors acted and models modelled. Maybe I’m old-fashioned that way.

  5. mogul says:

    I rather have her as the face of the brand than Mila. Why did that girl get a contract? She’s not even such a big star back here in Europe and to be honest those posters with Natalie are not so great. She has a major case of dead eyes look. At least Jennifers eyes have some life/sparkle in them.

    • normades says:

      Agree. Mila’s horrible capri pants/running shoes wearing and douche dating is not very Dior.

    • Nessa says:

      I respectfully disagree. I find both Mila and Natalie stunning. I find J. Law so much more likeable than both put together, but based on looks, she can’t hang with those girls. Oh, and I forgot Marion Cotillard. Holy crap. She is seriously like the most beautiful woman on the planet. So, yeah… Sorry Jennifer.

      • normades says:

        Yeah, I didn’t mean that I think JLaw is very Dior either…she’s too “all American”. Marion, of course.

        Nathalie is Dior, but not Dior Miss Cherie. I thought she was a terrible choice for that campaign. Nathalie is too sophisticated, they should have picked n younger “it” girl.

      • Christina says:

        Portman sophisticated? She’s about as sophisticated as my 5 year old niece’s crayon set!

        And I think the reason she got the Dior contract is that she was ‘having a moment’ with all the hype over the ‘Black Swan’ Oscar. Ditto Mila Kunis. Never mind that they were both, especially the latter, embarrassingly awful in what was an embarrassingly awful film.

      • normades says:

        Wow! Your Niece’s crayola set graduated from Harvard and won an Oscar!??!!

        Not a Portman fan, but Black Swan wasn’t just a moment. My point was she was not suited for the campaign.

  6. normades says:

    JLaw will get nominated for an Oscar this year. She may even win. Dior is smart to engage her in a contract now. She is pushing ahead of all the other Starlets at an amazing rate.

    I’m surprized Rooney Mara doesn’t have a big couture contract. She seems more high fashion and less “all-American” than the others.

    • carrie says:

      +1
      Mara could be Givenchy’s face

      • Calabaza says:

        +2 Rooney is the only one from all this Audrey Hepburn wannabes that can pull off the Audrey/Givenchy’s look.

        She might not be the most talented actress out there but I would take her any day over Kristen Stewart or Emma something..

      • normades says:

        You mean JLaw in that last sentence right? (Because Mara is tots talented).

        I think JLaw is gonna blow Stone and KStew out of the water soon. She’s poised to be “the #1″ imo.

      • stellalovejoydiver says:

        I think Rooney will become the face of Givenchy soon, she wears a lot of their clothes, sometimes costumized like at the Met Gala, I think(?). She also was pictured with the designer of Givenchy in that Vogue Fashion issue.
        @normades: she was great in TGWTDT, but she still has to prove that she can pull off other roles. I´ve seen Nightmare on Elm Street and she was horrid, I know, prob not the best example.

  7. Calabaza says:

    Natalie is too old to be MISS Dior. Sorry but that fragance is for younger girls.

    • amanda says:

      This! Married with a child hardly sells ‘Miss’. But I find Natalie insufferable regardless.

      • Christina says:

        +1

        Mind you, she has a permanent adolescent look about her, even though she’s 30, so perhaps it isn’t so inappropriate.

        But that Miss Dior ad makes me laugh any time I see it – so banal and cliche. Standards must be slipping chez Dior.

    • normades says:

      I just said the same thing up thread. I think they should have gone with someone like Emma Watson or Wakoskia,Dakota Fanning etc…

      That video by Coppola was so un-Portman. She looked ridic playing the youthful hipster.

  8. Michele says:

    I don’t see anything wrong with actresses signing on to promote designer brands. Jennifer is a very attractive young woman who I think is very photogenic. Let’s face it, actresse of every caliber are jumping on this promotiomal bandwagon. If it’s good enough for acting pros like Natalie Portman and Charlize Theron, then it should be good enough for up and coming acting talents like Jennifer.

    • Christina says:

      She’s pretty but in a girl next doory sort of way. I wouldn’t give her a second glance if I passed her on the street. There are any number of young woman out there just as attractive as she is – I think a model for a major Paris fashion house should have a little something special, and most of these actresses promoting designer houses (with the exception of Charlize Theron and Monica Bellucci, both of whom started out as models) just don’t.

      Anyway, since it’s very likely that whatever she’s advertising is going to be aimed at women half my age, I doubt anyone at Dior much cares what I think!

  9. Amy says:

    I agree that there’s nothing left for Jennifer to represent. In addition to what’s mentioned in the article Marion Corillard represents Lady Dior, and Eva Green represents one of their fragrances. That’s A LOT of actresses.

  10. Talie says:

    They’re probably more jealous of her career.

  11. Zigggy says:

    She’s so cute!

  12. Meh says:

    This girl is no model, she’s a good actress and with a good road ahead of her. I hope they haven’t signed her to anything, she is not high fashion, and I am SICK of actors and actresses shilling crap left and right. I mean K-Stew, really?? Ugh!

  13. Kate says:

    Am I in the minority for missing the days of major models being the main faces of brands/campaigns? Personally, the only actresses who represent a brand adequately are ones that initially started out as models (i.e. Charlize Theron).

  14. mystified says:

    Don’t. Forget Natalies support of convicted child rapist Roman Polanski.

  15. A Fan says:

    Shouldn’t a spokesmodel be photogenic?

  16. kristinlistin says:

    This girl isn’t even pretty!!!

  17. LucaBella says:

    I wondered if anyone was going to notice that Jennifer is really funny looking, and not even pretty…

  18. V says:

    Dior suits her, perhaps she suits Dior -she does seem to be projecting an image similar to those of the other “Dior girls”?

  19. M. says:

    Good for Jennifer….damn, what a year Lawrence is having!.

  20. Fire says:

    The problem with her signing for dior is that her dresses coming to oscar season are gonna be so predictable. She is gonna wear those horrible marquesa dresses (weinstein) or the dior dresses which usually are pretty uncomfortable. Anyway, i am calling it marquesa for the golden globes and dior for the oscar. No little surprises like 2011 oscars with francisco costa or prabal gurun on the hunger games premiere.