Lawrence's win for best actress in a comedy or musical wasn't just great because we loved her performance in Silver Linings Playbook; it was also awesome because we knew her acceptance speech would be memorable. When Lawrence hit the stage, she joked that her statue should say "I beat Meryl" (a reference to The First Wives Club), since she had indeed beat out the actress in the category. If someone else had delivered that joke, it may have come off differently, but Lawrence made it funny and cute — especially since she's gushed about being starstruck by Meryl Streep in the past.
Jennifer Lawrence Beats Meryl
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