Jennifer Lawrence Explains Pixie Haircut, Reveals She Had a Teenage Crush on Justin Timberlake

Celebrity News Nov. 8, 2013 AT 10:10AM
Jennifer Lawrence on November 6, 2013 in Sunnyvale, California. During a Nov. 7 Q&A session at Yahoo, Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence explained why she got a pixie haircut and revealed she had teenage crush on Justin Timberlake. Credit: L Prima/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES

Q&A session or therapy session? Jennifer Lawrence was an open book during an interview at Yahoo Headquarters on Thursday, Nov. 7. The 23-year-old Hunger Games: Catching Fire actress explained why she recently chopped off all her hair and shared her teenage celebrity crush.

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"It grew to an awkward gross length, and I kept putting it back in a bun and I was like 'I don't want to do this,' so I just cut it off," Lawrence told director Francis Lawrence and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. She added, "It couldn't get any uglier."

Lawrence debuted the dramatic new hairdo in a Facebook photo on Wednesday, Nov. 6. A source told Us Weekly that Riawna Capri, a stylist at West Hollywood's Nine Zero One Salon, cut and dyed the Oscar winner's hair a few weeks ago. Another insider described the look as "kind of a punk pixie cut that has a few longer pieces on one side but is shorter everywhere else."

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During her interview on Thursday, Lawrence also admitted that she had a major celebrity crush while growing up. "My teen crush -- Justin Timberlake," she confessed. "'90s Justin Timberlake though, like 'NSYNC Justin Timberlake."

Justin Timberlake and Jennifer Lawrence pose backstage at the SAG Awards 2013.
Justin Timberlake and Jennifer Lawrence pose backstage at the SAG Awards 2013.
Credit: Christopher Polk/WireImage.com

She also recalled: "I remember when I bought the 'NSYNC CD, and I was listening to it and I was flipping through -- remember how CDs had the pull-out picture things? And I was getting so overwhelmed with hormones that I almost threw up."

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The Silver Linings Playbook actress had the opportunity to pose for a photo with Timberlake, 32, at the 2013 SAG Awards. Lawrence is currently dating her X-Men: Days of Future Past costar Nicholas Hoult. Timberlake, meanwhile, recently celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary with wife Jessica Biel.

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