Jennifer Lawrence Rushed to Safety After Fans Trample Barrier: See the Scary Incident!

Jennifer Lawrence outside of Letterman
Jennifer Lawrence was signing autographs outside of The Late Show With David Letterman on Nov. 12, when fans knocked over the barrier. Ray Tamarra/WireImage

Playing Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games films, Jennifer Lawrence is used to running for her life, but on Wednesday, Nov. 12, things got a little too real outside The Late Show With David Letterman, when the Oscar winner stopped to sign autographs for a massive crowd of screaming fans. 

After signing several posters and papers, Lawrence, 24, was moved away from the throng of people by her bodyguards, but she then hurried back to a new section of the crowd to give more autographs. The excitement of her return caused fans to topple the metal barrier that blocked them from the star. Lawrence was immediately rushed into her car as photographers captured the chaotic scene. 

Jennifer Lawrence outside Letterman incident
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Just moments before, the beloved actress had been goofing off with Letterman, pretending to walk off the set in a huff when a clip wasn’t ready in time and debuting her “tone-deaf, Amy Winehouse” singing voice. 

"I do not like singing in front of other people, that's like my biggest fear," the actress said. "I cried on set that day [when I had to sing]. I'm scarred from my childhood."

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