Nothing like live TV! Celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence And Ashlee Simpson have learned the hard way that the mistakes of live TV are hard to live with.
In February 2013, Lawrence momentarily silenced the crowd at the Oscars when she fell down the stairs from the stage. While trying to accept her Best Actress Oscar that night, the hunger games star face planted in her pink dress.
As she got to her feet and accepted the evening’s highest honor, she still thinks about the failure of the awards show.
Seven years after her fall went viral, Lawrence reflected on the moment during an October 2021 appearance on Dear Media’s “Absolutely Not With Heather McMahan” podcast. She recalled feeling ‘nervous’ and ‘very superstitious’ before bringing home the golden statue for her role in 2012 Silver Linings Playbook.
“I was very, very nervous but I was ready. All the adrenaline wears off and they call my name and I’m thrilled and I’m in shock,” said the winter bone the actress said at the time. “And then I fell, and it erased everything from my head. My full brain went blank.
It took a while, but Lawrence revealed she was now looking at the spill “with fondness”, confessing that “for a very long time the fall was very sensitive”.
THE Don’t look up the actress further recalled the time when AndersonCooper claimed that she “obviously faked the fall”, which was untrue. “It was so devastating because it was a horrible humiliation for me,” she explained. “I don’t know if I’ll ever get the chance to give a speech like that again, so it didn’t feel good not having a speech.”
Cooper has since apologized for his allegations, with Lawrence saying, “I think we’re good friends now. From my side, we are all good.
Simpson, for her part, had her live TV blunder in 2004 when she was caught lip-synching on Saturday Night Live.
“I feel so bad, my band started playing the wrong song,” said the Ashlee + Evan alum said at the time after her song “Pieces of Me” started playing and she failed to sing. “I didn’t know what to do so I thought I’d do a hoedown. I’m sorry, live TV!
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