The Hunger Games star advises bullying victims to 'ignore the bitches'...
Jennifer Lawrence has opened up about being bullied in her childhood - and has vowed not to let her success atThe Oscars turn her head.
The 22-year-old star of The Hunger Games told The Sun about her troubled childhood, offering advice for youngsters who find themselves being picked on.
She said: "I changed schools a lot when I was in elementary school because some girls were mean.
"They were less mean in middle school, because I was doing all right, although this one girl gave me invitations to hand out to her birthday party that I wasn't invited to.
"But that was fine, I just hocked a loogie on them and threw them in the trash can."
And she has advice for anybody finding themselves in a similar situation.
"Don't worry about the bitches — that could be a good motto, because you come across people like that throughout your life."
She was also keen to distance herself from the Tinseltown party scene, saying: "My life isn't really in Hollywood, so unless I'm working I don't go to those parties.
"Seeing everybody suck up to you and treating you differently — you just can't let it affect you."
And the adorable Jen, who is currently single, also gave a ray of hope to British men.
"I grew up with brothers so I normally talk to guys like boys talk to boys.
"Guys are guys, but British ones talk differently. American guys feel the need to exude so much confidence and British guys tend to do the slumping shoulders and almost stammering kind of attitude, which is a lot more likeable than the 'I can do everything' American thing."