Everyone has their own method of unwinding after a stressful evening. Some people take a long soak in a bubble bath. Others enjoy a good glass of wine and binge watch the latest true crime series. For Jennifer Lawrence — at least during her Hunger Games days — it was sneaking away for a nip of whiskey and weed that helped calm her nerves after a particularly long day.
In a new interview, The New York TimesThe star of the television Hunger Games The actress spoke out about how she and Josh Hutcherson (her co-stars) used to smoke marijuana and whiskey to soothe nerves after stressful press junkets.
“The boys and I would always go back to our hotel and just drink whiskey and get stoned,” Lawrence said, quickly adding that “My mother-in-law’s going to love this. I don’t do it anymore, I’m a mom!”
It’s important to be clear that moms can still responsibly use cannabis while being a great parent. But it’s easy to understand Lawrence wanting to make it clear that she doesn’t lead a totally rock and roll lifestyle since having her son, Cy.
Lawrence welcomed son Cy early on in 2022, and mostly kept the news (and her son’s name) private. It wasn’t until September that Lawrence revealed that her son is named Cy as a nod to her husband Cooke Maroney’s favorite artist, American painter Cy Twombly.
“I mean the euphoria of Cy is just—Jesus, it’s impossible,” she told Vogue October “I always tell him, I love you so much it’s impossible.”
She also got candid about how nervous she was about having the new title of “mom,” explaining that, “It’s so scary to talk about motherhood. Only because it’s so different for everybody. If I say, It was amazing from the start, some people will think, It wasn’t amazing for me at first, and feel bad.”
Lawrence was fortunate to have solid friends who supported her throughout her pregnancy and the early stages of motherhood. “Fortunately I have so many girlfriends who were honest. Who were like, It’s scary. It’s possible that you don’t connect immediately. You may not find love immediately. “So I was so ready to be forgiving,” she said.