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Jennifer Lawrence Steps Away From Acting To ‘Fix Our Democracy’

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David Krayden Ottawa Bureau Chief

Jennifer Lawrence is so committed to “fix our democracy” that the acclaimed actress will leave the glamor of Hollywood stardom for a year.

She will instead focus on the glamor of Hollywood activism.

While pitching her new flick “Red Sparrow,” the Oscar-winner told Entertainment Tonight last Thursday that she is volunteering to lend her talents to energizing voters.

“I’m going to take the next year off. I’m going to be working with this organization I’m a part of: Represent.Us. It’s just trying to get young people engaged politically on a local level.”

Yet despite being a consistent critic of President Donald Trump, Lawrence swears her decision is not based in anything like party politics because her activism is “just anti-corruption and stuff trying to pass state-by-state laws that can help prevent corruption, fix our democracy. And then I don’t know what I’m doing next.”

Represent.Us purports to be an activist vehicle for the entire body politic: “conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections.”

Lawrence has been anything but nonpartisan in the past, once insisting, “If Donald Trump becomes president, that will be the end of the world,” as Entertainment Weekly reported.

On her Twitter account, Lawrence has demonstrated a stalwart supporter of other liberal causes, including combating global warming and ensuring the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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