Jennifer Lawrence on Donald Trump Being Elected: We'll Be Alright!

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The world is still in shock at Donald Trump being elected President of the United States. 

It's been just three days since Trump emerged victorious to Hillary Clinton in the election and the stars are still throwing in their two cents about the whole thing. 

In case you didn't know, 26-year-old Lawrence was very much Team Hillary, so as you can probably expect, she is not impressed with the result. 

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So much so that she took to writing about her thoughts on the matter in a surprisingly long essay. 

"Is this the stark reality? It doesn't matter how hard you work or how qualified you are, at the end of the day, you're not a man? Is that what we just learned?" the Hunger Games actress asked.

"This country was founded on immigration and today the only people that feel safe, that their rights are recognized and respected are white men. I want to be positive; I want to support our democracy, but what can we take away from this? It's a genuine question that we all need to ask ourselves. We shouldn't blame anyone, we shouldn't riot in the streets."

Lawrence was very clear about what the next course of action should be for the people disappointed by the result.

"We should think strongly and clearly about what to do next because we cannot change the past."

"If you're a woman and you're worried that no matter how hard you work or how much you learn, there will always be a glass ceiling, then I don't really know what to say," she said.

"I don't know what I would tell my daughter if I were you. Except to have hope. To work for the future."

Additionally, the actress made it very clear that people should not accept defeat. 

"If you're a woman and you're worried that no matter how hard you work or how much you learn, there will always be a glass ceiling, then I don't really know what to say," she said. "I don't know what I would tell my daughter if I were you. Except to have hope. To work for the future."

"We mustn't be defeated. We will keep educating ourselves and working twice as hard as the man next to us because we know now that it is not fair. It is not fair in the workplace, so you make it impossible to fail. And like Hillary, it might not work."

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Jennifer Lawrence is well-known for keeping it real. She's never been one to shy away from speaking her mind and that's part of why we think she's amazing!

The election result has definitely divided a lot of people. Most thought he wouldn't actually be elected, but he was. 

In the wake of the election, some have been calling for Scandal character, Olivia Pope, to help fix things, but Kerry Washington was quick to point out that the character was fictional and could not help. 

What do you think about all of this?

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