Jen: Dumping Mates For New Man?
She’s besotted with her new director beau and that means she’s not returning everyone’s callsé
We’ve all had a friend who starts dating someone new and suddenly she’s not answering your Whatsapp messages, she’s flaking on your nights out and before you know it it’s been months since you’ve seen her.
Well, we’re a little worried about Jennifer Lawrence, 26, because the actress seems to be switching up her inner circle for her new director love interest, 47-year-old Darren Aronofsky.
‘It’s very clear she wants to impress him,’ says an insider who was on set with the star. ‘He’s a very serious guy. He’s 20 years older than her and that's made a huge difference.’
One noticeable absence in Jen’s life is comedienne Amy Schumer, 35, who’s been close mates with the actress since they met in 2015. Jen revealed: ‘I emailed [Amy] after I saw Trainwreck and said: “I don’t know where to get started. I guess I should just say it: ‘I’m in love with you.’” We started emailing and then emailing turned to texting.’
Before long the pair were pictured holidaying together, hanging out at The Golden Globes and even on stage at a Billy Joel concert, but it’s been months since the pair were spotted together.
Amy and Jen had been working on writing a movie together (‘We have an official first draft,’ Jen said back in January. ‘I’m going to try to fit it in’) but the project stalled after Jen apparently changed her entire filming schedule to accommodate her Passengers role with Darren. Awks. Added to that, J-law’s been pretty vocal about her friendship with Emma Stone. In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Jen admitted the pair ‘text every day’, a comment that insiders say is a clear dig at her former friend. ‘A year ago that would’ve been Amy who Jennifer was going on about,’ says a source. ‘Now its all about Emma.’
Darren and Jen have been seeing each other for several months, confirming their romance when they were seen kissing on a New York street corner last month. According to our sources, Jen is smitten with the director and thinks he’s The One, calling him ‘a visionary’ in a recent chat.
‘They’re talking a lot and are still very much together but they don’t need to be in constant contact for her to feel secure,’ says our source. ‘Jennifer is so in love, much more confident these days and she’s very happy with the way things are going.’
We’re happy for you, we really are, Jen, but let’s not drop the ‘mates over dates’ rule. Oh, and you might want to read the below…
Jennifer is smitten with her director beau