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Jennifer Lawrence had high words of praise for her friend Amy Schumer, and her mettle in facing personal attacks for her activism.

'Amy's choice to use her voice to speak for justice puts her under immense fire,' the Academy Award-winning actress, 33, told Variety as part of a profile on Schumer, 42.

Lawrence continued: 'I wouldn't say she navigates it so much as she throws her middle fingers up and walks away from negative comments like a gas station fire in a Michael Bay movie.'

The Silver Linings Playbook actress said she understands that women in show business are often closely scrutinized: 'At this point, the expectation for scrutiny is so embedded in my DNA, I wouldn't know how to operate differently.'

Schumer told Variety about an instance in March in which she was verbally abused, months after stating her support for Israel following Hamas' October 7 attack on a music festival, triggering the ongoing heightened conflict in the Middle East.

Jennifer Lawrence, 33, had high words of praise for her friend Amy Schumer, 42, and her mettle in facing personal attacks for her activism. Pictured in Paris in February

Schumer pictured on The Tonight Show in February

Jennifer Lawrence, 33, had high words of praise for her friend Amy Schumer, 42, and her mettle in facing personal attacks for her activism. Pictured in Paris in February 

Schumer said she was in Brooklyn near the subway, working on an upcoming film titled Kinda Pregnant, when a passerby yelled at her, 'F*** you, Amy Schumer! You're a Zionist! You love genocide!'

The Trainwreck actress, who has past turned off her social media comments amid vitriolic remarks, said that she's gotten used to it at this point.

'It didn't even raise my heart rate,' Schumer said of the incident on the set. 'I didn't cry. Nothing.'

Schumer said that she 'can't help' herself in making

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