Jessica Chastain Trips at SAG Awards—’Honoring Jennifer Lawrence’s Fall’

Jessica Chastain has been in comparison with Jennifer Lawrence on social media after she took a tumble whereas strolling as much as the stage throughout Sunday evening’s Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG) Awards.

Back in 2013, Lawrence, 32, made headlines when she fell in entrance of the star-studded viewers whereas making her means onstage to simply accept the Best Actress Academy Award for her function within the film Silver Linings Playbook.

Chastain, 45, skilled the same second on Sunday when she was named Best Female Actor in a Television Movie or Series for her function as Tammy Wynette in Showtime’s George & Tammy.

As the viewers gathered at Los Angeles’ Fairmont Century Plaza applauded, Chastain was seen strolling up the steps to the stage, earlier than falling ahead. The display star positioned her hand on the bottom to interrupt her fall.

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Main picture, Jessica Chastain is pictured being helped by Paul Mescal after falling on the twenty ninth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on February 26, 2023 in Los Angeles. Inset, Jennifer Lawrence is pictured falling through the Oscars on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. Chastain has been in comparison with Lawrence after her fall.
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Paul Mescal and Courtney B. Vance rapidly rushed to Chastain’s support. While Vance ensured she was safely again on her toes, Mescal, who was already on the stage, helped her stroll the remainder of the way in which to the rostrum after the mishap.

Chastain, who wore a floor-length pink Zuhair Murad robe to the awards ceremony, instructed Extra: “I just needed to be airlifted, I couldn’t do it, my whole body was shaking. But I had Court and I had Paul Mescal, so I mean, a girl was in a good position.”

The display star additional instructed People that she was “a little embarrassed” by the autumn, however added: “I had two very handsome men helping me up, so that wasn’t so bad.”

Within minutes of her tumble, a number of Twitter customers took to the platform to touch upon the second—and examine Chastain to Lawrence.

Sharing a clip of the mishap, one viewer wrote: “Jessica Chastain honoring Jennifer Lawrence for the 10-year anniversary of her fall at the Oscars.”

“Jessica Chastain said I know it’s been 10 years since Jennifer Lawrence fell at an award show let me fix this,” said another.

Highlighting the autumn with a screenshot, a different viewer commented: “JESSICA CHASTAIN DID THE JLAW FALL.”

Chastain scooped her award forward of fellow nominees Niecy Nash-Betts for Dahmer—Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Emily Blunt (The English), Julia Garner (Inventing Anna) and Amanda Seyfried (The Dropout).

The Zero Dark Thirty star, who’s at the moment acting on Broadway in A Doll’s House, mentioned throughout her acceptance speech: “Every day after the show I get the opportunity to meet people at the stage door, and I get to meet a lot of actors who tell me their stories.”

“It reminds me of when I was in college, Philip Seymour Hoffman came to speak to my class,” she continued of the late actor, who handed away in 2014. “He told us all his frustrating stories about auditions and he encouraged us to keep going even when we felt like no one was watching us.

“And on the finish of the speak, he mentioned, ‘I look ahead to working with every of you,’ and it actually shocked me as a result of it was like he introduced it into being. A number of years later it got here true and I had the chance to do a play with him [Othello in 2009].

“I’m telling this story now because it reminds me of how powerful our mind is and that we are what our thoughts create,” she added. “So I just wanna tell everyone who might be struggling at home, to all the actors that I get to meet: Keep going. You’re one job away. I look forward to working with you. I’ll see you on set. I love you.”

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