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Bradley Cooper has come out in full support of Jennifer Lawrence and her recent essay on her experience with gender pay inequality. Cooper was asked about the essay, which recently appeared in Lena Dunham's new email newsletter Lenny Letter, during an interview alongside Sienna Miller. Lawrence wrote it after learning from the Sony email hack that she earned less than her male co-stars in the movie American Hustle:

It’s hard for me to speak about my experience as a working woman because I can safely say my problems aren’t exactly relatable. When the Sony hack happened and I found out how much less I was being paid than the lucky people with dicks, I didn’t get mad at Sony. I got mad at myself. I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early. I didn’t want to keep fighting over millions of dollars that, frankly, due to two franchises, I don’t need. (I told you it wasn’t relatable, don’t hate me).

But if I’m honest with myself, I would be lying if I didn’t say there was an element of wanting to be liked that influenced my decision to close the deal without a real fight. I didn’t want to seem “difficult” or “spoiled.” At the time, that seemed like a fine idea, until I saw the payroll on the Internet and realized every man I was working with definitely didn’t worry about being “difficult” or “spoiled.” 

Sources: E!