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Jessica Chastain Is So Inspiring to Students at Cannes!

Jessica Chastain Is So Inspiring to Students at Cannes!

Jessica Chastain dons a chic dress while making a speech about her career to students at The American Pavilion during the 2014 Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (May 20) in Cannes, France.

The day before, the Oscar-nominated actress was enchanting in a purple gown while attending the premiere of Hilary Swank‘s new film Foxcatcher.

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“My favorite book is “To Kill a Mocking Bird” and Atticus Finch – I’m going to butcher it – says something about: You don’t judge a person until you’ve worn their skin and walked around it. As an actress, I get to wear other people’s skin. In doing so, it make me feel bigger than myself. Sometimes America, especially, can be a self-centered nation. The more variety of women I play, the more it reminds me of the variety of people in the world and that we’re all connected,” Jessica recently shared to the Boston Herald.

FYI: Jessica is wearing a Roland Mouret dress.

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  • leah

    she is beautiful , but she’s been acting for quite some times now and suddenly she is everywhere …

  • Jessica You Need to Step Back

    America is self-centered?? WTF is she talking about??? This country gives more aid to countries in need from the coffers of the working taxpayer — as well as donations and volunteerism from private citizens — than any nation IN THE WORLD.

  • Obamaphone

    Self-centered compared to who? What nation produces “unself-centered”
    people? Where is this utopia? America is peopled by the most generous folks on earth, and I get sick of superior, ignorant artists bad-mouthing home when they visit foreign countries. Jessica Chastain may be a good actress, and I’m sure her comments were very well received in FRANCE, but I’m done.

  • Sweet

    You only have to see American tourists in action in crowded places such as Italy or France to understand what she means. Anyway, she’s so sweet and lovely. Love her!

  • Masa

    Chastain is brilliant actress and a very smart lady.
    P.S. Hilary Swank’s new movie Foxcather??? Check your info, Homesman is a movie with Swank, and Foxcatcher is a movie which stars Chaning Tatum and Steve Carell.

  • Annabelle

    A very talented actress

  • Energy

    Why is her face so weird? She’s had plastic surgeries and she’s a phony. she thinks she’s a fairy but she’s white trash! she looks like a she man with an orange wig by the way.

  • Jason

    Energy your “energy” is very negative. haha and you sound jealous.

    Jes is lovely an beautiful, you guys are classless trolls.

  • Jake

    @Jason: yu’re just as narcissistic as jessica is. inflated ego maybe? nobody is jealous of someone they find untalented and ugly. it’s called an opinion. nody buys in the whole fake persona of some random californian midget who sletp her way to the top.

  • Jessica You Need to Step Back


    Oh please! The French are world-renowned for their disgusting rudeness. Don’t dare judge Americans. Furthermore, tourist behavior is NOT what she was referring to. She specifically intimated that Americans are un-concerned with others in the world. She’s a liar, selfish, and an ingrate. As another commenter said, I’m sure this garbage was applauded in France.

  • Thomas

    That’s one of the things that I dislike in society. People like her who have inflated egos and show themselves off to the world as if they were the latest toy on the market. She’s not original or truthful or talented.
    Jessica represents those plain Janes who are addicted to attention and superficiality.
    I think Jessica needs major counseling and a reality check to realize that she is not God’s gift.

  • Philippe

    Oh and how old is she this year? 29?
    @Jake: i agree.

  • Philippe

    @Jason: I don’t Hate Jessica. I just don’t like her. She is not my taste.
    Some of us feel like speaking out that everyone isn’t brainwashed into thinking this odd, plastic, awkward loser is God’s gift to the world.

    When you tell me she must be great (so called “stunning” “beautiful”etc…) that tells me nothing.
    The Stepford people who follow Jessica need to know that there is another world out here of people who don’t.
    I don’t like having someone shoved down my throat and told this is who you should like.
    I’ll make up my own mind.
    She is probably one of the most uninteresting over-rated so-called entertainers out here. and all that make up and plastic surgeries make her look grotesque.

  • Jason

    Congratulations being that rude makes you an stupid useless troll. PLease leave.

  • Jason

    And why do you care? If you don’t like her, don’t come here to spread hatred and lies . Avoid her posts, as simple as that, no one force you to comment on every single Chastain post. You guys are bullies. Pathetic Chastain haters. JJ have the worst bullies on the internet.

  • Vicky

    Wow. . so much hatred here for a woman who has done nothing to deserve it. She always conducts herself with class and grace unlike most of HW. She never speaks bad of anyone and just works her tail off doing something that she loves. Must be a lot of jealous losers here on JJ because every single post on this site is filled with the same ludicrous garbage.