Jennifer Lawrence denies fued with "close friend" David O Russell

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has dismissed rumours of a fight with director David O Russell on the sets of their upcoming film 'Joy', saying he was among her "closest friends"

PTI| Updated: Feb 28, 2015, 13:55 PM IST
Jennifer Lawrence denies fued with "close friend" David O Russell

Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has dismissed rumours of a fight with director David O Russell on the sets of their upcoming film 'Joy', saying he was among her "closest friends"

Lawrence took to Facebook to slam the rumours calling them "tabloid malarkey".

"I know I don't go on here a lot because I can barely work email but there's been a terrible rumor going around the last 24 hours so I wanted to clear it up.

"David O Russell is one of my closest friends and we have an amazing collaborative working relationship. I adore this man and he does not deserve this tabloid malarkey. This movie is going great and I'm having a blast making it!" she wrote on her Facebook page.

Russell's on-set screaming was apparently method acting intended to draw emotion from Lawrence.

Megan Ellison, a 'Joy' producer, took to Twitter on Friday evening to distinguish the circling rumours.

"The only thing happening on set between David Russell & Jennifer Lawrence is an extraordinary collaboration. One I'm proud to be a part of," Ellison wrote.

The director and Lawrence have worked together on 'Silver Linings Playbook' and 'American Hustle'. Lawrence won the best actress Oscar for her role in 'Linings'.