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Why Jane Fonda Is 'So Jealous' of Jennifer Lawrence: 'She's the Real Deal'

by Alex Ungerman 6:18 PM PST, February 02, 2016
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Jane Fonda is feeling major love for Jennifer Lawrence!

The Grace and Frankie star confessed her adoration for the 25-year-old Oscar-winner in a new interview with Vanity Fair, saying, "For me, she's the real deal."

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"There's very few that come along like that," she added. "I'm just mesmerized by her."

Fonda is so high on Lawrence that she even explained how the actress' best friendship with Amy Schumer has left her feeling more than a little "jealous."

"I told her, when I heard that she called Amy Schumer and said 'I'm in love with you,' I felt so jealous."

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Oh, gosh. Us too, Jane. Us, too.

The 78-year-old actress also opened up about her prolific career, noting that the rise of feminism in popular culture has played some part in her continuing to find work.

"We still have a long way to go," Fonda said of gender equality. "Only we're talking about it now."

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"If you had asked me even 10 years ago, at 78 would I still be working, I'd have said, 'You're out of your mind,'" she continued.

Watch the video below to see Jane reveal why her "third act" is the most important.

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