She's just 22, but "Silver Linings Playbook" star Jennifer Lawrence is already enjoying her second run at an Oscar. However, being sick throughout award season has put a bit of a damper on things.
"I was sick for a month and it sucks, because I couldn't fully enjoy it," Jennifer told Access Hollywood correspondent Dave Karger at the Oscar nominees' luncheon in Beverly Hills on Monday. "I couldn't shake incredible people's hands because I didn't want to give them the flu!"
Jennifer is still narrowing down her dress options for the big night, but she has high hopes for her formal number.
"I've gone through a few sketches, and they're all very different... which I like... Fingers crossed," she said, when Dave asked about her plans to go all out and make a splash with her gown.
This whole process of being a Best Actress nominee throughout award season has been a blast for the actress.
"It's awesome. It's a very cool thing that's happening," she said.
But, the day after award season is over, Jennifer will get back to work on the follow up to "The Hunger Games" - "Catching Fire."
"We paused [filming on] it," she said. "I fly out to Hawaii the day after the Oscars. I don't think I would be able to do it - flying back and forth [without the break]."
The Academy Awards air February 24 at 7 PM ET, 4 PM PT on ABC.
-- Jolie Lash
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