Watch Prankster Jennifer Lawrence Make This Interview a Nightmare

She and her Hunger Games costars get weird with a reporter.

You know that feeling when you think you're pranking Jennifer Lawrence but then it turns out she's actually pranking you?

No? Us either. But Smosh's Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox do: They thought they were pranking Jennifer Lawrence during their interview with the Hunger Games star, in the way that apparently they always prank people: One giving the other intentionally awkward instructions through an ear piece. But Jennifer Lawrence got word ahead of time, and teamed up with her costars Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson and Smosh fan/meta joke mastermind Dylan Miceli-Nelson to get them back in real-time.

The interview that results is as cringe-inducing as they come: J.Law shoots Nerf arrows at Ian's face, calls Ian out for his lack of professionalism, and storms out—and that's just a sampling of what goes down over the 8 minutes.

But the torture is all for a great cause: Prank It FWD donates $1 for every 1,000 views and $1 for every social mention and share tagged #PrankItFWD to So watch Jen give an Oscar-worthy performance above for a very good reason.

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Alyssa Bailey
News and Strategy Editor

Alyssa Bailey is the news and strategy editor at, where she oversees coverage of celebrities and royals (particularly Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton). She previously held positions at InStyle and Cosmopolitan. When she's not working, she loves running around Central Park, making people take #ootd pics of her, and exploring New York City.