At a rally in Ohio last month, Donald Trump told a frothing crowd of supporters that he would accept the results of the presidential election only if he won.Fortunately for the sake of our democracy, his opponents are an infinitely more mature lot. Despite the fact that he lost the popular vote (for those of you who slept through civics class, that means more voters cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton), Donald Trump will be our next president. A few hours after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States in an upset nearly no pollster saw coming, the Democratic nominee for this same office stood on stage in New York City and apologized.It’s sweltering in Los Angeles, the kind of heat that melts the ice cubes in your caramel macchiato faster than you can say Kardashian. Forget meeting at the Italian restaurant on Laurel Canyon; just come to my house now.
As we are waved through by a guard, Paul thoughtfully points out the other houses of note in this wonderland of privacy: There’s Cameron Diaz’s pile, and just over there, Ashton and Mila’s new place.
Lawrence’s assistant, Talley, meets me at the front gate and ushers me through the house to the kitchen, where moments later Lawrence appears in a white crop top and faded boyfriend jeans rolled at the ankle.
She just turned 25 a few weeks ago, with a party here; her friends persuaded Kris Jenner to come and present Jen with a cake in the shape of a pile of poop that read, “My knees buckled,” says Lawrence.
“And then I got hammered and talked to her like I think I’m part of the family.” The house had been renovated just before she bought it, so all Lawrence had to do was fill it with furniture.
As she opens a bottle of rosé, her dog, Pippi, comes scampering into the room.Smallish and brown, she is adorably hard to pin down. “Oh, my God, I wish I could ask her.” When did you get her?