Now Jennifer Lawrence can count U2’s Bono as her fan

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  • Updated: Apr 14, 2016 18:46 IST
U2 lead singer Bono praised Jennifer Lawrence’s efforts against the pay gap in Hollywood.

U2 frontman Bono has praised actor Jennifer Lawrence for speaking out on gender inequality.

Bono is impressed by the “sense of solidarity” women seem to have and thought it was great when Lawrence penned an essay calling attention to the male and female pay gap last year, reports

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“Gender equality is at the centre of any movement that holds fairness, freedom and justice as its core values,” Bono said in a question and answer on Facebook.

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper promoting Silver Linings Playbook. Cooper came out in support of Lawrence.

“In Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, speaking about how actors are paid. Women have this incredible thing - bond I think you have. More than men. Women (have a) great sense of solidarity,” he added.

Read: Jessica Chastain’s essay on gender equality is stirringly powerful

Bono’s own charitable organisation, One, is currently running a campaign called Poverty is Sexist, and he noted the gender pay gap is a problem in all industries.

Read: Emma Watson, Bradley Cooper support Jennifer Lawrence on pay equality

He said: “It’s women saying they will not have it anymore. They will not take the bad deal.”

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