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Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence in May 2012. Source: Getty
Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence in May 2012. Source: Getty

The Silver Linings Playbook actress, 22, opened up to The Daily Beast about her boyfriend, babies, and her blossoming career in a candid new interview.

When asked if she would like to have children in the future, Lawrence said:

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"I do feel like the reason I was put on this Earth is to be a mother, which is why it’s funny for me to end up with such an overwhelming career. Ever since I was a baby, I was always playing house."

The actress explained:

"I did grow up in Kentucky. I was a nanny and babysitter. I always loved children.

"Then again, I’m not even mature enough to buy a house yet. I can’t buy a car. I’m still paying off my Volkswagen."

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Although she doesn't plan to settle down anytime soon, the actress is enjoying spending time with her boyfriend of two years, 22-year-old British actor Nicholas Hoult.

She said of their relationship:

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"It’s really funny. I’ve never had anything like it, where I was like, 'Yeah, this is awesome. Let’s do this all the time.'"

She added:

"We were such good friends. We liked hanging out, hanging out turned to dating.

"There was never that awkward period. We just both liked being around each other so much."

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