Jennifer Lawrence

Shortly after stumbling on her way to the stage to accept the award for Best Actress at the 85th Academy Awards Sunday, Jennifer Lawrence had a blunt message for reporters in the press room: buzz off.

The Silver Linings Playbook star was photographed giving the middle finger to one of the reporters in the room before taking questions about her win. But the gesture was all in good fun — and a reaction shot of Lawrence looking horrified seconds later, after she realized she had been snapped giving the bird, confirms that she was just messing around.

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One possible reason for her boldness? Lawrence "did a shot" before coming into the press room, she later told the media.

One reporter asked Lawrence what was going through her head when she fell going up the stairs to the stage. "A bad word that I can't say that starts with F," she replied.

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Check out her press conference below: