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A director has admitted to reading Jennifer Lawrence's diary, without her permission.

Ah, just like that it’s another day and another man in Hollywood is bragging about his creepy behaviour towards a younger woman. This time, it’s retired film director Uwe Boll telling Vanity Fair about that one time he thought it would be a cool idea to read the childhood diary of screen legend Jennifer Lawrence.

“You should actually write that in the article,” Boll told Vanity Fair in a feature published earlier this week, adding “She doesn’t know it.”

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Jennifer Lawrence. Source: Getty.

Yeah, cool one, Boll. Reading the close and intimate thoughts of a child moving into adulthood when you're a fully grown man is a reasonable and completely non-asshole thing to do. Right on.

I'm joking, clearly. It's the worst.

According to the now retired director, he stumbled upon a then-teenage Lawrence's diary when he rented a room from her parents. And rather than acknowledge how awkward and shame-inducing one's coming of age is and leaving the diary alone, he instead decided to take a seat and read the entire thing cover to cover.

What was in it, the 51-year-old didn't say, but either way, it's not cool and we feel for Lawrence and all of the Mrs Jennifer insert-literally-any-boys-surnames-here scribblings that were undoubtedly throughout.

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Oh, and if you're scratching your head and wondering who the hell Uwe Boll is, don't worry, you are not alone.

The now restaurant manager's resume includes little-known films like Assault on Wall Street and Capital Punishment and he is affectionately known throughout Tinseltown as "the world's worst director."

But hey, he'll always have the memories of a teenage girl's diary, right?

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