Jennifer Lawrence Describes Her Boyfriend As a ‘Great Roommate’

Actors Nicholas Hoult (L) and Jennifer Lawrence attend a cocktail reception during Amber Lounge Fashion Monaco 2012 at Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel on May 25, 2012 in Monaco, Monaco Photo: Dave M. Benett/Getty Images

Impromptu résumé writer Jennifer Lawrence described her boyfriend's qualifications to People: "He's a fantastic actor, wonderful costar, great roommate!"

Great roommate is a somehow complimentary way to friend-zone a live-in boyfriend. The great roommate label also casually counteracts the supposed seriousness of sharing living quarters. No marriage-lite here — just two apartment pals who are also dating! 

Celebrities: just teaching us new ways of talking about modern love.