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The highest paid actresses in the world for 2015

  A couple of weeks back we ran a story about the highest-paid actors in the world from Forbes’ annual list, and today, it’s the leading ladies’ turn. Forbes has released its list of the highest-paid  actresses  of 2015   and surprise, surprise — it’s J-Law at the top, and then everybody else down below.   Forbes tallied gross pay from June 1, 2014 through June 1, 2015 and the  Hunger Games  star took home a whopping $52 million during that span. To put that in perspective, that’s $16.5 million more than any other actress in Hollywood, though it doesn’t come close to the top actor on the list, Robert Downey Jr., who brought in a cool $80 million.       Here’s a closer look at the top-earning actresses for 2015: 1.)  Jennifer Lawrence – $52 million When news of her absurdly lucrative deal for  Passengers  broke earlier this year (which blows away her co-star Chris Pratt’s salary), it was clear that Jennifer Lawrence was playing in a different league. The actress