Emma Stone has praised Jennifer Lawrence, saying she is an inspiration to women everywhere.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star told Stylist: "I just think she's so great, isn't she? She is so inspiring to me and I am so grateful that she exists in the world as someone who is authentic and who has not bent to fit any idea of what a woman should be in that kind of position."

Stone continued: "She is so talented. I am just so happy she is around for women everywhere. It's just fantastic."

Stone also took the opportunity to pay tribute to her mother: "She has just been wonderful. When it comes to advice for me, or being there for me, she has been my rock through my life. So that kind of unwavering love, always knowing that somebody loves you unconditionally, that has been the biggest influence on me in my life, that absolute solidity."

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is out now. Read our review at: http://bit.ly/1eJeU8L.