Amandla Stenberg, star of George Tillman Jr.'s new coming-of-age story, The Hate U Give, isn't allowing society's standards of beauty to decide how she's supposed to look. At the European premiere of her new film, 19-year-old Stenberg arrived wearing a spaghetti-strapped gown that allowed everyone to see her natural armpit hair.


She posted pictures of her night on Instagram alongside this caption:

#drama #armpit,

Fans online lavished Stenberg with praise and support!





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Stenberg's new movie, The Hate U Give, is now in theaters and garnering rave reviews! It currently holds a 96% fresh rating on rottentomatoes.com, with many specifically calling out Stenberg's performance.

The Hate U Give | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX youtu.be




Congratulations on the new movie, Amandla, and thank you for supporting a positive body image for young women everywhere!

H/T - Refinery 29, Glamour

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