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Amandla Stenberg Joins Kayli Carter & Cory Michael Smith For Breakthrough Artists Talk

Kayli Carter, Amandla Stenberg, and Cory Michael Smith attend the Winck Talks: Breakthrough Artists event held during the 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival on Saturday (October 6) in East Hampton, NY.

The actors are the Breakthrough Artists honorees at the annual festival.

That same day, Amandla‘s The Hate U Give co-stars Lamar Johnson and Algee Smith attended a photo call for the film.

The day before, Amandla joined their director George Tillman Jr and festival Board of Directors co-chair Randy Mastro as they presented the new movie on the second day of the film fest.

FYI: Amandla is wearing Calvin Klein and Malone Souliers shoes at the Breakthrough Artists talk and she is wearing Prada at the screening.

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Amandla Stenberg Joins 'The Hate U Give' Cast at NYC Screening

Amandla Stenberg walks the red carpet with her co-stars at the screening of their movie The Hate U Give on Thursday (October 4) at the Paris Theatre in New York City.

The 19-year-old actress was joined by Regina Hall, Common, Russell Horsnby, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, and Lamar Johnson. The book’s writer Angie Thomas was also there!

The Hate U Give is getting rave reviews and it currently has a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Amandla is getting a lot of love from critics, including this line from Rolling Stone: “It is impossible to over-praise Stenberg’s incandescent performance, a gathering storm that grows in ferocity and feeling with each scene. Stenberg nails every nuance of a role that keeps throwing challenges at her.”

Make sure to see the movie when it hits theaters in limited release this weekend and nationwide on October 19.

FYI: Amandla is wearing a Christopher Kane dress. Sabrina is wearing a Versace dress and Giuseppe Zanotti platform pumps. Regina is wearing an Alberta Ferretti bustier and skirt.

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Amandla Stenberg, Algee Smith, Regina Hall & More Take 'The Hate U Give' To Atlanta

Regina Hall poses with Amandla Stenberg at the premiere of The Hate U Give held at Regal Atlantic Station on Wednesday night (October 3) in Atlanta, Ga.

The two stars of the film met up with co-stars Kai N. Ture, TJ Wright, Lamar Johnson, Karan Kendrick, Bobby Sessions, and Algee Smith, along with author Angie Thomas, and director George Tillman Jr. for the screening.

It was just announced that 20th Century Fox Film and AMC Theatres are partnering together to give underserved and underrepresented young people across the country the opportunity to see The Hate U Give.

Free screenings will be hosted at 11 AM local time THIS Saturday, October 6th. The nine metro areas hosting the free screenings include Atlanta, Ga., Baltimore, Md., Dallas, Texas, Houston, Texas, Los Angeles, Calif., Miami, Fla., New York, N.Y., Philadelphia, Pa., and Washington, DC.

These limited release screenings will be a launching pad for a campaign to bring up to 50 screenings to communities around the country and amplify the film’s call for youth to find their voice and change the world. Schools, community groups and nonprofit organizations can apply for free screenings HERE. Applications are due Oct. 22, and winners will be selected by Oct. 31.

Individuals interested in supporting screenings for classrooms around the country can contribute via DonorsChoose.org. Parent company 21st Century Fox will match donations up to $25,000.

The Hate U Give opens nationwide on Friday, October 5th.

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Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Show Brought Out So Many Stars!

Louis Vuitton had one of the most star-studded fashion shows during Paris Fashion Week and we have all the photos for you to see right here!

Among the celebs attending the event were Oscar-winning actresses Cate Blanchett and Alicia Vikander, who sat together in the front row. The show took place on Tuesday night (October 2) at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.

Recent Emmy winner Thandie Newton sat alongside fellow British actor Luke Evans. More celebs included engaged couple Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas, who made their first official appearance as a couple on the red carpet.

Justin Theroux, Laura Harrier, Shailene Woodley, Amandla Stenberg, Paul Bettany, Nina Dobrev, Shay Mitchell, and more stars stepped out for the show. Many of the celebs greeted designer Nicolas Ghesquiere.

Click through the slideshow to see all the celebs at the show…

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Amandla Stenberg Opens Up About The Pressures Of Hollywood

Amandla Stenberg shows her style on the cover of Seventeen‘s October/November issue, on stands September 25th.

Here’s what the 19-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On body confidence: “Being in entertainment can be hard—if you were to meet actors in real life, you’d probably be surprised at how tiny they are. I’m not a hella-skinny person—I’m petite, but I’m low-key slim-thick—and I’ve had people put pressure on me to lose weight or oversexualize my body because it doesn’t look infantile. People often say my boobs are too big. There have been several moments when I was filming a scene and someone came over with a small sports bra and said, ‘Put this on real quick. Your boobs look too big on camera.’ You’re conceived of as too much if you have, like, thighs. It’s ridiculous! I try to only work in spaces now that make me feel comfortable. It’s challenging, but I’d rather be healthy and happy and love my body.”

On self-discovery and coming out twice: “Gender and sexuality are so fluid—it’s okay to change your mind a million times and figure out what works for you. It’s okay to take your time…I’d been out as bisexual, and people have known I’m queer for a long time. I saw some comments that made me chuckle, like, ‘Girl, we been knew!’ But I wanted to make it very clear that I have romantic love for women. I realized I had so much internalized homophobia and so much discomfort around hooking up with dudes. I always knew that when I hooked up with girls, it was the happiest I’d been in any sexual dynamic. I love that we have this umbrella term of queer, and so many things can exist underneath it, but I realized that part of my journey was hiding underneath that umbrella, because I was scared—on a personal and a public level—to confront what I was. It was easier for me to say ‘I’m bi’ or ‘I’m pan’ as I was figuring it out. But I came to a place where I felt really proud of my sexuality, and I decided I wanted to share that pride.”

On embracing her natural beauty: “I’ve had to unlearn a lot, and I’m still unlearning things. I hated my hair growing up—I thought it was ugly. By the time I got to high school, I was using a relaxer. But when I was 16, I chopped off all the dead hair and started wearing it natural, and I realized that it was so beautiful and cool and versatile! Anti-black beauty standards are so pervasive. Fighting that requires constant unpacking and positive self-messaging, so of course I still have my moments when I feel insecure. But in those moments, I’m always [inspired] by the fact that being black is just so poppin’. The perspective, the culture, the family, the food…I love everything about being black.”

For more from Amandla, visit Seventeen.com.

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Abbie Cornish Joins Amandla Stenberg & George MacKay For 'Where Hands Touch' Premiere at TIFF 2018

Abbie Cornish walks the red carpet along with Amandla Stenberg and George MacKay for the Where Hands Touch premiere during 2018 Toronto International Film Festival held at Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday evening (September 9) in Toronto, Canada.

The three stars of the film met up with director Amma Asante at the event, before heading to the after party for the film together.

Earlier in the day, Abbie, Amandla and George were both seen at another party for the film held at DIRECTV House presented by AT&T.

There, Amandla was joined by girlfriend King Princess.

If you missed it, read why Amandla is still in support of the film, despite the controversial storyline.

FYI: Abbie is carrying an Emm Kuo clutch and wearing Vince Camuto shoes and Dean Davidson jewelry.

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