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Yara Shahidi, Kelly Rowland & Pom Klementieff Support 'BlacKkKlansman' Premiere!

Yara Shahidi, Kelly Rowland and Pom Klementieff strike a pose on the red carpet while attending the premiere of Focus Features’ BlacKkKlansman held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Wednesday (August 8) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The three ladies were joined at the event by Terry Crews and his wife Rebecca King-Crews, Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon, Alfre Woodard and Garcelle Beauvais, as they all stepped out to show their support.

BlacKkKlansman, which hits theaters on Friday (August 10), earned a rare 10-minute standing ovation at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival – Watch the trailer here!

FYI: Yara is wearing a Prada dress and LOUCITE by Alison Lou earrings. Pom is wearing Chanel.

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Yara Shahidi Opens Up About Why Her 'black-ish' Character Surprises People

Yara Shahidi looks stunning on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s latest issue, available now.

Here’s what the 18-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On why people were surprised when she was so politically “woke” as a young teen on Black-ish: “The thing people don’t fully understand about my generation is just how multifaceted we are. Oftentimes, people like to oversimplify what [we] believe in or do, whether that’s, ‘Oh, you’re on your phones all the time,’ or, ‘Oh, you’re very self-centered,’ but what I’ve seen from my peers is that we’re socially engaged and curious about the world.”

On why she founded Eighteen x 18: “My passion really stemmed from having gone through the 2016 election, where myself and many of my peers were unable to vote. A lot of them went with their parents to the polls, but there was that feeling of being lost. Like, ‘What can we do to contribute to our sociopolitical landscape?’”

On her rigorous academic curriculum: “I’m that annoying person in class where if we were reading a book, I’d not only read that book, I’d read one similar, written in the same era, to find the commonalities. So, if we were reading about the French Revolution in AP Euro, I’d be like, ‘OK, let me read Candide and Voltaire‘s [other works].’

On her initial hesitation to star in grown-ish: “I’ve always had so many other interests and I knew being in almost every scene of a show that could go multiple seasons would require a level of investment that I’ve never needed to make before.”

For more from Yara, visit THR.com.

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Yara Shahidi & Chloe Bennet Step Out For 'Crazy Rich Asians' Premiere

Yara Shahidi looked radiant in red at the premiere of Crazy Rich Asians!

The 18-year-old actress stepped out for the event on Tuesday night (August 7) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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Yara was also joined at the event by Chloe Bennet.

Other attendees included Perrey Reeves, Lena Waithe and Kate Flannery.

Crazy Rich Asians, based on the best-selling novel, hits theaters on August 15.

FYI: Yara is wearing a Prada dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, Jenny Bird earrings and a David Yurman ring. Chloe is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress. Perrey is wearing a Trina Turk dress.

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Yara Shahidi Reveals Why She's Grateful to Have Her Mom on Set

Yara Shahidi poses alongside her mom Keri for Allure‘s Good Issue, available now!

Here’s what the mother-daughter duo had to share with the mag:

Yara on having her mom on set: “I’ve had the good fortune of having you by my side for everything. Others don’t have a parent on set with them. I remember starting Black-ish and having high-def makeup on all day, a strip of eyelashes. There’s a weird correlation that happens between being ‘ready’ and being doused in makeup. We’ve had conversations about separating the two.”

Keri on what makes her proud of Yara: “[I’m happiest] that she’s the most compassionate human being I know. She has a sense that her voice matters all the time, in every situation.”

Yara on their outlook on life: “We say yes more than anything.”

For more from Yara, visit Allure.com.

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Yara Shahidi Joins 'Grown-ish' Co-Stars at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018

Yara Shahidi is all smiles as she hits the red carpet at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday (June 16) at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

The 18-year-old actress looked super pretty in a light blue blazer and matching trousers for the awards show.

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Also stepping out for the event were Yara‘s grown-ish co-stars Trevor Jackson, Chloe X Halle, and Francia Raisa.

Make sure to tune in for the MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by Tiffany Haddish, on Monday night (June 18) at 9/8c on MTV.

FYI: Yara is wearing a Tory Burch suit and Tiffany & Co. jewelry. Chloe and Halle are both wearing Marc Jacobs.

15+ pictures inside of the stars at the awards show…More Here! »

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