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Mindy Kaling & Yara Shahidi Join Forces at PopSugar Play/Ground!

Mindy Kaling and Yara Shahidi team up for day one of POPSUGAR Play/Ground!

The 38-year-old Office star and the 18-year-old Black‑ish actress stepped out for the event held on Saturday (June 9) in New York City.

They were joined by Katie Stevens, Martha Hunt, and Sasheer Zamata.

The group took the stage for an inspiring presentation and took turns jumping in the giant ball pit featuring colorful slides.

“Having the BEST time at #PopsugarPlayground at #theBoldType @freeform lounge!!” Katie shared on Instagram. “Thank you to everyone who came to our #poweryourhappy panel! 💕✨”

Check out Mindy‘s Instagram post below!

It’s a party today at @popsugar #popsugarplayground

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FYI: Mindy is wearing Monica Vinader jewelry. Katie is wearing Tanya Taylor.

55+ pictures inside of Mindy Kaling, Yara Shahidi, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Yara Shahidi Reveals Her Favorite Nail Polish Color for National Nail Polish Day!

Yara Shahidi is celebrating National Nail Polish Day which is today (June 1) with a fresh new mani, courtesy of essie!

Celebrity manicurist Emi Kudo created a celebratory nail art look for the 18-year-old actress earlier today using a mix of essie’s most popular green shades, including mojito madness, mint candy apple, and chillato.

Yara spoke to E! News about her favorite nail polish shades, saying, “Yellow is one of my all-time favorite nail polish colors. I think it’s just the color of joy so I always go for a yellow. Pastels are also great since they match everything.”

FYI: Yara is wearing a Tory Sport jacket and J Crew jeans.

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Yara Shahidi Opens Up About Being an Actress & Finding a Support Network

Yara Shahidi graces the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia‘s June 2018 issue and is featured in a cover story by Emily Baxter-Priest, out now.

Here’s what the 18-year-old Black-ish actress had to say…

On diversity in Hollywood: “I love being able to turn on the television and see everyone from Issa Rae to Constance Wu to Priyanka Chopra. It’s amazing, so I feel like we’re expanding with diversity. We’re saying it’s more than ethnicity, it’s religion, it’s sexuality, it’s all the intersections that make a human. It’s inspiring and it makes every piece of media more universal. At the same time, as an African-American-Iranian, well, we do have some ways to go. I have yet to receive a script for a half-Iranian character.”

On being an actress and finding a support system: “I think you have to approach the industry in the same way you would with anything, with a support network. Don’t go at it by yourself, there’s a lot to take in, you do fall prey. The idea that you’re supposed to figure out the best move for you is overwhelming. You need to gain guidance and have people that are there for you. I feel like Hollywood is a paradox because it thrives on authenticity but then you’re being paid not be yourself. It’s about finding your middle ground, about realizing [criticism] is not personal. You have to fine tune your craft and find your balance of being supportive of yourself.”

On not limiting herself: “I’m learning and constantly reminding myself that while there are so many barriers connected to our identity, I have to be really cognizant to realize I’m not one of my own barriers, if that makes sense? There’s so much happening and whether you look at culture or politics there’s so much to deal with just to get through the day, so this year has been reminding myself that I shouldn’t be preventing myself or putting up barriers for myself.”

For more from Yara, visit HarpersBazaarArabia.com.

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Eddie Cibrian & Rachel Bilson Promote 'Take Two' at Disney/ABC Upfronts!

Eddie Cibrian is dapper as he poses alongside Rachel Bilson while attending the 2018 Disney/ABC International Upfronts at the Walt Disney Studio Lot on Sunday (May 20) in Burbank, Calif.

The Take Two co-stars were joined at the event by Grand Hotel‘s Roselyn Sanchez and Demian Bichir, Grown-ish‘s Yara Shahidi, Halle Bailey and Chloe Bailey, The Fix‘s Robin Tunney and Breckin Meyer, and RunawaysAriela Barer, Gregg Sulkin, Lyrica Okano, Allegra Acosta, Rhenzy Feliz and Virginia Gardner.

Also in attendance to promote their shows were Forest Whitaker, Mary McCormack, SirensEline Powell, Station 19‘s Jaina Lee Ortiz and Jason George, and Cloak & Dagger‘s Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt.

Take Two centers on “Ella (Rachel), the former star of a hit cop series who is fresh out of rehab following a bender of epic proportion. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing rough-and-tumble private investigator Eddie (Eddie) as research for a potential comeback role,” according to THR.

FYI: Rachel is wearing an A.L.C. dress. Virginia is wearing Jared Lehr jewelry.

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Yara Shahidi Expertly Raps 'Hamilton' Verse on 'Fallon' (Video)

Did you know Yara Shahidi could rap?

The 18-year-old Black‑ish actress showed off her skills during her Tonight Show appearance on Monday (May 14).

“I have been such a large Hamilton fan and, I mean, I don’t want to take credit but I’m fully taking credit [for] the reason that anybody on the set [of Grown-ish] listens to the Hamilton soundtrack,” she told host Jimmy Fallon.

When Jimmy asked Yara what her favorite song from the musical is, Yara answered, “Cabinet Battle #1,” explaining, “I’ve made my brothers memorize the lyrics so we can battle.”

She then raps, “If we assume the debts, the union gets a new line of credit, a financial diuretic / How do you not get it? If we’re aggressive and competitive the union gets a boost / You’d rather give it a sedative?”

“Slim Shahidi made her first public appearance on @fallontonight ‼️ #Hamilton/homage ✨,” Yara shared on Instagram.

Fun fact: The Roots, the show’s band, executive produced the original Broadway cast recording.

Watch below!


Yara Shahidi Raps Hamilton’s “Cabinet Battle #1″

FYI: Yara is wearing Arias.

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