“Black-ish” star Marsai Martin has extra to fret about than the way in which she appears to be like.
Martin, 15, appeared during the digital BET Awards on Sunday, the place she offered the award for finest feminine hip-hop artist to Megan Thee Stallion.
Within the video, the starlet feigns opening an envelope as she would have completed had the awards been dwell and in individual, noting she had “the winner in her head.”
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Twitter customers criticized Martin’s look for the night, notably her hair and teeth, saying she made a “poor wig choice for a young lady” and accusing her of utilizing veneers.
Unafraid to deal with the scenario, Martin took to Instagram to close her critics down in a cheeky video.
“So, I was on Twitter and a lot of people have been addressing my hair, talking about my hair and how it looks like a grandma’s wig,” she started, tugging on her hair to show it is not a wig as she seemingly held back tears. “And they’re talking about my veneers.”
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The actress pulled out her invisible braces, explaining that they “don’t look like a veneer” earlier than apologizing to “offended” followers and for not assembly their expectations.
Choked up, the actress reaches off-screen for a tissue, pulls a $100 invoice back into the body and pretends to blow her nostril in it.
“Y’all we are in quarantine and we got more things to focus on than just my hair,” she stated. “Justice for Breonna Taylor.”
She additionally took to Twitter that night to once more handle the criticism.
“Sorry some of y’all don’t like my hair. Or teeth … which are my actual teeth btw. Good thing I don’t put my effort into trying to please everyone. I like it,” she wrote. “Chile I’m 16 this year, let me live. I’m trying to stay sane in quarantine. Enjoy the #BETAwards.”
Martin confirmed off her look on Instagram earlier within the night, sharing photographs of herself sporting a yellow costume whereas enjoyable on a pool floaty.
“Welcome to my red carpet,” she joked within the caption. “Make sure you watch the BET awards tonight on CBS and @bet‼️”
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Martin is finest recognized for enjoying Diane Johnson within the hit sitcom “Black-ish,” however has additionally made historical past as Hollywood’s youngest executive producer for her work on 2019’s “Little.”