‘Black-ish’ star Marsai Martin fires again at on-line trolls for criticizing her hair, tooth throughout BET Awards
Martin, 15, appeared throughout the digital BET Awards on Sunday, the place she introduced the award for greatest feminine hip-hop artist to Megan Thee Stallion.
Within the video, the starlet feigns opening an envelope as she would have achieved had the awards been dwell and in particular person, noting she had “the winner in her head.”
Twitter customers criticized Martin’s search for the night, notably her hair and tooth, 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 used to be on Twitter and lots of people have been addressing my hair, speaking about my hair and the way it appears to be like like a grandma’s wig,” she started, tugging on her hair to show it is not a wig as she seemingly held again tears. “And so they’re speaking about my veneers.”
The actress pulled out her invisible braces, explaining that they “do not appear 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 again into the body and pretends to blow her nostril in it.
“Y’all we’re in quarantine and we received extra issues to concentrate on than simply my hair,” she stated. “Justice for Breonna Taylor.”
She additionally took to Twitter that night to once more deal with the criticism.
“Sorry a few of y’all don’t like my hair. Or tooth … that are my precise tooth btw. Good factor I don’t put my effort into attempting to please everybody. I prefer it,” she wrote. “Chile I’m 16 this yr, let me dwell. I’m attempting to remain sane in quarantine. Benefit from the #BETAwards.”
Martin confirmed off her look on Instagram earlier within the night, sharing photos of herself sporting a yellow costume whereas enjoyable on a pool floaty.
“Welcome to my crimson carpet,” she joked within the caption. “Be sure you watch the BET awards tonight on CBS and @wager‼️”
Martin is greatest 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.”