Birthday Special: 10 Fun Facts About Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg—who identifies as nonbinary and prefers the gender-neutral pronouns they/them— recently made headlines when they casually showed off their armpit hair on the red carpet of the European premiere of The Hate U Give.

The deep plunge Valentino gown that they wore at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival revealed the presence of underarm hair, a moment that was later posted to their Instagram captioned “#drama #armpit.”

This 20-year-old is the latest in a string of celebs who have chosen to skip the razor for a red carpet appearance. However, there’s much more to Amandla Stenberg other than their relationship with their body hair.

In celebration of her birthday, here are 10 fun facts about Amandla Stenberg that prove this youngster is wise beyond their years. Because we’re sure a bushy underarm is just the tip of a hairy iceberg as far as their accomplishments go.


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