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Amandla Stenberg Shows Off Shaved Head at Golden Globes 2017 Party

Amandla Stenberg Shows Off Shaved Head at Golden Globes 2017 Party

Amandla Stenberg looks gorgeous with her new buzz cut!

The 18-year-old actress showed off her haircut while stepping out for the 2017 InStyle & Warner Bros. Party held following the 2017 Golden Globes at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 8) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Amandla first debuted her hair on Instagram and revealed she cut it for her next film Where Hands Touch.

“The story is about the experience of biracial children growing up in Nazi Germany,” she said.

We can’t help but love this new look on Amandla. We also can’t wait to see her in the film.

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Amandla Stenberg Shaved Her Head For the Most Amazing Movie Role

Amandla Stenberg Shaved Her Head For the Most Amazing Movie Role

Amandla Stenberg has completely changed her look for a role that sounds so awesome.

The former Hunger Games star dished out the part on her Instagram, showing off her new hair style for the part.

“I just finished working on a film called Where Hands Touch directed by the incredible @iammaasante,” Amandla writes. “The story is about the experience of biracial children growing up in Nazi Germany. I shaved my head for the role. Feels really good. I feel so aerodynamic now. I’ve achieved ultimate speed. :)”

She added later, “Hope your year is off to a good start. I know 2017 looks scary. I truly believe in the power of our words and the way we connect to each other. Sendin love your way.”

TELL JJJ: Would you ever shave your head for an awesome role like this?

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Lauren Jauregui, Bella Thorne, Rowan Blanchard, & More LGBT Stars of 2016

Lauren Jauregui, Bella Thorne, Rowan Blanchard, & More LGBT Stars of 2016

This year was full of amazing (and maybe some not-so-amazing moments), but one thing’s for sure – the LGBT community came out united and on top.

After the senseless shooting in Orlando claimed the lives of 49 innocent people, everyone pulled together to support our gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender friends and family members.

Stars like Rowan Blanchard, Bella Thorne, Lauren Jauregui, and more were inspired to speak out about their own sexuality, especially leading up to the monumental Presidential Election.

So we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite LGBT moments and stars of this past year.

Click through the slideshow to see some amazing LGBT moments from 2016…

Amandla Stenberg Lands Lead in 'Darkest Minds' Trilogy!

Amandla Stenberg Lands Lead in 'Darkest Minds' Trilogy!

Amandla Stenberg is set to star in the upcoming film adaptation of the Darkest Minds books!

The 17-year-old actress will play Ruby Daly, a teenager with telekinetic powers, according to THR.

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Based on the young adult novels by Alexandra Bracken, the story is “set after a pandemic kills most of America’s children and teenagers. When some survivors develop various superpowers, they are deemed too dangerous for society, taken from their families and placed inside internment camps.”

Congrats, Amandla! We can’t wait to see it!

Nick Robinson Gets Filming 'Everything Everything' With Amandla Stenberg

Nick Robinson Gets Filming 'Everything Everything' With Amandla Stenberg

Nick Robinson shows off his longer hair while filming scenes for Everything, Everything on Wednesday (September 14) in Vancouver, Canada.

The 21-year-old actor filmed alongside Amandla Stenberg for the film, based off of Nicola Yoon‘s novel.

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Everything Everything centers on Maddy (Stenberg), a teen who has severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a rare disease that causes her to be allergic to practically everything.

She has spent 17 years hiding out in her home, only seeing her mother and her nurse, Carla. But when a boy named Olly (Robinson) moves in next door, Maddy begins to fall in love.

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Amandla Stenberg Starts Shooting 'Everything Everything' in Vancouver

Amandla Stenberg Starts Shooting 'Everything Everything' in Vancouver

Amandla Stenberg wraps a camouflage jacket around her body while filming for her new movie, Everything Everything, on Friday (September 8) in Vancouver, Canada.

The 17-year-old actress and activist stars opposite Nick Robinson in the film, based on the book of the same name by Nicola Yoon.

Everything Everything centers on Maddy (Stenberg), a teen who has severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a rare disease that causes her to be allergic to practically everything.

She has spent 17 years hiding out in her home, only seeing her mother and her nurse, Carla. But when a boy named Olly (Robinson) moves in next door, Maddy begins to fall in love.

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Amandla Stenberg Rocks Red Boots at Sundance Next Fest

Amandla Stenberg Rocks Red Boots at Sundance Next Fest

Amandla Stenberg shows off her cute red boots while arriving at the 2016 Sundance Next Fest held at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel on Saturday afternoon (August 13) in Los Angeles.

The 17-year-old actress joined director Luke Gilford onstage at the “Morris From America” premiere and Youth Talent Show.

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If you missed the latest Amandla news, she’ll be starring with Nick Robinson in the big screen adaption of Everything, Everything and recently appeared in the September 2016 issue of Glamour.

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Rowan Blanchard, Amandla Stenberg & Other Women Define Themselves For 'Glamour' Mag

Rowan Blanchard, Amandla Stenberg & Other Women Define Themselves For 'Glamour' Mag

Rowan Blanchard looks gorgeous while perched in a tree in a shot from Glamour magazine’s September issue, on stands August 9th.

The 14-year-old Girl Meets World actress was part of a group of 54 powerhouse women across America who were asked what it means to be a woman in 2016 and to define themselves.

Other women, including Amandla Stenberg, Dakota Fanning, Kiernan Shipka, Hailey Baldwin, Jenna Dewan, Ashley Graham, Tavi Gevinson, Ciara, Andra Day, Pyper America Smith, Starlie Smith, Daisy Clementine Smith and Sarah Paulson all answered the question as well. See what some of them had to say:

Rowan’s definition: “Rowan Blanchard wants to help other people, pretend to be other people, and become a flower child and move to the woods in this princess dress!”

Amandla’s definition: “Amandla Stenberg is a social activist, an artist, and a lover of the 2007 emo scene as well as Trader Joe’s cookies. She believes in finding beauty in your core first before you go out into the world.”

Dakota’s definition: “Dakota Fanning loves karaoke and doesn’t eat fruit.”

To see what the rest of the women had to say, head to Glamour.com.

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