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    12 Reasons Tessa Thompson Deserves All Of Your Time


    1. She SLAYS Westworld:

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    Charlotte Hale had quite a season with one helluva crazy twist ending. We CANNOT WAIT to see what Season 3 has in store for dear Tessa.

    2. And the MCU:

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    Never forget: Valkyrie managed to CAPTURE and SELL the two strongest Avengers. Step aside, boys, because she reigns supreme. Also, she can hold her booze like no other.

    3. Sorry to Bother You solidified her as a fashion icon:

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    If you haven't seen this film yet, you need to do so ASAP. It is bonkers and original and entertaining AF.

    Bonus: every single one of Tessa's outfits are fire.

    4. She loves goats:

    Like, a lot.

    She even follows @tessasgoats:

    If you don't follow this twitter account, you need to immediately. It's adorable and hilarious and Tessa-approved.

    5. She's a bicon:

    She’s bi. And yes, she cares very little about what men think of her. What a joy to play!

    Even before she came out as bi herself, she was making sure bi erasure wasn't happening to her characters.

    6. And her relationship with Janelle Monáe is beautiful:

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    Even though they haven't 100% confirmed they're together, we cannot get enough of them.

    I MEAN:

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    Do yourself a favor and watch all of Dirty Computer.

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    7. She has RANGE: / Via Netflix

    This woman is incredibly talented. From Dear White People to Creed to Annihilation, no one can deny she has serious star power.

    8. And she's got some exciting upcoming projects:

    Creed II AND the Men in Black spin-off are in the works. She's not credited on IMDB for the next Avengers movie, but we're still holding out hope.

    9. She's vocal about her beliefs:

    10. She's hilarious:

    I would actually %100 make this movie.

    Every character I play is part Beyoncé.

    11. She's straight-up gorgeous:

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    12. And so stylish:

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    We want to be her AND be with her at the same damn time!


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    We could do this forever...

    Thank you, Tessa Thompson, for existing.

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