Marsai Martin Responds To Viewers Who Criticized Her Hair and Teeth During the BET Awards

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Apparently, some viewers of the 2020 BET Awards weren't pleased with Marsai Martin's hair and teeth, as the young actress served as a presenter during the prestigious ceremony.

Martin, now, has responded to her critics via social media. “So I was on Twitter and a lot of people have been addressing my hair or have been talking about my hair and how it looks like a grandma’s wig,” Martin sarcastically said while pulling on her hair.

“And they’re talking about my veneers and this doesn’t look like a veneer to me,” Martin continued while taking out her retainer.

“And it’s hard and difficult to even run through my mind but I’m sorry to anyone that I offended or who haven’t gotten through your expectations of how I’m supposed to be. And I apologize,” Martin said.

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 22: (L-R) Storm Reid and Marsai Martin speak onstage during the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET, at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

“And I never want to hurt anyone’s feelings or have anyone worry about what my decisions are." Martin then palmed her face and pretended to wipe her tears and sneeze into a $100 bill.

“Y’all we are in quarantine and we got more things to focus on besides my hair," she said. "Justice for Breonna Taylor.”

Marsai Martin, 15, stars on Black-ish, Mixed- Ish, and DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders.  She has also appeared in films such as Nina, Fun Mom Dinner, and Little.

Taylor was a 26-year-old African American emergency room technician who Louisville police officers murdered on March 13 while executing a search warrant, used a battering ram to enter her apartment, as the New York Times reports.

Law enforcement fired several shots into Taylor's home, striking the health care worker at least eight times.

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