"Black-ish" star Marsai Martin is talented, stylish and not afraid to shut down internet trolls.
Following this year's virtual BET Awards, where Martin presented the best female hip-hop award to Megan Thee Stallion, some viewers made negative comments about her hairstyle and teeth.
In response, Martin swiftly clapped back with a message on Twitter.
"Sorry some of y'all don't like my hair," she tweeted. "Or teeth ... which are my actual teeth btw. Good thing I don't put my effort into trying to please everyone. I like it."
Telling the trolls to "let her live," she added, "I'm trying to stay sane in quarantine."
Sorry some of y'all don't like my hair. Or teeth ... which are my actual teeth btw. Good thing I don't put my effort into trying to please everyone. I like it. Chile I'm 16 this year, let me live. I'm trying to stay sane in quarantine. Enjoy the #BETAwards 😉— Marsai Martin (@marsaimartin) June 29, 2020
Since posting, Martin's tweet has received more than 121,000 likes and over 13,000 retweets.
Following the tone of her tweet, the 15-year-old actress also posted an Instagram video addressing the trolls who picked on her looks. She began the video by saying, "So I was on Twitter, and a lot of people have been addressing my hair, or talking about my hair and how it looks like a grandma's wig," she said in a sentimental tone.
Martin continued on, "They're talking about my veneers," she said as she pulled a clear tray from her teeth. "This don't look like a veneer to me."
She went on to say, "I'm sorry to anyone that I offended or haven't gotten to your expectations about how I'm supposed to be, and I apologize, and I never want to hurt anyone's feelings or have anyone worried about what my decisions are."
Later in the clip, she breaks her apologetic character by blowing her nose with a $100 bill.
Martin finished her video with, "Y'all we are in quarantine, and we got more things to focus on then just my hair. Justice for Breonna Taylor."