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Zendaya Opens Up About The Pressures Of Being A Young Black Artist In Hollywood

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

The multi-talented quintuple threat (singer, dancer, actor, model, and trapeze artist) known simply as Zendaya recently sat down with New York Times bestselling author and Transgender Activist Janet Mock for the September issue of Marie Claire.

The results were combustible: 

Keeping it real, Zendaya spoke about the unique challenges she continues to face in her career, the responsibility she feels as a "real model" to make room for others and making that transition from Disney star to the Zendaya we know and love today.