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‘Black Panther’ star Letitia Wright knows her sneakers must henceforth be on point

The meme’s keeping her on her toes.


Christine Friar


Letitia Wright stood out among the all-star Black Panther cast for her comedic timing, but her sense of humor may be coming back to haunt her.

One of the film’s funniest moments is a shoutout to the “What are those?” meme, where Wright’s character Shuri asks her older brother what, exactly, he thinks he’s doing wearing an ugly pair of sandals. The joke got some of the loudest laughs in theaters, but it also inadvertently gave Wright a new reputation to live up to: sneakerhead.

The actor admitted on Twitter Tuesday that she now feels the pressure to look amazing every time she leaves the house, lest an observant fan own her with her character’s shady punchline. Wright even included a paranoid-looking GIF from That’s So Raven to convey her current fashion attitude:



Something tells us once she gets roasted the first time, the pressure will be off. But in the meantime… Wright’s on her toes.

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