Jaden Smith wears gender fluid dress to high school prom with Hunger Games actress

The actor defied gender stereotypes in a structured white gown

Jenn Selby
Monday 01 June 2015 17:51

Jaden Smith didn’t lower himself to tuxedo standards when he attended his high school prom over the weekend.

Instead, the gender fluid actor eschewed traditional attire for a structured, white mid-length dress. He also took Hunger Games actress, Amanda Stenberg, as his date.

Stenberg, who plays Rue alongside Jennifer Lawrence in the film series, tweeted the following:

The 16-year-old son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith has been challenging fashion gender stereotypes all year by posting images of him wearing items usually thought of as feminine.

“Went to Topshop to buy some girl clothes, I mean ‘clothes’,” he tweeted alongside a picture of him wearing a shirtdress in California in April.

He has since deleted his Twitter account.

Discussing his defiant style with Billboard magazine, he bizarrely compared himself to Albert Einstein.

“Einstein didn't really like to change clothes because he had too much other stuff to worry about and I'm the same,” he said. “All black is pretty much my go-to look. If somebody is just wearing something for the blogs, that's really sad because they're not living for themselves, versus someone wearing a kimono who's having an awesome time. I really look to see, do you care more about what other people think, or are you having fun?”

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