smashleybell I pity your ears.... @fannex17 @ekeberlee 1d

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smashleybell Cheers to the weekend... Dinner with the @salemwgna cast 1d

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smashleybell We always accidentally match. I miss you @joeytierney! #Cartier 2d

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smashleybell After a firm anti 'boho' stance I might be changing my mind.... More on #RingMyBell #liketkit
@liketoknow.it www.liketk.it/18nbb
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smashleybell Being uncharacteristically 'boho' today on #RingMyBell. Outfit credits on the blog. Link in my bio 6d

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smashleybell Tommie V's Ashley's hair... Her face says it all ;) #Salem #BehindTheScenes 7d

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smashleybell Humidity is my enemy.
Embracing my inner Monica.
1w

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smashleybell Pool shark... @fannex17 1w

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smashleybell Twinning is winning @fannex17! 1w

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smashleybell Some of my beauty favourites today on #RingMyBell. Link in my bio
@liketoknow.it www.liketk.it/13LRF #liketkit
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  •   lenorelee Kiehl midnight recovery da best!!!!! 1w
  •   sophaaysmith Omg even she uses it mon @moniquearthur 1w
  •   _izogn Love the BB invisible primer! 1w
  •   moniquearthur Hahaha it's that good @sophaaysmith 1w
  •   ri_gon Have you tried Davines? It's amazing- changed my hair :) 1w
  •   anactingangel I have the shu uemura lightbulb foundation and its the best thing ever. I need to find a good job so i can afford the rest of their stuff. 1w
  •   jasyjess Is your skin on the dryer or oilier side? The kiehls concentrate looks interesting but I'm afraid it will leave me looking greasy 1w
  •   rukiraji Love this @smashleybell thanks for sharing! #beauty 1w

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smashleybell Tituba is serving Puritan realness with this bonnet honey #Salem ***Ive had some questions about Tituba's race/ancestry so here's what I know: when I first read "Salem" I pretty much thought that Tituba would be cast as a dark skinned older black lady with a Caribbean accent just like I'd seen in various stage productions of 'The Crucible'. When I met with the writers & producers of 'Salem' they explained that 'The Crucible' is a fictional retelling of the events that happened in Salem. The truth is, nobody knows for sure what Tituba looked like or to which race she belonged. The attitudes to race at that time meant that puritans didn't fully distinguish between 'black' or 'indian'. (Side note: the real Tituba was married to another slave called John Indian which might be where the argument for her being of Native American descent comes from). The writers & producers were in no way trying to "white wash" Tituba when they cast me. My look is such that I display a certain amount of racial ambiguity and that was a look that they decided they liked for their version of Tituba. The section on Tituba's racial identity on Wikipedia is a really interesting read and I found it helped clear up a lot of questions that I had. I highly recommend reading it if you're interested! The question of Tituba's race has been debated for 150 years and ultimately we will never know for sure what the real Tituba looked like BUT I'm very happy to be playing her and am fiercely protective over her story
P.S I also really enjoyed reading "I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem" by Maryse Condé. It's a fictional version of events but it really enriched Tituba's story for me. Again, I highly recommend.
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smashleybell Blue jean baby... We're talking 'flares' on #RingMyBell today link in my bio. 2w

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smashleybell Succulent wall & a summer dress. I ️ California. 2w

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smashleybell Today on #RingMyBell Link in my bio 2w

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smashleybell Date night 2w

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smashleybell Come and have ice cream with us! @rumineely and I are at @bloomingdales in the Beverly Center now. #100PercentBloomies 2w

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smashleybell Come and hang out with @rumineely & I! Tomorrow @bloomingdales in the Beverly Center @3pm on the 2nd floor. #100PercentBloomies 2w

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smashleybell Meet me for ice cream at @bloomingdales tomorrow! I'll be at the Beverly center store with @rumineely & @coolhaus for the #100PercentBloomies Ice Cream Social. We're celebrating their new exclusive collaborations with 100 different designers.
*3pm 2nd Floor!
2w

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