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‘Real-Life Barbie’: Yandy Smith Blows Fans Out of the Water with Her Striking Portrait

No one pulls off a glam look quite like Yandy Smith-Harris.

The “Love and Hip Hop: New York” star took to Instagram on Sunday, May 31, and flaunted her latest enviable snapshot to her 6 million followers. In her latest photo op, the music manager looked absolutely gorgeous, showing off her natural curls and a bronzed ’90s glam makeup look.

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Yandy Smith shows off her beauty. @yandysmith/Instagram

“Yup still…,” Smith-Harris captioned her post. Letting her coily tendrils roam free, she wore a black T-shirt with the words “still woke” plastered on it and large gold hoop earrings, while sporting bold brows and her signature glossy brown lip.

Users were blown away by her gorgeous appearance. One fan wrote, “Beautiful 😍and ur eyes with ur complexion 😍🌸 Looking real good to me. Just so lovely queen.” Another person called Smith-Harris a “real life barbie,” while someone else commented, “😍Yup still beautiful, smart and woke!!! 🙌Amazingly Beautiful! Miss Yandy! God Bless you & hope that you & your Family are safe & well. FAN 4 LIFE!💖🙏”

Others applauded Smith-Harris for using her platform to speak about current social injustices. An Instagram follower wrote, “Thank you @yandysmith @imsojonathan for everything you do!!! Be safe and thank you for being our voice!! 💛” and a second person added, “U are beautiful 😍 Thank you for all you do🔥❤️✊🏽. You always use your platform for good.”

Smith-Harris is all about advocacy. In February 2019 she was pepper-sprayed while protesting outside of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, on behalf of prisoners’ rights. She documented the aftermath of the incident via Instagram and said her eyes were “on fire.”

“Y’all know I’m not violent,” the mother of two said at the time, filming the protest with her phone’s camera. “I’m OK. I’m alive. But we got work to do. We got serious work to do.”

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Yandy Smith-Harris takes a photo at protest in Manhattan’s Harlem district on May 29, 2020. @yandysmith/Instagram

Her husband Mendeecees Harris was incarcerated for four years on drug charges. He was released from Federal prison in January.

Smith-Harris is now documenting her latest protest for George Floyd‘s death on her new YouTube channel. She wrote on Monday, June 1, “I protest for many different things with many groups of people. I follow the leader on issues that are not my own but that I support because I am a human being. I was happy to see them stand with us but concerned that this would end bad for one of my own. Your thoughts?”

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