In which Taraji demonstrates once again her formidable acting skills, convincing us all that that she sincerely meant to wear this very dress, rather than admit the truth: She inadvertently bought it off the rack in the children’s department.

The good news is, she more than made up for it later:

Bracelets and all! (As to why she’s being made to pose in front of a photo of two giant children…I still don’t have a theory. This is the TV festival in Monaco and I ASSUME they’re meant to be secretly watching TV under the covers? Sometimes, Monaco is confusing.)

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