12 Things You Should Know About Newcomer Hailee Steinfeld

Haliee Steinfeld is just 18-years-old but she’s already an Oscar nominee, a member of Taylor Swift’s elite friend squad and a fantastic singer in her own right. She just released an insanely catchy tune called “Love Myself,” an anthem that unabashedly promotes self-love (wink wink). She’s definitely one to watch, so allow us to help you get to know her a little bit better.

1.  She beat out 15,000 girls for the role of Mattie Ross in True Grit when she was 13.

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2.  She became the face of designer label Miu Miu at just 14 years old.

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3. In 2009, she starred in a TV commercial for Kmart’s back-to-school campaign.
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4. She played not one, but three characters in Taylor’s “Bad Blood” video.

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5. She sang an acoustic duet of Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches.”

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6. Her brother Griffin Steinfeld is a professional NASCAR driver.

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7. Lena Dunham is a huge fan of “Love Myself.”

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8. She’s pals with Demi Lovato.

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9. Her favorite emoji is the cat with the heart eyes. (the 1:57 mark)

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10. At 14, she was cast as Juliet in the film Romeo & Juliet, a role originally intended for a 20-year-old.

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11. Shortly after Pitch Perfect 2 (her first singing role) opened in theaters, Hailee was signed to Republic Records.

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12. She’s an angel, according to Anna Kendrick.

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We agree with Anna’s assessment. What do YOU think Hailee’s new music career?

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