She is the face of a new Valention campaign from the luxury Italian fashion house.
And following the launch of the range, Zendaya was spotted in the capital as she left her hotel with her entourage on Sunday evening.
It’s unclear if Zendaya’s visit was campaign-related, and it’s possible the 25-year-old actress will be in Italy ahead of Milan Fashion Week which begins on Tuesday, having caused a stir in the fashion world with her bold looks.
On the way ! Zendaya was spotted in Rome as she left her hotel with her entourage on Sunday evening
While the Euphoria star is usually happy with eye-catching ensembles, she opted for a dressed-up look as she hit the streets of the capital.
She wore a black top layered over a gray cardigan and baggy pants, which she teamed with a pair of low black and white Nike dunks.
The Spider-Man actress wore her curly locks swept back in a ponytail and covered the majority of her pretty face with a face mask.
Dressed up: While the Euphoria star is usually delighted with eye-catching ensembles, she opted for a dressed up look as she hit the streets of the capital
It appeared that Zendaya had put on a mask before jumping into a waiting taxi.
She was joined by a stylish pal, who wore a navy houndstooth sweater with blue velor sweatpants.
He accessorized the casual look with a beanie, sunglasses and a black Gucci bag.
It comes after the former teenage actress insisted that Euphoria is not a “moral tale”.
Zendaya defended her show after anti-drug education group DARE criticized the program for “glorifying” drug addiction and “misleadingly and misrepresenting” high school drug use.
Zendaya insisted the show was about reassuring viewers that they weren’t “alone” in their struggles, but it never encouraged audiences to live their lives in any particular way. .
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She told Entertainment Weekly: “Our show is by no means a moral tale to teach people how to live their lives or what they should do.” If anything, the sentiment behind “Euphoria,” or whatever we’ve ever tried to do with it, is to hopefully help people feel a little less alone in their experience and their pain.
“And maybe they feel like they’re not the only ones going through or dealing with what they’re up against.”
Season 2 of the HBO series ends with an intervention for Zendaya’s character, Rue, whom the actress has called the “light at the end of the tunnel” and she hopes her alter ego’s experiences will help viewers gain “a little more understanding and [be] empathetic to the experience of addiction.
She added: “My biggest hope is that people can connect with it and those who need to heal and grow with Rue hopefully by the end of this season feel that hope and feel that. change in her.”
While working on the show, Zendaya heard from many viewers who see “parallels” of their own lives and she admitted that their messages meant a lot to her.
She said: “So many people have reached out and found so many parallels of all ages, from all walks of life. So many parallels to Rue and her story and Rue means a lot to them in ways that I can understand, but also maybe in ways that I could never understand, and that means the most to all of us.
No Morals Here: This comes after the former teenage actress insisted Euphoria is not a “moral tale”; DARE accused the program of normalizing teen substance abuse
DARE accused the program of normalizing substance abuse among teens.
They said in a statement last month: “Rather than pursuing every parent’s desire to protect their children from the potentially horrific consequences of substance abuse and other high-risk behaviors…
‘HBO’s television drama Euphoria chooses to falsely glorify and misrepresent drug use, addiction, anonymous sex, violence and other destructive behaviors by high school students as common and prevalent in the world. today’s world
“It’s unfortunate that HBO, social media, TV critics and paid advertising chose to label the show ‘revolutionary’ rather than acknowledging the potential negative consequences for school-aged children who are today. today face unprecedented mental health risks and challenges.