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Naomie Harris Is Slaying ESSENCE Magazine’s December 2015 Issue

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Bond girl Naomie Harris is heating up the magazine circuit with her brand new cover for ESSENCE magazine. Check it inside…

If you don’t know Naomie Harris, get familiar.

The British beauty is gearing up for a huge role in the upcoming 007 thriller Spectre where she will reprise her roles as Eve Moneypenny. Naomie played Miss Moneypenny in the 2012 flick Skyfall.

Days before Spectre debut, Naomie graces the cover of ESSENCE magazine’s December 2015 issue and she’s simply stunning!

Inside, the 39-year-old YBF chick chops it up about grinding her way to Hollywood from being poverty stricken and living on welfare in North London’s Finsbury Park with her teenage mother. As a child, she enrolled in the Anna Schere Theater School and began booking TV roles by the tender age of nine.

"I always knew I was going to be an actress," says Naomie. But, it wasn’t always peaches and cream. She learned quickly what life is like as a struggling actress after going without booking a gig for nine months after graduating. She didn’t quit and eventually landed her breakout role in Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later.

Since then, she has starred in films such as Miami Vice, Street Kings and more. Now, she’s taking her talents to another 007 film. She said,

“It's a franchise I grew up watching, and I never thought in a million years I would be part of it.”

True YBF chick indeed. And she's totally gorgeous.

You can grab your physical copy once it hits newsstands November 13th.  She's dishing on her humble beginnings, how her self-improvement moves helped her reconcile her feelings about her father, and her thoughts on men and relationships

Last night....

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The newest Bond girl was presented with the unveiling of her ESSENCE magazine December 2015 cover during the Black Women of Bond Tribute event held at the California African American Museum. The British beauty looks pleased with the result.

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Host Gil Robertson and Essence magazine's Regina Robertson were there to present Naomie her cover and celebrate her new film.

 

The event was held to celebrate Naomie and all of the black Bond girls, including Halle Berry, Trina Parks and Gloria Hendry. Peep more pics from the event HERE.

 

Photos: ESSENCE/Getty

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