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Laverne Cox: Personality is key

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Laverne Cox: Personality is key

Laverne Cox thinks she has "a lot more to offer" than her looks.

The 'Orange Is The New Black' star believes the culture nowadays brings more focus on style and appearance but she believes personality is much more important.

She said: "The [focus on style] is part of the culture that we live in, with women who are celebrities. I mean, I'm here, you know, in clothes that have been picked out for me by a stylist.

"I think it's important, particularly when we talk about women - and trans women even more particularly - that we focus on who the person is beyond what we look like. I like to think I have a lot more to offer beyond what I look like."

The 31-year-old star also commented on Caitlyn Jenner's "great" style.

Speaking of the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star - who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition, she said: "I think she looks great. I love what she's wearing. I think she recently wore [Herve] Leger - I wear Leger a lot. Go Caitlyn!"

Andre Leon Talley added to Watch What Happens Live: ""I think she looks fabulous. I thought she was fabulous on the Vanity Fair cover. And I think she looks like the perfect wealthy, affluent white woman who's privileged - and that's important, [because] she comes from that kind of background. I think she looks fabulous."