Tessa Thompson Says Michael B. Jordan Wouldn't Let Her Dress Like A Goth In "Creed III"

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If you went to see Creed III this weekend, that means that you saw Tessa Thompson return alongside Michael B. Jordan for the third installment of the franchise.

Screenshot from "Creed III"

It’s possible you were paying close attention to Tessa’s fits, which Michael — who, as you probably know, makes his directing debut with Creed III — had a surprising hand in influencing.

Screenshot from "Creed III"

During a recent appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Tessa revealed that Michael weighed in on her outfit choices throughout the film’s production.

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“He has a say, of course, as the director, of anything that happens in the film,” she explained, “and he’s very specific about clothing, which I didn’t know.”

Closeup of Tessa Thompson

“We never disagreed about anything except for sometimes what shoes I would wear. He just has ideas about ladies’ fashion.”

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Tessa also said that she wanted to wear all black for a scene to embrace her secret “goth” side — but Michael wasn’t having it.

Screenshot from "Creed III"

“There was a party scene where I really wanted to wear…all black, because I’m secretly goth,” she said. “I never got to be in high school, so now I am.”

Michael B. Jordan and Tessa Thompson

“And he was like, ‘No, no, no. You’re not gonna wear that.'”

Screenshot from "Creed III"

Still, Tessa wasn’t mad about the call. “He was right in the end. He was,” she said. “I can admit when I’m wrong.”

Closeup of Tessa Thompson

Watch the entire interview here.

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