Gabrielle Union Can't Stop Gushing Over 'Painfully Polite' Zendaya: 'She Is WOKE'

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Gabrielle Union can't stop marveling over Hollywood's reigning "It" girl, Zendaya.
The 44-year-old actress dubbed the Spider-Man: Homecoming star her Woman Crush Wednesday on Instagram, gushing over her in the caption.
"When I met @Zendaya I was struck by her poise and that smile and her laugh," Union wrote, accompanying the post with five stunning shots of the 20-year-old Oakland, California, native. "She is real. She is painfully polite. She is no pushover."
"She is clear on what she wants and does not suffer fools or wasted time," Union continued. "She is WOKE. She is a leader. She is compassionate. She is a triple threat."
Union continued on, reiterating just how "real" Zendaya is both on- and off-screen.
"I have to say it again, she's real. No BS about her," she said. "Maybe it's cuz she's from the Bay, maybe it's just who she is or maybe it's her amazing parents… My #WCW is a special woman. Let us lift her up. ❤ this young woman."

Zendaya is certainly having quite the awesome summer. In addition to starring in the new Marvel film, out July 7, she currently covers the July issue of Vogue. It's her first time ever landing a spot on the prestigious fashion magazine's cover, which may explain why she simply couldn't keep her cool when announcing the exciting news to her fans.
See the gorgeous pics HERE and press play on the video below to hear more on Z's feature film debut from her co-star, Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland!