Jaden Smith Carries a Handful of His Own Dreadlocks on the Met Gala Red Carpet

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Jaden Smith played it safe in an all-black Louis Vuitton ensemble at the Met Gala in New York City on Monday night, but went all out with a hair-raising accessory -- or a handful of them, actually.

The 18-year-old actor casually walked the red carpet while holding his chopped-off blond dreadlocks in his right hand.

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Smith also showed off his grill as he smiled wide for photographers.

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The actor chopped off his hair with the help of dad Will Smith earlier this month, as he prepared for his new film, Life in a Year, with Cara Delevingne and Terrence Howard. 

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