Hollywood “it” girl Hailee Steinfeld is proud of her Pinoy roots despite the fact she can only speak a few Tagalog words. Hailey’s mom is a Filipina while her father is Jewish-American. She grew up in California but the actress-singer says she definitely inherited a lot of Filipino traits specially from her grandfather. Hailee entered showbiz via the film “True Grit”
when she was just 14 years old and her performance got nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category in the Oscars. Hailee is currently in the country to promote her music.
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