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Issa Rae Talks “Insecure”, Male Nudity In TV And How Shonda Rimes Paved The Way, Says She And Other Black Actors Can Be “Unapologetic In Our Blackness”

“Insecure” star Issa Rae spoke to the audience at Mipcom in Cannes, where she was being honored as Personality of the Year and discussed her white audience, #ShondaRimes and the flip on male nudity due to the show’s writers‘ being female.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rae stated, “Where television in the ‘90s and early …

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Issa Rae Defends Recent ‘Insecure’ Episode During NYFW

Actress and creator Issa Rae took a hit recently when a recent episode of the HBO show ‘Insecure’ suggested that white women are more interested in oral sex than black women.   “We were referencing something in the past that had been said and thought,” Rae, the series creator, told …

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Issa Rae Joins Cast of “The Hate You Give

Insecure creator and star, #IssaRae has joined Amandla Stenberg in the adaptation of Angela Thomas’ coming-of age novel. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The cast includes silver-screen gems: #Common, #ReginaHall, #AlgeeSmith, #RussellHornsby, and #LamarJohnson. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #TheHateUGive visits Starr, a 16-year old who has to find balance between her impoverished environment and the affluent preparatory she …

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