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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 To Star In Fox Romantic Comedy “American Princess”

Issa Rae, co-creator and star of the HBO hit series, “Insecure,” is heading to the big screen to star in the Fox romantic comedy, “American Princess.”  Written by Amy Aniobi, the film is set to be produced by “Bridesmaids’” Paul Feig, alongside Jessie Henderson and Brendan O’Brien.  According to The …

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Michael B. Jordan Opens Up About How He Told His Agent He Only Wanted to Audition for White Roles After “Fruitvale Station:” I Don’t Want Any Pre-Bias on the Character”

During Variety’s interview show “Actors on Actors” Issa Rae and Michael B. Jordan talked about their careers as actors and how their race influenced the types of roles they were able to get. Jordan shared how he told his agent he no longer wanted to audition for black roles. ⠀⠀ …

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Issa Rae Clowns Kanye West At The CFDA Awards With His Wife In The Audience: “I’m About As Fashionable As Kanye Is Black. Only When It’s Convenient”

Monday night, #IssaRae hosted the CFDA Awards, where the international fashion community joins together to “honor the best and brightest in American design.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ At this year’s ceremony, the Council of Fashion Designers of American, Inc. awarded its first-ever Influencer Award to reality superstar, Kim Kardashian, for completely changing “the meaning …

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Issa Rae Is The Face Of CoverGirl In Upcoming Campaign

Our favorite awkward black girl is now the newest face of CoverGirl! The “Insecure” star let the world know via social media that she’d be collaborating with the legendary makeup line for a future campaign. “In all my awkward, black years I never imagined I’d be a ‪@COVERGIRL‬! SO honored …

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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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