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Former Nickelodeon Star Vanessa Braden Kelly Wins Outstanding Lead Actress At 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, “Giants” Breaks Record With 11 Nominations

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The hit YouTube series “Giants” has lovingly swept the nation as well as this year’s 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, with actress nickelodeon baller alert Baden-Kelly and actor Terrence Terrell taking home the award for Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series. Giants was …

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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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