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August 9, 2018

Issa Rae On #LawrenceHive Backlash, Why Her Mom Stopped Watching ‘Insecure’ & Meeting The Obama’s [VIDEO]

Ebro In The Morning Issa Rae
Issa Rae On #LawrenceHive Backlash, Why Her Mom Stopped Watching ‘Insecure’ & Meeting The Obama’s [VIDEO]

Issa Rae came up to Ebro in the Morning days before season 3 of Insecure sets to debut on HBO.

During a previous discussion she revealed that Lawrence will not return for the new season of the show. She reveals that people have threatened to stop watching the show altogether due to her decision.

She also spoke about the amount of black women spotlighted on various September magazine covers this year. “It’s beautiful, she said. “We’re strong arming this time.”

Rae, who found her first success with the popular YouTube series Awkward Black Girl also spoke about working with her friends and networking got her where she is today. Many of them have appeared in Insecure, and she even got a chance for her closest friends to be involved in a Cover Girl ad.

Other topics touched during the interview include having sex on camera, the time her mom refused to watch the show, meeting the Obama’s and much more.

Insecure season 3 premieres Sunday, August 12, at 10:30PM EST.

Watch the full conversation below.

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