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Master Of None Star Lena Waithe Weighs In On Aziz Ansari's Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Master of None writer/actress Lena Waithe speaks out. As we reported, in January, a woman with the pseudonym of "Grace" spoke to babe about an incident involving Aziz Ansari which she calls "the worst experience with a man [she has] ever had." Specifically, the photographer accused the actor of pressuring her into performing several sexual acts [...]

Lena Waithe addresses Aziz Ansari misconduct allegations

3 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Waithe is having a Hollywood moment, but she still sees room for improvement when it comes to representation on screen and consent.

Celebs Praise 'Vanity Fair' for Putting Lena Waithe on the Cover!

Celebrities are speaking out to praise Vanity Fair for placing Lena Waithe on its new cover and for putting a spotlight on representation in the entertainment industry. This is the first issue put together by the mag’s new editor-in-chief Radhika Jones. “When I thought about the kind of person I’d like to see on the [...]

Someone We Actually Like: Lena Waithe Covers ‘Vanity Fair’ & Talks Representation

#BlackGirlMagic… Lena Waithe Covers Vanity Fair Lena Waithe is covering Vanity Fair for a landmark issue helmed by new EIC Radhika Jones. In it, Waithe is interviewed by fellow queer writer Jacqueline Woodson on various topics including pitching stories to

Lena Waithe Opens Up About Aziz Ansari Sexual Misconduct Claims

Lena Waithe covers Vanity Fair‘s April 2018 issue, out on newsstands on April 3. Here’s what the actress, producer and screenwriter – and the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing – had to say… On winning the Emmy: “Here’s the irony of it all. I don’t need an Emmy to tell [...]

Lena Waithe is 'Vanity Fair's Stripped Down Cover Star

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

The OUT100 Artist of the Year dressed down in a white shirt for her groundbreaking cover shoot.

Lena Waithe speaks on using her Emmy to help others in new interview

“You can take my call when I call you about this black queer writer over here who’s got a dope pilot.”

Lena Waithe Vanity Fair Cover Signals a New Era

11 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The actress, writer, and producer wears a humble T-shirt.

‘Master Of None’ Star Lena Waithe Featured On Landmark New Vanity Fair Cover

14 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The first issue under a new editor marks a major shift by showcasing a rising black, openly lesbian female performer.

'The Chi' Season 1 post-mortem: Lena Waithe talks about what worked and what didn't

Tribune reporters William Lee and Nina Metz have recapped the first season of Showtime’s “The Chi” through the finale. Here they talk with show creator Lena Waithe about her thoughts on the season and her plans for next season. Lena Waithe: Hi, how are you guys? William Lee: Hi Lena, we’re good,...

'The Chi' recap Episode 10: Wrapping up story arcs and hinting at new ones

Each week, William Lee and Nina Metz recap and discuss the first season of “The Chi,” which airs at 9 p.m. Sundays on Showtime. Spoilers ahead William Lee: The season finale for Chicago native Lena Waithe’s “The Chi” didn’t disappoint, providing answers to some long-awaited questions. The finale...

At Essence's pre-Oscars luncheon, the message is clear: 'Sisters are the vibranium'

The Black Women in Hollywood luncheon included that "Black Panther" reference and other standout moments as Hollywood paid tribute to honorees Tessa Thompson, Lena Waithe, Tiffany Haddish and Danai Gurira.

Chicago's Lena Waithe and Tanya Saracho sign major development deals

A pair of TV show creators with strong ties to Chicago have separately signed major development deals recently. Chicago native Lena Waithe (who won an Emmy this past September for comedy writing on the Netflix series “Master of None”) is teaming up with Sight Unseen Pictures, the company behind...

Constructive Feedback University: "The Chronicles Of Judah 144" Analysis Of Black Entertainment Sensation Lena Waithe - Though C.F.U.s Analytical OUTPUT Is Similar, Our Pathway Is Starkly Different

NOTES: I don't know "Chronicles Of Judah 144" I do not recall viewing any of his videos prior to today With that said: (As with so many other 'Black Commentators' in the public space) I DO NOT promote the "White Supremacists Are Attacking Us" meme. Show More Summary

Lena Waithe's Comedy, Centered On A Queer Black Woman, Is Coming To TBS

"Queer black characters have been the sidekick for long enough, it’s time for us to finally take the lead,” she writes.

Lena Waithe Has Landed A Deal at TBS For Her Comedy Series 'Twenties'

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The show marks Waithe's second original series deal she's landed in recent months.

TBS Nabs Lena Waithe Pilot Twenties!

Twenties is a single-camera comedy that follows the adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking sht and chasing their dreams. TBS has landed the pilot for Twenties – created/written/executive produced by Lena Waithe (Master of None, The Chi). Show More Summary

Lena Waithe comedy 'Twenties' gets pilot order from TBS

TBS has given a pilot order to a comedy from multi-hyphenate Lena Waithe about three female friends. "Twenties" revolves around "a queer black girl" named Hattie and her two straight best friends. The script has been in Waithe's drawer for some time. Her career has exploded in the past year with...

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