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‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Talks Importance of Show, Sisterhood

INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 15: Actress Yvonne Orji attends a block party celebrating HBO's new season of "Insecure" on July 15, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for HBO)

On Sunday, Season two of Issa Rae’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Insecure, premiered.

The show is held in high regard for its careful attention to the storyline of many Black women in America, and the unique circumstances they face when attempting to find and keep romantic love.

Yvonne Orji is one of the stars of the hit television series. In an exclusive interview with the Huffington Post, the woman who plays the character of Molly detailed why the show is unapologetically honest, and very much worth paying attention to.

“You turn Insecure on and you see a sea of brown,” Orji told the publication. “You see at the core of it a strong friendship between two brown-skinned girls.”

But besides that, Orji says Insecure also celebrates sisterhood.

“Me and Issa talk about this a lot; she has great friends and she wanted to show friends like that who are dope and amazing and [for people to] be able to see a relationship that is supported,” Orji said. “Black girls can make the best girlfriends. Sometimes you need someone who’s gonna listen to you and let you do your own thing like Issa and Molly.”

#Blackgirlmagic.

Catch Yvonne Orji and the rest of the “Insecure” cast Sundays at 10:30PM on HBO.

 

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