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Issa Rae Wins Outstanding Actress in A Comedy Series at 2022 NAACP Image Awards

Issa shouted out castmates Jay Ellis and Yvonne Orji while accepting the award.

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Insecure! The hit series won Outstanding Comedy Series at the 53rd Annual NAACP Image Awards for its fifth and final season.

And the top honors didn’t stop there, Issa Rae won Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in HBO’s Insecure.

Issa Rae originally created the HBO series with Larry Wilmore in 2016. The series, which was inspired by Rae’s 2010’s web series Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl catapulted the writer/producer into superstar status.

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Insecure centers “around relationships, both new and old, to figure out who and what comes with them in this next phase of their lives,” HBO reported. Viewers often weighed in on the hilarious romantically tied scenes on social media, which really helped bridge the gap of Issa’s digital footprint and TV catalog.

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Issa joined this year’s host Anthony Anderson to accept the honors for Outstanding Comedy Series. She shouted out castmates Jay Ellis and Yvonne Orji while accepting the award with all smiles.

Fans of Insecure can still interact with the show in the metaverse! Insecure: The Come Up, puts players into the hilarious world of Issa Dee and Molly, and the rest of the crew as they go through their own adulting experiences and unexpected life events that are thrown at them.

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