Belief Issa Rae to make us burst into laughter at an award present. On Saturday evening, Rae took house her first-ever win on the NAACP Picture Awards for excellent actress in a comedy collection for Insecure. She was up in opposition to a gaggle of robust nominees, together with Regina Corridor, Yara Shahidi, Folake Olowofoyeku, and Tracee Ellis Ross. And after shortly thanking the NAACP for the accolade in her acceptance speech, Rae additionally hilariously thanked Ross for dropping. “Unhealthy b*tches do not lose typically, however after they do, they do not care,” she stated. Ross had beforehand gained the class for the previous six years – since 2015! – for her position in Black-ish.
After expressing gratitude for the forged, crew, HBO, and extra concerned in Insecure, Rae, who wore a modern halter neck costume, went on to share how a lot the popularity means to her. “It is the one validation that issues, is Black individuals’s validation, so I actually recognize NAACP for honoring us,” she continued. “It means a lot.”
Later within the night, Ross shared Rae’s speech on her Instagram, congratulating her buddy on her win. “When your pals win it is virtually higher than whenever you do! Congratulations @issarae!!!! Love you and soooooo comfortable on your win! #naacpimageawards,” she wrote. Watch Rae’s full speech above.
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