#Emmys: Issa Rae Says She’s ‘Rooting for Everybody Black’

Issa Rae at the 69th Emmys (Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock)
Issa Rae at the 69th Emmys (Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock)

Issa Rae, creator and star of HBO’s “Insecure,” was happy to get candid about who she was rooting for to win at this year’s 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, despite her own show’s snub.

“I’m rooting for everybody black,” she said from the red carpet. “I am!”

She also expressed appreciation for “Insecure’s” audience, stating that their support of her and the other writers allowed them to tell stories from their own personal experiences in Season 2.

“People just let us be and tell the stories we wanted to tell and me and the writers ran with it,” she explained.

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SOURCE: Erin Nyren 
Variety