Issa Rae

Let's Celebrate These TV Shows That Explored the Nuances of Friendship Between Black Women

From classics like Girlfriends to the unforgettable Insecure, we’re rounded up some of the best TV shows that have hit the small screen showcasing the bond between Black women.

February 11, 2023

Celebrating TV's Best Comedies With Black Stars—Which You Need to Watch ASAP

In honor of Black History Month, here are our favorite comedies starring Black performers that you need to tune into now.

February 3, 2023

Check Out Margot Robbie in the First Barbie Official Trailer!

Go inside Greta Gerwig's official "Barbie" trailer which gives fans a glimpse at Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Issa Rae, Simu Liu with narrations by Helen Mirren.

December 16, 2022


Why Tracee Ellis Ross Wasn't a Fan of Black-ish’s Hair Episode

Ahead of her new docuseries The Hair Tales, Tracee Ellis Ross reveals how she and costar Marsai Martin really felt about Black-ish's hair episode. Find out what she had to say here.

October 20, 2022

Issa Rae Is STILL "Rooting for Everybody Black" at 2022 Emmys

"Insecure" creator & star Issa Rae gets candid about the last Emmys Awards after the hit HBO series at 2022 Emmys--and yes, she's still "rooting for everybody Black"!

September 13, 2022


Issa Rae Says She's Still Rooting For "Everybody Black" at the 2022 Emmys

On the red carpet of the 2022 Emmys, Insecure's Issa Rae exclusively told Live From E! that she's still in the business of cheering for "everybody Black" at the Sept. 12 ceremony.

September 12, 2022

Denise Dowse Dead at 64: Issa Rae, Ian Ziering & More Pay Tribute

Actress Denise Dowse, best known for her roles in "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "The Guardian" dies at 64. See tributes from "Insecure" star Issa Rae & Tracee Ellis Ross.

August 14, 2022


What The Stars of Rap Sh!t Learned About Being a Mogul From Issa Rae

From an exclusive chat with E! News, find out what Rap Sh!t stars KaMillion and Aida Osman learned from their executive producer Issa Rae, and how it's changed how they approach the business.

July 28, 2022

Rap Sh!t Stars KaMillion & Aida Osman on Working With Issa Rae

HBO Max's "Rap Sh!t" TV besties KaMillion & Aida Osman share what it's like to work with creator and executive producer Issa Rae on the series. Watch!

July 28, 2022


How Issa Rae’s Own Social Media Use Influenced HBO Max’s Rap Sh!t

Issa Rae is drawing off her own social media experiences for her new HBO Max series Rap Sh!t. In an exclusive chat with E! News, the creator told us about how it impacts her art.

July 21, 2022

Issa Rae & Syreeta Singleton Explore Friendship in Rap Sh!t

Issa Rae & Syreeta Singleton dish on the power of friendship in their new HBO series "Rap Sh!t." Plus, hear how they feel pressure to be visible on social media.

July 21, 2022

Why Issa Rae Felt She “Had” to Shut Down Pregnancy Rumors

After rumors circulated online that suggested Issa Rae was expecting earlier this year, the Insecure actress is opening up about addressing the speculation on the spot.

July 19, 2022

BET Awards 2022 Nominations: See the Complete List

Doja Cat, Ari Lennox, Drake, Mary J. Blige, Zendaya, Serena Williams and Quinta Brunson are some of the nominees for the 2022 BET Awards. See the full star-studded list!

June 1, 2022

Nicole Kidman Eats Photos in Roar Trailer and We're Confused

The upcoming Apple TV+ anthology series Roar stars Nicole Kidman, Issa Rae, Betty Gilpin and more actresses, who act out bizarre feminist fables.

March 24, 2022

Issa Rae Honored With the Visionary Award at 2022 PGAs

2022 PGA Visionary Award recipient Issa Rae gives a shout-out to those who have inspired her, like Spike Lee & Ava DuVernay. Take a look.

March 21, 2022

2022 Critics' Choice Awards: MUST-SEE Red Carpet Moments!

Halle Berry, Selena Gomez & more stars showcase their fashion A-game at the 2022 Critics' Choice Awards. Here are the must-see red carpet looks!

March 14, 2022

2022 SAG Awards Noms: SNUBS & SURPRISES

From "Squid Game" making history to no love for Kristen Stewart's "Spencer," here are all the shocking takeaways from the SAG Awards nominations. Watch!

January 12, 2022

How Issa Rae’s Insecure Satisfied Fans with Series Finale

HBO’s hit show Insecure took a confident walk into the future to give fans the ultimate farewell on Dec. 26. Find out why creator Issa Rae was determined to end season five on an up note.

December 27, 2021

"The Sex Lives of College Girls" Cast Talks Their Comedy Inspiration

From Kathy Hilton on "RHOBH" to Issa Rae on "Insecure," Amrit Kaur, Pauline Chalamet, Alyah Chanelle Scott & Renee Rapp share their comedy inspirations.

November 18, 2021


You Won't Believe the Celebrities Who Inspired the Sex Lives of College Girls Cast's Performances

Mindy Kaling may be the driving force behind HBO Max's new comedy series The Sex Life of College Girls, but the cast also found inspiration from other (surprising) Hollywood icons. Watch now.

November 18, 2021

Unpacking Insecure's Unexpected Drama With the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Insecure's Amanda Seales sparked a surprising reaction online after her character wore the colors belonging to Alpha Kappa Alpha in the season five premiere. Here's everything we know so far.

October 27, 2021


The Stars of Insecure Tease What's to Come in the Final Season

In an exclusive chat with E! News' Daily Pop, Issa Rae and co-stars weighed in on the fifth and final season of Insecure. See what they had to say!

October 22, 2021