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Donald Glover Tells 'Wired' He Decided To Write For TV Because Of Tina Fey!

Donald Glover Tells 'Wired' He Decided To Write For TV Because Of Tina Fey!

Donald Glover sheds a tear in this artsy shot from Wired magazine’s February issue, which hits newsstands everywhere on January 24!

Here’s what the 33-year-old Golden Globe-winning Atlanta star had to share with the mag:

On why he wanted to start writing for television: “I decided I wanted to write for television because of Tina [Fey]. She was always so happy, and I was like, I want to be happy like that too.”

On Bernie Mac and Dave Chappelle being his inspiration for Atlanta: “Those shows were so honest and so true. Bernie Mac had a sister who was a crack addict on the show. It wasn’t funny, but it was real.”

On his experimental album release event and the absence of social media: “Today, kids’ idea of going to a concert is proving that they are there on Snapchat or Instagram. We wanted to give them a complete show and have their attention.”

For more from Donald, visit Wired.com!

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Photos: Joe Pugliese / WIRED
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