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Issa Rae States the Simple Reason She Keeps Her Private Life Private

Issa Rae was given the honor of being named one of Marie Claire’s 2018 Fresh Faces for the May 2018 issue, on newsstands April 19!

Yara Shahidi, Riley Keough, Sophie Turner, and Katherine Langford were also honored.

Here’s what Insecure star had to share with the mag…

On which Friends character she would be: “I would never peg myself as a Rachel. Definitely more of a Phoebe. Maybe with Monica neuroses.”

On keeping her private life private: “I get so much feedback about everything. The one thing I don’t need feedback on is who I’m sleeping with.”

On her gratitude for what her success has enabled her to do: “I’m happy and grateful to be in a position where I can want to see something and then support the people who are telling stories I want to see.”

For more from Issa, visit MarieClaire.com.

FYI: Issa is wearing Céline.

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Tessa Thompson, Issa Rae, Joan Smalls, & Eiza Gonzalez Celebrate with Veuve Clicquot!

It was a star-studded affair at the Veuve Clicquot Fourth Annual Clicquot Carnival!

The event, supporting the Perez Art Museum Miami on Saturday (March 10) in Miami, was attended by actress Eiza Gonzalez, Thor: Ragnarok‘s Tessa Thompson, Insecure‘s Issa Rae, and model Joan Smalls, among others.

Edgar Ramirez, model Tyson Beckford, polo player Nacho Figueras and his wife, Delfina Blaquier, and more were also seen in the crowd.

Guests enjoyed some fun music and toasted with glasses of Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champagne while listening to DJ May Kwok on the turntables at the star-studded event. See all the pics in the gallery!

FYI: Eiza is wearing Prabal Gurung, a Eugenia Kim hat, Stuart Weitzman shoes, EF Collection jewels, and a Freya bag. Tessa is wearing Fendi. Issa is wearing a Loft romper.

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Chelsea Handler & Issa Rae Team Up for LinkedIn Panel!

Issa Rae is all smiles as she poses alongside Chelsea Handler at their LinkedIn panel discussion held at The Art of Elysium Center on Wednesday (March 7) in Los Angeles.

The 43-year-old talk show host and the 33-year-old Insecure star discussed working in entertainment and dished about their individual projects.

In addition to shooting the third season of Insecure, it was recently announced that Issa is set to host the 2018 CFDA Awards in June, according to Vogue.

Issa Rae is leading a new generation of performers who use their voice and humor to discuss social topics in a way that is relatable and poignant,” said CFDA President and CEO Steven Kolb. “We are also excited to take the awards to Brooklyn this year. The Brooklyn Museum is a strong and iconic backdrop to one of fashion’s biggest nights.”

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Janelle Monae & Issa Rae Step Out In Style for 'A Wrinkle in Time' Premiere!

Janelle Monae and Issa Rae keep it bright on the red carpet while attending the premiere of Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time held at the El Capitan Theatre on Monday (February 26) in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old singer-actress and the 33-year-old Insecure star were joined at the event by Black Panther‘s Winston Duke and director Ryan Coogler with wife Zinzi Evans, as well as Constance Wu, B.J. Novak, J.J. Abrams and his wife Katie McGrath, Lena Waithe, Janet Mock, and Don Cheadle and his wife Bridgid Coulter.

All the guests were in attendance to show their support for A Wrinkle in Time before it hits theaters on Friday, March 9 – Watch the trailer here!

FYI: Janelle is wearing a Wolk Morais suit, Asos boots, and Emm Kuo clutch. Issa is wearing a Pyer Moss dress.

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Tiffany Haddish Gets Honored with Rising Star Award at American Black Film Festival Honors 2018!

Tiffany Haddish is all smiles as she hits the carpet at the 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (February 25) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 38-year-old Girls Trip star was joined at the event by Tracee Ellis Ross, Angela Bassett, Issa Rae, Regina Hall, Bresha Webb, Lil Rel Howery, Anika Noni Rose, Omari Hardwick, DeWanda Wise, Dennis Haysbert and Keesha Sharp.

Omari received the Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award and Tiffany was given the Rising Star Award at the ceremony, which also handed out competitive trophies to best TV comedy winners Black-ish and Insecure, best TV drama Queen Sugar, and movie of the year Get Out.

FYI: Tiffany is wearing a Michael Costello dress and Jimmy Choo clutch and shoes. Tracee is wearing a Prabal Gurung bodysuit and Norman Silverman jewelry. Angela is wearing a Mangishi Doll dress. Issa is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress.

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