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‘Insecure’ Creator, Star Issa Rae on How Hannibal Buress Gave Her That First Big Break

‘Insecure’ Creator, Star Issa Rae on How Hannibal Buress Gave Her That First Big Break

Diversity was the big topic of discussion at the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour panel for HBO’s new comedy “Insecure” on Saturday. Issa Rae, the creator and star of the show, was told that she just may be the first black woman to accomplish that duel success. (It was later recanted; she’s actually the second, after Wanda Sykes‘ “Wanda at Large” 13 years ago.) Rae was asked about how she found her agents and managers in a system that’s famous for its lack of diversity. Also Read: Issa Rae Is 'Insecure' in First Trailer

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