White Famous (2017)

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A young African-American comedian rises among the ranks of the stand-up world and braces for "break-out" fame.


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  • Jay Pharoah in White Famous (2017)
  • Cleopatra Coleman and Jay Pharoah in White Famous (2017)
  • Jay Pharoah in White Famous (2017)
  • Jay Pharoah in White Famous (2017)
  • Meagan Good and Jay Pharoah in White Famous (2017)
  • Meagan Good and Jay Pharoah in White Famous (2017)

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Tom Kapinos, Buddy Lewis, Chris Spencer

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20 October 2017 | keegoharborpaulnewman
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| Found Myself Rooting Against the Main Character
The series is predicated on Jay Pharoah's struggle for success, but it's difficult to root for him when he doesn't seem particularly deserving of it, on a personal or professional level.

He has an unhealthy relationship with his ex, Sadie (Cleopatra Coleman), in which he would prefer she not see anyone else while he is free to date. He berates his agent, is negligent toward the son he and Sadie share and constantly self-sabotages in meetings with directors and producers. On top of that he is fixated on race and makes sure to make every non-black character he comes in contact with well aware of his polarized views.

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