Lena Waithe Joins the Cast of 'Dear White People'
Dear White People is adding a new character
Season two of the Netflix show Dear White People is scheduled to premiere in 2018. Fans of the first season should expect a pleasant surprise when the show returns.
Emmy award winning writer and actressLena Waithe will be joining the cast of the hit show. According to Entertainment Weekly, Waithe will play P Ninny, a cocky rapper who stars in a reality series called Trap-House Tricks (we're pretty sure they're mocking Love and Hip-Hop here.)
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Waithe spoke to EW about hew new role:
Ive never played anyone like this character...Whats so funny about her is that shes not aware of how shes coming off to the world. But, shes a lot of fun. I just got be like really silly and crazy, and say crazy stuff, because thats what happens in that world.
Justin Simien, the show's creator, also spoke a little what to expect from P Ninny:
Its [us] having fun and making our own commentary on the state of black people in television and in culture and how that affects people, particularly our protagonists,
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Entertainment Weekly was able to obtain an exclusive image of what P Ninny will look like:
Dear White People season two can't get here fast enough.