Lena Waithe Joins the Cast of 'Dear White People'
Lena Waithe Joins the Cast of 'Dear White People'

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:

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Dear White People season two can't get here fast enough.

Source:Entertainment Weekly