Issa Rae Is All Smiles After Golden Globe Nod
The connection between HBO’s Insecure stars Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji is undeniable. The on-screen besties seem to enjoy each other’s company whether it’s on set or in the real world.
News spread quickly about the nominations for this year’s Golden Globes, which included several Black stars and proved to be an immediate clapback to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy from years prior. Issa Rae was among several Oscar nominated newbies for her role as lead actress in the Insecure series.
This is the first time Issa has been nominated for a Golden Globe and Yvonne Orji didn’t waste any time in congratulating her friend and co-star.
Orji took to Instagram to let the world know how proud she was of Issa for being nominated. In her first post, Orji shares a video of the two posing for a picture and hugging afterwards.
Sending @issarae the BIGGGGGGGGEEEESSSSTTTT HUG for her @goldenglobes nomination! You BETTTA be a “Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical Series!!” My heart is so FULLL of joy for you mama! You deserve all of it and more for the beautiful visionary that you are! #HeyyyBooo!! #YOUDIDTHAT!!!! #iDefinitelyScreamed #insecureHBO!!
Following that, Orji posted screenshots of her FaceTime conversation with Issa, showing all kinds of love and pure happiness for the recent news.
That time @issarae got nominated for a @goldenglobes and I FaceTimed her at the butt-crack of dawn and went through all the emotions of pure excitement in our matching headscarves! #BecauseThatsWhatFriendsAreFor! #SeeWhatYouCanDoWithAniPhoneIssa?! #FirstTimeFaceTiming #TheresNoGoingBack #HerFlawlessSkinAngersMe #SheReallyDidWakeUpLikeThis #ThatsThatGoldenGlobesGlow #insecureHBO #DasMyBoo!
I think it’s safe to say that #BestieGoals are in full effect.