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Issa Rae responded to pregnancy rumors sparked by a "baby bump" video.

According to TMZ, the pregnancy rumors started last week after a video of Rae and Insecure co-star Yvonne Orji showed Rae wearing a skintight outfit that accentuated her bloated midriff.

Rae was holding a glass of wine in the video, which prompted a plethora of criticism from social media users concerned that Rae was drinking while pregnant.

"I am not pregnant, fuckyouverymuch," Rae tweeted on Wednesday. "LET A BITCH EAT DRINK AND BE MERRY."

Eurweb reports the video footage was shot last Friday at the Kennedy Center in D.C., where Rae was hosting a festival for Black creatives.

Fans speculated that Rae may have been annoyed because she and Louis Diame struggled to start a family for over a decade. Rae and Diame wed in July of 2021.

Rae, 37, is best known for her web series Insecure. She launched her career on YouTube with web series Awkward Black Girl in 2011.

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Issa Rae regrets not exploring motherhood on her popular TV series, Insecure.

The TV comedy-drama was based on Issa's acclaimed web series Awkward Black Girl on YouTube.

Insecure aired on HBO from September 2016 until the series finale on Sunday, December 26.

In the series, Issa played Issa Dee, a career girl who worked at a non-profit called "We Got Y'all". While juggling her career, Issa Dee struggled to find a good man.

But having children and raising a family were not in Issa Dee's plans.
 
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Earlier this year, the 36-year-old actress married her longtime boyfriend Louis Diame. But the couple is childless and Issa is feeling the void.

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Having success and money are nice, but a woman's true purpose in life is to be a mother.

"I do wish we could've explored motherhood through Issa [Dee], Issa Rae told Vulture magazine's E. Alex Jung.

"Women having this ticking time clock that's so unfair that men will never experience," she said, referring to high-risk pregnancies after age 35.

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"[Men] can be like, Yeah, I'm 53, it's time to have kids. And we really have a time to decide. You can freeze your eggs, you can do all these things, but there's just something [missing]."

Issa said she and her staff discussed getting her pregnant during the series, but it never happened.

"There was an interesting discussion that happened in the room that men were enlightened by — annoyingly so — that the women in the room really bonded over: Oh my God, you feel this way, too? Even if you don't want kids, you still feel that clock. And there's such a pressure in the back of your mind of having to decide. That's something I wish we were able to explore. Maybe we'll explore it with something else."

 
READ ALSO: Lonely 'Sex and the City' creator regrets choosing a career over children

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Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell, 60, recently said she regrets choosing a career over children because now she is "truly alone."

"When I was in my thirties and forties, I didn't think about it," said the former sex columnist. "Then when I got divorced and I was in my fifties, I started to see the impact of not having children and of truly being alone. I do see that people with children have an anchor in a way that people who have no kids don't."

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Issa Rae wanted something timeless and classy to commemorate her wedding to longtime boyfriend Louis Diame.

Issa and Louis tied the knot at a private ceremony in the South of France over the weekend.

Some women only get married once, so Issa wanted custom diamond bridal jewelry that will always remind her of that special occasion.

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So she reached out to Scotty, of Grillz by Scotty aka We Trap Grills, in Decatur, Georgia, to custom order a custom diamond and gold grill for her wedding day.

Scotty called in to Majic 107.5's Ryan Cameron Uncensored radio show on Tuesday to explain Issa's custom order.

He said Issa walked into his West Coast location to order the timeless wedding jewelry.

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Issa wanted platinum fangs with inset diamonds -- and only the best quality diamonds would suffice. Scotty said he had no idea who she was until after she placed her order and left.

It isn't every day that a bride orders a custom bridal grill.

Scotty said he made a backup piece just in case something went wrong or the first one didn't fit.

If you live in Georgia, you can visit Scotty at his Decatur store at 1900 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA 30032.

Question: What do you think of Issa's custom bridal grill?

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Issa Rae is a married woman. The former YouTube star married longtime boyfriend Louis Diame in the South of France over the weekend.

Issa, born Jo-Issa Rae Diop, is best known as the co-creator, co-writer, and star of the HBO television series Insecure.

She gained fame for her YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl in 2011.

Issa, 36, has been nominated for multiple Golden Globes Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards.

She shared photos of her fabulous wedding on Instagram.

Louis Diame is a Senegalese businessman. The two lovebirds, both of Senegalese descent, have dated for nearly a decade.

Issa Rae first wore her engagement ring publicly on the cover of Essence magazine's April 2019 issue.

In 2012, she was named on the annual Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the entertainment section.

In 2018 she won a BET Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.

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Issa Rae wants to showcase romances that don't "center on whiteness" in her upcoming movies. The actress currently stars in two romantic movies with Black leading men this year.

The Los Angeles native stars in The Photograph, a drama with Lakeith Stanfield, and The Lovebirds, a romantic comedy with Kumail Nanjiani as her leading man.

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Speaking to Variety, the 35-year-old said her movies are important because they show Black relationships that are often excluded from Hollywood films, while interracial relationships are pushed to the forefront.

"Every time there's an interracial romance, it feels like it centers on whiteness, and it doesn't have to," she said. "Just so you know, there are people who don't procreate with just white people."

Reflecting on the issue of diversity in Hollywood, after vocalizing her disappointment that the 2020 Oscars nominations were white and male, she added she hopes to see a change in the near future.

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"I don't feel like it's up to me to answer those questions. Like, I'm doing the work. I'm out here. I'm employing who I need to employ, I'm telling the stories that I need to tell," she said. "Those questions need to be asked to the powers-that-be. It needs to be asked to the white people who run this industry."

Issa added: "Hopefully, something will be done... I think it's easy to be like, '(clapping) I'm so glad he said something. Next. Let's go get tacos.'"

Rae, who is rumored to be a discreet lesbian, made Glamour Magazine's "35 Under 35" list in 2013 and the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in both 2013 and 2014.

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Vivica A. Fox reacted angrily to the news that Issa Rae intends to remake the hit all-female bank heist movie Set It Off. Vivica, pictured left, told Issa to "create your own franchise" as she responded to the news that the Insecure star is working on a reboot of her 1996 crime drama.

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A young Vivica, pictured 2nd from right, starred alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, far right, Queen Latifah, far left, and Kimberly Elise, 2nd from left, in the original film, about a group of female friends who use insider information to rob Los Angeles banks.

Despite the demand for a remake of the urban classic, a Set It Off sequel was never made.

According to WENN.com, Issa, 34, is in the early stages of developing a new version of the film but, when asked about the prospect by Entertainment Tonight, Vivica was less than enthusiastic of the remake plan.

"It's a classic, leave it alone," the 55-year-old actress responded, bluntly. "There's absolutely no reason to try to redo it. It's been done, and we did it so well, that people are absolutely going to compare it to that and I think that's her taking on a tremendous chore because that film has become a cult classic and some things are just better left."

Vivica said Issa will face a massive backlash if she gets the reboot wrong: "Like, create your own franchise. If you want to do a new film of girls robbing banks, create your own thing. You can make it up to date. We did that film in 1996. We are in 2019, going into 2020. So, create your own thing because people are absolutely going to compare it to it, and she'll probably, if it's not good, they're going to slay her for it."
 

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Amanda Seales responded to the backlash after she complained about being thrown out of an Emmys afterparty. Seales is best known by the stage name Amanda Diva as a comedian, poet, rapper and member of the R&B duo Floetry alongside Marsha Ambrosius.

The Insecure actress was thrown out of the Black Hollywood Emmys afterparty when Issa Rae's publicist spotted her.

Seales took to Twitter.com to complain about her mistreatment. She was upset that no one in the room, including her fellow cast members, stepped up to defend her.

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Actor Sarunas Jackson, who plays Dro on Insecure, called Seales "a disrespectful-ass human being" who shouldn't "expect people to want to hang out with you. It's quite simple. Sit it out."

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But Seales wasn't ready to accept that she is responsible for her own misery.

"If I saw this happening to someone else, I would have been all up in that shit," she said.

"I guess what fascinates me is the excitement of people to be like, 'She must be a bitch! She's got to be a bitch! If everyone's saying she's a bitch then she must be a bitch!' I think that's fascinating to me because, because I don't know what value that has in their lives. I think that's what trips me out about it."

She concluded, "Some people like me. Some people don't. But I do not lie. Have a good day."
 

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Viewers of HBO hit show "Insecure" were irate when they learned fan favorite Lawrence (Jay Ellis) was not returning for season 3. The series' showrunner Prentice Penny said Lawrence was written out of the show so that Insecure's co-creator, writer and star Issa Rae can grow and mature.

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Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Essence magazine honored remarkable moments and performers in film and television at yesterday's 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards Gala, held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.

(L-R) Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi were presented with Hollywood’s “Next Generation” the 2017 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards.

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