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“I remember being an awkward black girl” – Issa Rae gets emotional on becoming Face of CoverGirl

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Creator and star of hit TV series Insecure, Issa Rae has been chosen as the new face of cosmetics brand CoverGirl.

She announced the news on her Instagram with a heartfelt caption expressing how much it meant to her:

I remember being an awkward black girl in high school, reading the pages of my favorite magazines, casually flipping through @COVERGIRL ads, singing their slogan in my head. Never EVER in my life did I imagine I’d be one. I am SO honored and SO excited for what’s to come. Visit @COVERGIRL to learn more #COVERGIRLMADE


Issa is the latest celebrity face of the cosmetics brand, following a lineup of stars including Zendaya, Rihanna, Janelle Monae and much more who have fronted campaigns in previous years.

The brand also confirmed it with a post on their Instagram.

We can’t wait to see what this fabulous collaboration will produce.

Congrats Issa!

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