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Is Issa Rae Pregnant? Actor Breaks Silence on Rumors

Issa Rae has finally cleared the air and set the record straight once and for all on the pregnancy rumors going around in circles in a funny way. Read further to know if Rae is pregnant or not.

Issa Rae is not pregnant

Jo-Issa Rae Diop is popularly known as Issa Rae. Everyone listen up, she is not pregnant. The actress shut down all the pregnancy rumors on March 30, 2022, with the help of social media.

She took to her Twitter and wrote, “I am not pregnant, f**kyouverymuch.”  To put more emphasis, she added another line that read, “LET A BITCH EAT DRINK AND BE MERRY.”

All of Issa Rae’s pregnancy rumors started when a short clip of hers was posted on the internet. The video was taken last Friday at the Kennedy Center in D.C. where she was seen playing the role of a host for a festival touting Black creatives.

A little bit about Rae’s personal life

The 37-year-old tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend Louis Diame, last year. Issa is not just an actress but also a writer and producer. Her husband is a Senegalese businessman by profession.

These two love birds got hitched in a private ceremony in France in July 2021. We must tell you that Rae and Louis look gorgeous togther. Issa was first spotted wearing her stunning engagement ring publicly on the cover of Essence magazine’s April 2019 issue.

When did Issa come into the spotlight?

Rae first received the attention of the viewers when she starred in a YouTube web series named Awkward Black Girl. The first episode of the comedy series premiered on February 3, 2011. She portrayed the role of J in the series.

If you give her web series a watch, then you will see that in the series Issa interacts with a bunch of co-workers and love interests who put her in some uncomfortable situations.

From the year 2011, Issa began working on her YouTube channel which contains many short videos, web series, and other kinds of content that are created by black people. For those of you wondering, HOORAE Media, An Issa Rae Company is the name of her YouTube channel. She has more than 559k subscribers on the video-sharing platform.

Issa has worked in the comedy-drama series ‘Insecure’

Soon afterward, Rae got more recognition when she played the role of co-creator, co-writer, and star for the HBO television series Insecure (2016–2021). She started working with Larry Wilmore on the comedy series pilot in the year 2013.

The series revolves around the awkward experiences of African-American women and was ultimately titled ‘Insecure’. The show garnered love and attention from the viewers as well as the critics. Season five of the show dropped on October 24, 2021. The final episode of Insecure premiered on December 26, 2021.

Since Issa got married to the love of her life in 2021, so maybe the fans thought that the duo was planning to expand their family but that’s not the case. Stay connected with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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