Learning that you have a chronic condition, like diabetes, can feel completely paralyzing for some people. And accepting that your life will be forever changed by the condition can be an even harder pill to swallow. In fact, it took actor Samira Wiley 10 years to accept her diagnosis. In...
Actress Samira Wiley joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss her new documentary "The Gratitude Project," which is in partnership with multivitamin brand One A Day. The Emmy winner also discusses what she's learned from motherhood, and what to expect in the new season of "The Handmaid's Tale."
Samira Wiley wants to showcase the true power of practicing gratitude. The Handmaid's Tale star has partnered with the multivitamin brand One A Day for a new documentary, The Gratitude Project. The short will explore real stories from individuals who have been using gratitude as a tool for self-improvement and why they chose to show appreciation, love, and care to their whole selves.
Samira Wiley addressed how unwanted comments about people’s bodies can have a lasting impact, even if someone is comfortable in their own skin. “The Handmaid’s Tale” actor got candid about an experience that “really affected” her in a People magazine interview published Wednesday — and to make matters worse, it occurred in a professional setting.
Best known for her roles in The Handmaid's Tale and Orange Is the New Black, Samira Wiley has recently partnered with One A Day's Gratitude Project, which encourages young people's self esteem by showing appreciation for their bodies and selves. To promote her vision and the beliefs she holds dear,...
Emmy Award-winning actress Samira Wiley recently shared about a negative experience she had being body-shamed at a photo shoot. In an interview with People, the 34-year-old recalled the incident vividly and said she was "really affected" by it, because she felt like she had a healthy body image. "I was on the shoot and one of the outfits they put me in, was something that showed a bit of midriff," she said. "And honestly, I thought it was fine. But someone on the set was like, 'Oh, don't worry. We can fix that in post.'"
Samira Wiley has opened up about body gratitude, as well as looking back at a time in her career where she was shamed for her looks.Speaking with People, Wiley, 34, discussed an incident where she was was body-shamed during a photoshoot and how it “really affected” her.“I remember this one so vividly because feel like I have a healthy body image, and I was on the shoot and one of the outfits they put me in, was something that showed a bit of midriff,” she said. “And honestly, I thought it was fine. But someone on the set was like,...
When Samira Wiley moved into Lauren Morelli’s Los Angeles home in 2016, the space had been recently decorated by designer Stefani Stein. The couple found happiness inside Morelli’s crisp and colorful bungalow, and yet, “it felt like [Samira] was living in my space, as opposed to something that was co-created,” the television producer and writer says. Three years later, recently married and ready to start a family, the couple decided to find a new home—one that reflected both of their design sensibilities.
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Samira Wiley brought some serious edginess to the Emmy Awards on Sunday night. The Handmaid's Tale star, who is nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, debuted a fierce undercut that's buzzed on the left side and long, curly, and side-swept on top. After walking the red carpet with her wife, Lauren Morelli, Wiley made sure viewers watching from home got an up-close glimpse at the haircut by standing with her left side facing the cameras for her interview with Karamo Brown. "You couldn't see my face," she joked before chatting with the Queer Eye star.
When the Emmy Awards air Sunday, it could be a night of firsts for LGBTQ performers and producers. In July, Mj Rodriguez became the first transgender actor nominated for an Emmy as a series lead. For three seasons, Rodriguez played Blanca, the HIV-positive mother of the drag ball House of Evangelista in the 1980s-set “Pose” from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals.
Rebel Girls, the girl empowerment brand, is celebrating "Black Girl Magic" with a new kids' book — and a team of stars is showing support. On Tuesday, the platform exclusively shared with PEOPLE that the audiobook of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic will be narrated by actresses Samira Wiley, Montego Glover, Danielle Nicolet, Lovie Simone, television personality Garcelle Beauvais and model Philomena Kwao. The hardcover and audiobook will be published concurrently on Sept. 28.
Watch: Elisabeth Moss Is Glad She Said "Yes" to "Handmaid's Tale" Role. Yes, Samira Wiley is so thrilled to be nominated for an Emmy. But, more than that, she's super stoked for one of her co-stars. In an exclusive chat with E! News, The Handmaid's Tale actress, who was nominated...
‘Blade Runner: Black Lotus’ Sets Voice Cast For Adult Swim, Crunchyroll Series: Jessica Henwick, Will Yun Lee, Samira Wiley, More
Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have revealed the characters and stellar English and Japanese voice cast of its anticipated animated series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, inspired by the Blade Runner movie franchise. Cast includes Jessica Henwick, Arisa Shida, Will Yun Lee, Shinshu Fuji, Samira Wiley, Takako Honda, Brian Cox, Wes Bentley,...
All products featured on Glamour are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Samira Wiley enters the world of Gilead every time she steps foot on The Handmaid Tale's set. The Emmy-winning series—Wiley herself is a two-time nominee—is known for its brutal, chilling storylines and the unflinching bravery exhibited by the show's central characters, including Wiley's Moira.
In last week’s episode of The Handmaid’s Tale, the series lead, played by Elisabeth Moss, steps foot in Canada for the first time with the help of her longtime friend, Moira, played by Samira Wiley, but only after a long-awaited reunion and a narrow escape. When Moira happens to find June in the rubble of Chicago following a bombing, she smuggles her out on the boat of her girlfriend’s humanitarian NGO, disguises her as part of the staff, and then convinces her to complete the journey home, with June nearly jumping ship to go back and find her daughter Hannah.
Samira Wiley on The Handmaid's Tale reunion: "June is the missing part of the puzzle to Moira’s happiness"
"Before I received the scripts for the season, I had a conversation with Bruce Miller, our showrunner, to talk through Moira’s arc and run down what was going to happen," says Wiley. "So, it got dropped on me then. And, I thought he was kidding at first! It was the best news ever. Fans have been wanting this and waiting for this, patiently, for so long, so I feel like they deserve this. But I also feel like, as an actor, I deserve this! The Handmaid’s Tale got sold to me that I’m going to be able to act with Lizzie Moss! And that’s what I fell in love with, being onscreen with Lizzie. Because she really, really has made me a better actor."