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Yvonne Orji on Tearful Final Days Filming Insecure, Dancing with Diddy at His Party Co-Hosted by Issa Rae

Yvonne Orji is ready for her hot girl summer post-Insecure. Some fans may remember a viral video of the Bamboozled By Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams author and Sean "Diddy" Combs slow dancing at a house in Malibu, California, over Memorial Day weekend. On the latest episode of the PEOPLE Every Day podcast hosted by Janine Rubenstein, Orji, 28, dished some details about the moment, joking that she had those moves ready to go.
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Yvonne Orji, Lil Rel Howery and John Cena to Star in ‘Vacation Friends’

20th Century Studios’ “Vacation Friends,” will debut August 27 streaming globally as a Hulu Original in the U.S. and a Star Original on Disney+ in select international markets. The film stars John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, Meredith Hagner, Robert Wisdom, Andrew Bachelor, and Lynn Whitfield. Vacation Friends is 20th Century Studios’ first film to have a simultaneous global release on the Hulu and Disney+ streaming platforms.
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Yvonne Orji Shares Her Own Insecurities as an Actor While Filming ‘Insecure’ – ‘I Thought I Was Getting Fired’

Insecure fans are anxiously awaiting the fifth and final season of the show. While the cast recently filmed the final episode and shared the rollercoaster of emotions they felt in the process, Yvonne Orji is also reflecting on her journey to becoming Molly Carter. In a new interview, Orji explains joining the cast as a new actor and how she lacked confidence during much of filming the first season.
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Icebreakers with… Insecure's Yvonne Orji

It's unclear what people talked about in group chats before Insecure graced us with its hilarious plotlines, juicy drama, and, of course, Emmy-nominated Yvonne Orji. If you haven't finished the latest season, that's OK, because there are plenty of other places to find Orji: her HBO standup special from last summer, her new book Bamboozled By Jesus, or her upcoming show for Disney+, First Gen, that charts her experience growing up as a Nigerian immigrant in the US (her co-producer: Oprah).
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Insecure star and author Yvonne Orji never misses a therapy session

Fast Company: What’s your best habit, and what’s your worst?. Yvonne Orji: Connecting people, and acting like the cupcakes I eat are fat-free. I take a vacation (remember those?) to somewhere warm. Is there a book you recommend to everyone?. Calling in “the One,” to my single friends who are...
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In Case You Missed It: Yvonne Orji On The ‘Kelly Clarkson Show’

In case you missed it, Actress/Comedian Yvonne Orji made an appearance on the Kelly Clarkson show! Yvonne knows exactly why she was blessed with the gift of comedy instead of a singing voice. The “Insecure” star jokingly admits that if she could sing, she would become a stripper and her name would be Chocolate Testimony. Yvonne Orji opened up about how her faith lead her to her dream job in her new book “Bamboozled By Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams.”

‘Insecure’ Star Yvonne Orji Responds To Slow Dancing With Diddy In Viral Video

It’s no secret that Diddy throws some of the best parties in Hollywood, and his Memorial Day weekend cookout was no different. Diddy and ‘Insecure’ creator Issa Rae collaborated on the event and it looked like a great time. “We outside! Co-hosted a function with Mr. Party Goals, himself. Thank you, @diddy for the much-needed release! So happy to be surrounded by fun people I love and admire. Also shout-out to @djb.323 for keeping the music spectacular! Back to work, I guess.#Malibush*t,” said Issa via Instagram.
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The Future is Bright for Yvonne Orji

“We’re doing well,” Yvonne Orji says, though it’s hard not to miss the slight hesitation in her voice. It’s not that it sounds like she’s lying, but she’s clearly still processing. As we speak, she’s wrapping shooting on the fifth and final season of HBO’s era-defining hit Insecure, which has made household names of Orji and her co-star Issa Rae.
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Wardrobe Breakdown: Yvonne Orji On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Actress Yvonne Orji made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. She talked about shooting the final season of “Insecure” on HBO, her new book Bamboozled by Jesus, bringing joll of rice for Jimmy to eat, working with Oprah, Nigerians being the rudest people in the world, saving herself for marriage, and comparing Ashton Kutcher to Jesus. I loved her light green blazer she was wearing, she showed off those gorgeous legs! I have the details on her total look inside, she is so funny to me lol!
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‘Insecure’ star Yvonne Orji explains how God ‘tricked’ her into happiness

Yvonne Orji says that God tricked her into “the life of my dreams.”. The Nigerian-American comedienne, who plays Molly on “Insecure,” has a new book coming out called “Bamboozled by Jesus,” which takes readers on Orji’s journey from a bullied immigrant school girl to developing a TV series based on her life that will be co-produced by Oprah Winfrey. Interspersed throughout the book are musings about God and how He has a plan for all of us.
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Yvonne Orji Reflects On Last 'Insecure' Table Read Ahead Of Final Season

Yvonne Orji had her last table read for her character Molly on HBO’s critically acclaimed series “Insecure.”. The actor and comedian shared the emotions she felt while doing her last table read, describing the experience as sentimental, during an appearance Thursday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”. “There might have been some...
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‘Insecure’ star Yvonne Orji reflects after final table read

May 21 (UPI) — Insecure star Yvonne Orji was feeling emotional after the show’s final table read. The 37-year-old actress and comedian took to Instagram Thursday after attending a final table read for the series finale. Orji shared a photo featuring her name tag and a glimpse of the finale...
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Yvonne Orji Shares Her Hope for Molly and Issa's Friendship Ahead of 'Insecure's Final Season (Exclusive)

Yvonne Orji knows that life is messy and sometimes people fall out. The 37-year-old actress has high hopes for the upcoming fifth and final season of Insecure, sharing in an interview with ET's Nischelle Turner that the characters "go through so much." Season 4 left off with Orji's Molly in a bad place with best friend Issa (Issa Rae). Fans of the HBO series hope the two reconnect before the final episodes.