Yvonne Orji is Your New Favorite Rising Star

The 'Insecure' co-star on putting in the work and being excellent.

It’s a Saturday morning in New York City and I’m late to meet Yvonne Orji, the co-star with Issa Rae of Insecure on HBO. Reaching her is no easy matter. The UN General Assembly is on and the streets of Midtown are blocked by police. The whole city is a traffic mess. Even the hotel lobby is set up like an airport security checkpoint. Orji comes down to bring me up to her suite.

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