Yvonne Orji Shares Her Own Insecurities as an Actor While Filming ‘Insecure’ – ‘I Thought I Was Getting Fired’


unsafe Fans are eagerly waiting for 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 opened up about joining the cast as a new actor and how he lacked confidence while filming the first season.

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Yvonne Orji says ‘Insecure’ was his first real role and details challenges as a new actor

before playing the role unsafeOrji was busy trying to get her online show flagged for television. But she jumped at the chance to audition unsafe Despite his minimal acting experience.

“I had no agents, no managers and I barely took two or three acting classes and I was just grinding,” Orji explained. entertainment tonight About to drop out for the role of Molly Carter unsafe. “I did five auditions to get to that moment and then it was like, ‘They told me the truth? Like for real it was me? I did it? And oh my god!'”

Despite playing the role, Orji says being a novice, he lacked confidence.

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“I thought I was going to be fired for a week” [now] Season 4, Am I Getting Emmy Nominated?! It’s as if the process continues, no matter how good you think you are at the beginning, [life] There is always more for you to uncover and develop,” she said.

Luckily, he had his co-star Bunny Issa Rae to help coach him through. “I’ve learned a lot from Issa when Issa isn’t saying anything, you know what I mean. She’s very specific in what she wants and there’s nothing accidental about her. [Rae] She is very specific and very intentional with how she envisions things. He is also very kind. Like, there are a lot of us who have been given more opportunities than what we are doing on the show.”

What Yvonne Orji hopes fans will get out of ‘Insecure’ final season

While Orji is sad that the show is coming to an end, he is excited for fans to see the final season, which has the finale for the characters that fans have loved so much. Orji is hopeful of a solution with his on-screen BFF Issa, as he was not in the best place at the end of Season 4.

“That’s what I would expect [for Issa and Molly to reunite for good]’You know, but life is busy,’ Orji admits. “You just have to look and see, and see which relationships last and what don’t. And sometimes with life, there are some who don’t… What I can say is that life is chaotic and circumstances are complicated.”

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Still, she says there will be many twists and turns, telling And. “We go through a lot. It’s possible that we can travel through time. We do a lot. We go through a few generations. We go through 10 episodes, they may not all be an hour long, but You see an evolution. You’re able to see the characters develop, you’re able to hopefully get some answers. You all want answers, boy, and I hope you all like the answers.”

season 5 unsafe An official premiere date has not been given.

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