The memoir traces her trajectory from Detroit projects to multi-hyphenate comedian

A photo of Loni Love attending an event in February 2020.

Loni Love, the Emmy-award-winning co-host of The Real, has come a long way from her humble beginnings.

She was kicked out of her mother’s home in a Detroit housing project and lived in her car while working on an assembly line at General Motors. It wasn’t until college that she…

She models more than 100 bikinis to show self-love

A photo of Nicole Byer posing in a swimsuit.

If you’re a fan of the comedic baking show, Nailed It! on Netflix, you have probably laughed along with the show’s co-host, comedian Nicole Byer.

In the new season, Byer and her pastry chef co-host Jacques Torres critique regular people on their baking fails. But offscreen, Byer is a busy…

My Life In Characters

The prolific actress reminisces about the roles that have fired up her career

A photo of Niecy Nash attending an event for Essence in February 2020.

Niecy Nash got into comedy in order to heal her mother. It wasn’t until her brother was killed in a school shooting in 1993 that she made it her daily ritual to make her mother laugh. …

Nadja Sayej

New York writer

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