” Even white people are tired of watching white people’s shows. “


” People always go, ‘Damn, how you got all this happening at once?’ I tell them it’s the Chicago in me. “


” I hope that people will say that ‘she told the truth, she told her truth, she wasn’t afraid to live her truth, and she wasn’t afraid to live her truth out loud.’ That’s what I want my legacy to look like. “


” I think once ‘Empire’ hit, there was a lot of bad black TV that followed, because we work in the business of hit-seekers and copycats, so they’re like, ‘Oh this is a show about black people, this is about music, OK let’s do a version of that.’ And, of course, it doesn’t work because it’s not organic. “


” I think that for the most part, black people specifically have sort of been used as props in TV shows as a way to move story along or as a way to make things more entertaining. “


” I’ve known I was gay since I was young, I think. And I mean young – like, young – like 5 or 6. I think most gay people or queer people know there’s something different about them very early, but I didn’t know what to call it. “



All 6 Lena Waithe Quotes about People in picture


Even white people are tired of watching white people
People always go,
I hope that people will say that
I think once
I think that for the most part, black people specifically have sort of been used as props in TV shows as a way to move story along or as a way to make things more entertaining.
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