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Lena Waithe Faces Backlash Over Scenes of Graphic, Racist Violence in 'Them'

Waithe, who executive produced two episodes of Amazon's series 'Them,' is under scrutiny after a Los Angeles Times review of the show noted scenes that depict racist violence.

lena waithe - Newsweek
12:30pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

‘Haunted Countries Deserve Haunted Stories.’ How America’s History of Racial Housing Discrimination Inspired Amazon’s New Horror Series THEM

The first season of Amazon's new horror anthology series 'THEM' offers a haunting look at the history of racial housing discrimination.

lena waithe - Time
1:56pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

'Them' taps another vein of horror in the Black experience of the 1950s

"Them" inadvertently serves as a reminder of how deftly Jordan Peele threaded the needle of social commentary and horror with "Get Out," and how elusive that target can be. Comparisons are inevitable to Peele's films and HBO's "Lovecraft Country," but this 10…

lena waithe - CNN
11:12am PDT - April 8th, 2021

New on Amazon Prime US this month: Every movie and TV show being added in April

Have a look at everything coming to Prime US in April

lena waithe - Independent
7:21am PDT - April 5th, 2021

New on Amazon Prime US this month: Every movie and TV show being added in April

Have a look at everything coming to Prime US in April

lena waithe - Independent
4:35pm PDT - March 30th, 2021

Watch the trailer for the spooky new anthology series from Lena Waithe

‘Them’, an Amazon Prime limited series, will explore terror in America in the 1950s.

lena waithe - Vice News
7:17am PDT - March 23rd, 2021

Black Family Terrorized By White Suburbanites in Amazon Prime Video Series ‘Them’

White people are evil and want to destroy an innocent black family in Amazon Prime's Them, a new horror series that looks and sounds like a Jordan Peele production but in fact comes from executive producer Lena Waithe.

lena waithe - Breitbart News
5:25am PDT - March 23rd, 2021

B. Scott becomes BET's first trans nonbinary host, executive producer

Media personality B. Scott becomes BET's first trans nonbinary host and executive producer. They will host the official aftershow for Lena Waithe’s “Twenties."

lena waithe - NBC News
11:08am PST - March 10th, 2021

Lena Waithe and wife Alana Mayo split two months after marriage announcement

Two months after revealing they secretly married, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo have split.

lena waithe - CNN
7:24am PST - January 23rd, 2020

Apple TV+ scores Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Meryl Streep, announces release dates for new shows

Apple has scored more big names for its newly launched streaming service, Apple TV+, including “Veep” and “Seinfeld” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as well as Meryl Streep, the latter who’s attached to an animated short film about Earth Day, set to premiere on Apr…

lena waithe - TechCrunch
10:51am PST - January 21st, 2020

Get goosebumps with the trailer for Apple's docuseries about being LGBTQ on TV

It's been almost 50 years since the first openly gay sitcom character appeared on All In The Family in 1971, but Apple isn't waiting for the big anniversary to drop its epic docuseries Visible: Out On Television. It boasts an incredible lineup of talking head…

lena waithe - Mashable
3:58pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Oscar Snubs 2020: All the Major Nominations Missing

From Greta Gerwig's nomination for best director to Adam Sandler's nomination for Uncut Gems, here are the biggest Oscar nomination snubs of 2020.

lena waithe - IGN
10:32am PST - January 13th, 2020

Lena Waithe and Halle Berry Interrupt Late Night TV With an Important Queer Message

Waithe brought out Halle Berry for a pep talk on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' that took all the right turns.

lena waithe - Vice News
10:30am PDT - May 23rd, 2019

Halle Berry Gave Lena Waithe a Big Kiss For Luck on Her First Night Hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Halle Berry gave Lena Waithe a little kiss for luck when the comedian guest hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live!

lena waithe - Time
8:31am PDT - May 23rd, 2019

Lena Waithe guest hosting for Kimmel proves she deserves her own late night show

Emmy winner Lena Waithe, who you'll know from Ready Player One and Master of None, stepped up on Jimmy Kimmel Live! for a guest monologue. Also making an appearance was John Wick: Chapter 3 star Halle Berry, who appeared at the touch of a big red button and g…

lena waithe - Mashable
12:30am PDT - May 23rd, 2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Pokes Fun at Trump’s 3-Minute Meeting With Nancy Pelosi

“According to Stormy Daniels, that’s two bonus minutes,” Colbert joked Wednesday night.

lena waithe - The New York Times
11:45pm PDT - May 22nd, 2019

These Breathtaking Photos Shaped the 'Black Is Beautiful' Movement

More than fifty years after the movement Kwame Braithwaite helped to birth, his first book of photographs captures the nascent moments of everyday change.

lena waithe - Vice News
3:00pm PDT - May 7th, 2019

Lena Waithe Had An Incredible Met Gala Outfit, Even If There Was A Spelling Mistake On The Back

The outfit? Incredible. The spelling? Not so much. View Entire Post ›

lena waithe - Buzzfeed
5:25am PDT - May 7th, 2019

Showtimes’ #TheChi Creator/EP Lena Waithe & Showrunner/EP Justin Hillian On Politics, Love & Loss In The South Side Series – Contenders TV (Highlights & Full Video Interview); ‘The Chi’ returns for a fourth season beginning Sunday, May 23, 2021 https://t.co/humWgnR2rJ

FilmTVDiversity (@FilmTVDiversity)
11:22am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @netflixqueue: “It was a little bit scary because it’s not what we’d done before.” Lena Waithe, Naomi Ackie, Aziz Ansari, and @alanyan

Jameson Larsen (@JamRam91)
11:16am PDT - May 17th, 2021
RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

Aaron Jevone Pruden (@Aaronjpruden)
11:12am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @netflixqueue: “It was a little bit scary because it’s not what we’d done before.” Lena Waithe, Naomi Ackie, Aziz Ansari, and @alanyan

Mike Schmidt (@MikeSch95954709)
11:12am PDT - May 17th, 2021
RT @READYPLAYER2: Happy birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/olhyAPeB3H

RT @READYPLAYER2: Happy birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/olhyAPeB3H

Aaron Jevone Pruden (@Aaronjpruden)
11:10am PDT - May 17th, 2021
RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

Cesar Canchola (@cesarthatshorty)
11:09am PDT - May 17th, 2021
RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

Cristopher (@jjchisto)
11:08am PDT - May 17th, 2021
Happy birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/olhyAPeB3H

Happy birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/olhyAPeB3H

Ready Player Two (@READYPLAYER2)
11:07am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @netflixqueue: “It was a little bit scary because it’s not what we’d done before.” Lena Waithe, Naomi Ackie, Aziz Ansari, and @alanyan

Chris (@ChrisOfficiall1)
11:06am PDT - May 17th, 2021
RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

RT @readyplayerone: Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

Silent of Talok VIII (@SilentFan85)
11:03am PDT - May 17th, 2021
Happy Birthday to Lena Waithe whose Primal Astrology sign is the Squirrel! @LenaWaithe #screenwriter #LenaWaithe #primalastrology #primalzodiac #astrology #zodiac #birthday #happybirthday #birthdaytoday https://t.co/8xqrkpFg2f https://t.co/MSG2SVEX7q

Happy Birthday to Lena Waithe whose Primal Astrology sign is the Squirrel! @LenaWaithe #screenwriter #LenaWaithe #primalastrology #primalzodiac #astrology #zodiac #birthday #happybirthday #birthdaytoday https://t.co/8xqrkpFg2f https://t.co/MSG2SVEX7q

Primal Astrology (Official) (@SimonPoindexter)
11:01am PDT - May 17th, 2021
Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

Happy Birthday, Lena Waithe! https://t.co/f7tNHm3tN4

Ready Player One (@readyplayerone)
11:00am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @netflixqueue: “It was a little bit scary because it’s not what we’d done before.” Lena Waithe, Naomi Ackie, Aziz Ansari, and @alanyan

Kay Bird-Lauffer (@KayLauffer1)
10:53am PDT - May 17th, 2021

Why does the Hive not like Lena Waithe?

khaya (@viwemartin)
10:41am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @netflixqueue: “It was a little bit scary because it’s not what we’d done before.” Lena Waithe, Naomi Ackie, Aziz Ansari, and @alanyan

Alan Yang 楊維榕 (@alanyang)
10:34am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @netflixqueue: “It was a little bit scary because it’s not what we’d done before.” Lena Waithe, Naomi Ackie, Aziz Ansari, and @alanyan

Syd (@SPBadNews)
10:32am PDT - May 17th, 2021
It would have never occurred to me to put Lena Waithe and @azizansari in a TV show together in a

It would have never occurred to me to put Lena Waithe and @azizansari in a TV show together in a "buddy comedy" way, but this is AMAZING. #MasterofNone The banana split episode was wild enough, but this #NashvilleDate singalong at the restaurant is killing me. https://t.co/ZkCvHVQOIP

Shamontiel (@Maroonsista)
5:04pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

Same. I wasn't sold on it. I kinda sorta liked it because of his back-and-forth with Lena Waithe. This is even better. #MasterofNone https://t.co/A6wxYJRXBk

Shamontiel (@Maroonsista)
4:58pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

Lena Waithe RT @ashersz: Oooh when I tell you that some people strive to be the only black person in the room smh

Wanderlusty (@Wanderlusty9)
4:26pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

Lena waithe is a horrible person

Hi-Tech (@trillblvck)
3:05pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

RT @MeezyBlvd: And I hope Lena waithe & chance the rapper know it’s up and it’s stuck.. Bieber too

arah (@ieatzebra)
3:04pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

fuck Lena Waithe

fuck the TIME 100 bot (@time100bot)
2:25pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

RT @TeamTeddyRay: They will but it’ll probably be written by Lena Waithe & met with hella Twitter slander.

E. Automatic (@eautomamik)
1:26pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

They will but it’ll probably be written by Lena Waithe & met with hella Twitter slander. https://t.co/YukeI23NuM

THEY CALL ME BIG BELLY!!! (@TeamTeddyRay)
1:25pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021

Lena Waithe’s season of Master of None, a grown-up girl band with a lesbian singer, Shrill’s third season, a big drop of lesbian films onto Hulu and so much more! https://t.co/Ke52iGERwI

Autostraddle (@autostraddle)
12:00pm PDT - May 2nd, 2021
Lena Waithe as a black queer woman has the spirit of a very racist white woman https://t.co/dfMw70WMFF

Lena Waithe as a black queer woman has the spirit of a very racist white woman https://t.co/dfMw70WMFF

Missy (@xx_missyy_xx)
11:12am PDT - May 2nd, 2021

Watching #Them and just saw the Cat in a Bag scene what was Lena Waithe thinking

Love The Process❗️❗️Whatever I Want I Have To Get (@notoriousrel3)
8:48am PDT - May 2nd, 2021

RT @MeezyBlvd: And I hope Lena waithe & chance the rapper know it’s up and it’s stuck.. Bieber too

Cincinnatus C. (@_Moziah)
8:26am PDT - May 2nd, 2021

"Don't ask if your dream is crazy, ask if it's crazy enough." -Lena Waithe

Mr. McHale (@PickiiiMyke)
7:29am PDT - May 2nd, 2021