Tracee Ellis Ross Talks ‘Black-ish’ with Elle

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC’s family comedy “Black-ish,” is featured in the February issue of Elle magazine, which celebrates 2015’s most note-worthy ‘Women in TV.’

Tracee, whose last television role was in the short lived BET comedy “Reed between the Lines,” says taking on the role of anesthesiologist Rainbow ‘Bow’ Johnson was a no-brainer, citing the opportunity to work alongside Anthony Anderson and Laurence Fishburne as her main reason for taking the part when it was offered to her.
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Aja Naomi King is one of Elle’s ‘Freshest Faces’

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If you’re a fan of ABC’s new blockbuster drama “How to Get Away with Murder,” then you have surely taken notice of Aja Naomi King, who plays the role Michaela Pratt, a first year law student who like the rest of her class, isn’t scared to break a few rules (and laws) in order to get what she wants.

Like Gabreille Union, Aja is featured in Elle magazine’s February issue, which is a tribute to women in TV. Aja, along with “Galavant” star Karen David, are hailed as 2014’s Freshest Faces to watch, a title which Aja is more than worthy of given ‘HTGAWM’ stellar ratings.
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Gabrielle Union Talks ‘Women in TV’ with Elle

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Actress Gabrielle Union is featured in Elle magazine’s February issue, which in part, celebrates women in TV.

For her blurb, Gabrielle covered the usual: diversity in Hollywood, which she describes as “sorely lacking.”

Gabrielle also spoke on reading for and losing the role of Olivia Pope in “Scandal,” saying “It hurt. I thought it was lightning in a bottle. How many times was there going to be a show about a black woman run by a black woman.”
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