Jun 14, 2021
Jess is joined by comedian Gina Yashere, star of three Netflix
stand-up specials and the co-creator and star of the CBS sitcom
“Bob Hearts Abishola.” Gina discusses her experience working as the
first female Otis elevator engineer before pursuing comedy and
shares how she was eventually discovered by Chuck Lorre (Roseanne,
Cybill, Big Bang Theory) to co-create a show about a Nigerian
family based on her life.
Gina discusses why MTV's Downtown Julie Brown was her idol,
her first trip to New York including all the "rapper hot spots"
like Canal & Delancey Street before having her first gay
experience in a Meatpacking nightclub. We also get her hot take on
Bravo / The Housewives finally diversifying their RHONY & RHOBH
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