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Lena Waithe on Staying True to Herself and What Inspires Her

The writer and actress discussed her show, ‘The Chi’

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with Lena Waithe to discuss why she doesn’t want people to strive to be “the next Lena Waithe” (1:35), where she gets her inspiration (21:01), and why she decided to write in a chef character in her show The Chi (37:22).

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