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By Kindsey Young
Hey, Insecure Fam! I’m
A few months later, during Insecure season 2, Issa announces the #InsecureOnSetContest. She was looking for two best friends to be on-set Production Assistants. My best friend Candice and I felt like this was the perfect opportunity to take a chance. Long story short... out of thousands of entries, we won! And just like that, we left our lives on the east coast behind and up and moved to L.A. This was the beginning. It still blows my mind. For one, I had never won a contest in my twenty-seven years of life, so winning this was like a dream. And two, what I said in my message to Issa a year ago has now manifested! I’ve always been taught to say the things that you want to happen out loud. Thanks, Mom. If I never believed it before, I do now. You
The experience as a production assistant on set was amazing. So much was learned, so many great bonds were made, and it was just an overall inspiring thing to be a part of. The crew was very diverse and full of women, which was a beautiful sight to see. In the midst of grabbing
Season 2 wrapped and a few months had gone by when I got a message from Issa: They were looking for a writers’ assistant for the Season 3 writers’ room. My. Heart. Dropped. The next thing I know, it’s October, and I’m sitting at a table with Issa Rae, showrunner Prentice Penny, and all the talented writers of my favorite show! The making of season three was officially beginning — and I was going to be a part of it. I would have never thought this is where I’d be after only six months in L.A.
Having the opportunity to be part of the writing process for Season 3 was an experience I can barely put into words. I learned so much from Issa and all of the
Once we finished writing the scripts, I got to spend a good amount of my time on set. And so to put the cherry on top of this big
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