Michaela Coel With UTA
In the context of yet another melanin-deficient awards show that had people tweeting EmmysSoWhiteit was refreshing and simultaneously frustrating that Coel received this much-deserved recognition. Arabella attempts to drink, party, and sleep the pain away but eventually learns that she must Michaela Coel cope with her trauma. Coel based the show on her own harrowing experience.
During her acceptance speech, Coel, dressed in a neon-bright Christopher John Rogers gown, directly addressed aspiring writers: I just wrote a little something, for writers, really. I dare you.
In a world that entices us to browse through the lives of others to help us better determine how we feel about ourselves, and to in turn feel the need to be constantly visible, for visibility Michaela Coel days seems to somehow equate to success—do not be afraid to disappear.
From us. For a while. And see what comes to you in the silence.
Michaela Coel Cam Show
But that ladder and that race is not necessarily necessary, really. Nonetheless, we climb it. Details about her character have not yet been released.