Uzo Aduba Graces Essence Magazine
The “Orange is the New Black” star could barely contain her excitement as she teased her exciting news on Monday.
After her Essence cover was unveiled on Tuesday morning, Uzo shared a heartfelt message explaining why it is so monumental for her.
You never forget your first September Issue. To say that I’m excited to share this cover of @essence does not “cover” it. I am over the moon! This magazine has served as a beacon and mirror, bridging the many faces and varied stories surrounding us, fully completing the narrative of what accomplished women look like. Women I would find myself inspired and uplifted by, both as a girl and as a woman.
For me, Essence represents an avenue for dreaming and aspiration. Thank you Essence for having me for this September Fashion Issue, for making me part of your ever graceful legacy, for all that you’ve encouraged out of me and countless others. It is truly an honor. And, to the girls reading, both big and small: I hope you always remain a dreamer. Continue to stay inspired, and know that you are worthy of anything that is possible in this life! Love and more love. xxoU #EssenceMag #blackandbeautiful
Congratulations Uzo! You deserve it!
Be sure to scoop the issue when it hits newsstands on August 12.