Jay Ellis Speaks On His ‘Insecure’ Co-Star Amanda Seales Getting Kicked Out Of Black Hollywood Party

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amanda Seales and Jay Ellis

Amanda Seales has been making headlines for the rumored rigidity between her and her co-hosts of The Real. It appears that viewers of the present are dissecting her interactions between her and the opposite hosts day by day. But earlier than she was a daytime speak present host, she was a part of a spectacle with an in depth friend and worker of her Insecure boss, Issa Rae.

Amanda Seales and Jay Ellis
Amanda Seales and Jay Ellis 2018 | Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Essence

Last yr, Seales detailed being kicked out of a celebration thrown by Rae’s publicist. Seales’ co-stars remained mum on the drama, however Jay Ellis has given his absorb a latest interview – explaining that he believes the scenario was overexaggerated. 

Amanda Seales alleges she was kicked out of Black Hollywood Party by Issa Rae’s publicist

Seales detailed being thrown out of a celebration by Rae’s longtime friend and publicist, Vanessa Anderson, in an episode of her podcast Small Doses. Anderson hosts the get together yearly as a celebration for Black artists throughout award season.

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Seales talked about that she and Anderson “are not friends” and have by no means gotten alongside previous to the get together, even getting right into a disagreement within the yr previous to the incident in query. According to Seales, she spoke to Rae in regards to the weirdness between the 2 of them and Rae refused to contain herself. 

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Seales defined that she was instructed by safety that she was not on the record for the get together and was denied entry. A friend of her’s escorted her in, however Seales alleges that when Anderson seen her, she instructed safety to escort her out of the get together – which Seales says she was each shocked and embarrassed by. 

Jay Ellis says the incident was “blown way out of proportion”

For essentially the most half, Seales’ forged members steered away from the drama and didn’t communicate publicly about what occurred. There was one co-star nevertheless who criticized Seales’ response and public outcry. Sarunus Jackson, who performs Dro on the present, tweeted his ideas and hinted he was not on Seales’ facet.

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“You can’t be a disrespectful-a– human being and expect people to want to hang out with you,” he wrote. “It’s quite simple. Sit it out.”

Seales later admitted that not having assist from folks she thought-about to be her pals damage her. In her podcast episode, she stated. 

“I’m also seeing people seeing this happen and they’re doing nothing,” she stated. “If I saw this happening to someone else, I would have been all up in that s**t.”

Seales clarified later that her earlier feedback that the damage she felt was from her coworkers on Insecure

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“I never at any point said my co-stars saw me and decided not to help me. I never said that,” she stated in an interview with The Breakfast Club. “They did have a desk, however that doesn’t imply they noticed me. It’s a membership! The desk might be again, across the nook and behind the DJ sales space.”

Ellis says your complete ordeal was blown “way out of proportion” earlier than he elaborated.

“We all have to realize, especially in this industry, we are all artists. We all view ourselves in a certain way,” he stated in a latest interview with Essence Magazine. If you don’t, you wouldn’t be an actor. You wouldn’t be in entrance of a digicam…We all have totally different character sorts, and we’re all triggered by various things.”

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Seales talked about in her chat with The Breakfast Club that she had not but had an opportunity to talk to Anderson however that she was open to having the dialog. She stays as a recurring character on Insecure however it’s not clear if she’ll return after the present season ends. 

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