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Issa Rae shares rare details about her personal life in the September issue of Self magazine.
Rae, who recently married her longtime boyfriend Louis Diamé over the summer says married life treats her well.
“I am extremely happy,” she shares.
While Rae clearly enjoys being a wife, the Unsafe the designer and star – who admits she’s definitely a “workaholic” – says she isn’t ready to add mom to her priority list just yet.
“I love my life, I love this selfishness and I know I have a window,” she explains. “Women, black women in particular – unless you are Viola Davis Where Angela Bassett – you have a window where people are going to want to continue to see you and see what you can do. Then there are so many limitations placed on you, and it keeps me awake. “
She continues, “I want to do everything I can while I still can. I know it’s the wrong mentality to think kids are going to slow you down, but that’s how I feel.
In addition to family life, Rae also focuses on the fifth and final season of his hit HBO series. Unsafe. Rae says that after an incredible run, she is ready for the next chapter of her career.
“I’m definitely ready to let it go,” she said of the end of the show. “I knew I wanted to end it after five seasons. And I feel like I’m really proud of this season we’re shooting now. It’s so much fun, and it made me appreciate the show in a different way.
The fifth and final season of Unsafe premieres Sunday, Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. ET. As previously stated, Rae is expected to return, with Yvonne orji, Jay ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Courtney taylor.
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