Lena Waithe Makes Historical past for "Grasp of None" Emmy Win

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On Wednesday, April 21, Netflix seemingly confirmed that an all-new season of Grasp of None, which final aired on the streaming service in Might 2017, is arriving subsequent month. In a recently released video promoting new content heading to Netflix, the title card for the Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang-created comedy shortly flashed on the display screen.

Whereas no premiere date was given, it was included within the Might titles roundup, leaving us to imagine that the brand new season is coming inside the subsequent month. This replace comes three months after Chortle reported that season three of the critically-acclaimed series was being filmed in London.

In response to Variety, it is stated the brand new season will really concentrate on the character Denise (Lena Waithe). Waithe, who famously wrote the present's "Thanksgiving" episode, grew to become the primary Black lady to win an Emmy for Excellent Writing for a Comedy Sequence in 2017.

At one level, Grasp of None's future was unsure after Ansari confronted a sexual misconduct allegation. As E! Information readers properly know, the declare in opposition to the Parks and Recreation alum got here to gentle in January 2018 by way of a Babe.net article, titled "I went on a date with Aziz Ansari. It changed into the worst evening of my life."

Within the piece, the accuser, who modified her identify to Grace within the piece for privateness causes, recalled occurring a date with Ansari and alleged {that a} sexual encounter between them wasn't absolutely consensual. She stated within the article, "I imagine that I used to be taken benefit of by Aziz. I used to be not listened to and ignored. It was by far the worst expertise with a person I've ever had."


Following the discharge of the article, Ansari stated in a press release, "In September of final yr, I met a lady at a celebration. We exchanged numbers. We texted backwards and forwards and finally went on a date. We went out to dinner, and afterwards we ended up partaking in sexual exercise, which by all indications was fully consensual."

He added, "The subsequent day, I obtained a textual content from her saying that though it might have appeared okay, upon additional reflection, she felt uncomfortable. It was true that all the pieces did appear okay to me, so after I heard that it was not the case for her, I used to be stunned and anxious. I took her phrases to coronary heart and responded privately after taking the time to course of what she had stated. I proceed to help the motion that's taking place in our tradition. It's crucial and lengthy overdue."

He later addressed the misconduct allegation in a 2019 comedy particular, titled Aziz Ansari: Proper Now. He expressed on the time of filming, "There's occasions I felt scared, there's occasions I felt humiliated, there's occasions I felt embarrassed, and in the end, I simply felt horrible that this individual felt this manner."

You will discover proof of Grasp of None's upcoming Might return on the 3:59 mark within the new video above.

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