After 5 seasons, the Insecure forged is saying goodbye to the beloved present.
Issa Rae has been documenting the ultimate days of filming the fifth and ultimate season. On her Instagram Story on Thursday, she posted a video of herself getting emotional as they had been nearing the tip. On Friday, which was the final day for the creator and lead, it was very bittersweet.
“Today is my last day shooting #InsecureHBO. Said goodbye to some of my favorite people on Earth, on and off screen, this past week,” Rae tweeted, alongside photographs of herself with Jay Ellis and Yvonne Orji. “Never imagined all the doors this would open. Forever grateful to those who paved the way for us to do us.”
Today is my final day capturing #InsecureHBO. 🥲
Said goodbye to a few of my favourite folks on Earth, on and off display, this previous week.
Never imagined all of the doorways this could open. Forever grateful to those that paved the best way for us to do us. pic.twitter.com/EUz6IOe85N
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) June 11, 2021
On her Instagram Story, she continued to share moments from Orji and showrunner Prentice Penny’s final day on the set.
Penny wrote a prolonged put up alongside a photograph of his final day, expressing partially, “Hella Over. ❤️ The way #insecurehbo changed my life is too incredible to sum up in a post. All I can say is I’m so thankful and grateful to my sister @issarae for trusting me with her baby. All of my love and gratitude for the other third of #3thehardway @msmelina. To my OG’s @yvonneorji @jayrellis making this little bitty show in Inglewood back in 2015 none of us had any idea, but we all fell in love with with each other immediately.”
Orji, on her finish, posted reminiscences on her IG Story as effectively, writing a sentimental put up about her time on Insecure.
“Last night we said goodbye and God Bless to, not only Molly, but also to our fearless leader, @the_a_prentice. We cried a river, group-hugged, ate cake & popped multiple bottles,” she wrote. “I’m gon’miss the heck outta these beautiful people. This wasn’t just a show with some co-stars that I HAD to work with. This was a family that I was privileged to grow with, learn from, and do life with.”
“As we each move on to other projects, we know that we’ll always have this moment, this experience, these last 6 years. What a blessing. WHAT. A. MUTHA. EFFIN. BLESSING. #AllCriedOut #SittingDownAndRestingMySoulToday,” she concluded.
Ellis additionally took to Instagram Story to share moments of his and Orji’s time collectively, as he celebrated her final day on set. He joked about how they hated one another’s characters, the faces she gave him when he directed an episode, and the way Lawrence and Molly solely shared three scenes collectively over the course of the sequence.
Earlier this week, Natasha Rothwell mentioned goodbye to Kelli with a “First Day” and “Last Day” pic.
“If I could go back in time and tell her what’s in store for her, I wouldn’t because she wouldn’t fking believe it… #grateful #InsecureHBO #Kelli #LastDay.” she wrote.
Amanda Seales additionally posted clips from her final day, writing, “From Diva to DuBois–onward and upwards! All my to love to those who brought love into these last 6 years♥️💎💅🏽.”
The final Insecure season left off with a serious bombshell. As Issa and Lawrence rekindled their romance, it was revealed that Condola (Christina Elmore) was pregnant with Lawrence’s child and he or she’s planning to maintain it. Meanwhile, Issa and Molly’s relationship continued to be strained. Fans of the HBO sequence hope the 2 reconnect earlier than the ultimate episodes.
“That is what I would hope, you know, but life is messy,” Orji informed ET final month. “You just have to watch and see, and see what relationships last and don’t. And sometimes with life, there’s some that don’t. … What I can say is life is messy and situations are complicated.”
“We go through so much. It’s possible that we may travel through time. We go through a lot. We go through some generations,” Orji detailed concerning the ultimate season. “We go through 10 episodes, they all might not be an hour long, but you see an evolution. You are able to see the evolution of the characters, you’re able to hopefully get some answers. Y’all be wanting the answers, boy, and I hope y’all like the answers.”
Rae additionally beforehand informed ET that the present would have a “mostly sweet ending.”
“But when people ask if shooting the season is bittersweet, I say it’s mostly sweet and the only bitter part is the fact that COVID is in place because it just doesn’t allow us to fully immerse ourselves in the experience and each other and you know, properly saying goodbye,” she defined. “And it sucks to go out like that during this, but things feel a little more optimistic. You know, I’m almost fully vaccinated, I’m hyped!”
See extra within the video beneath. The ultimate season of Insecure will arrive later in 2021.
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