Funny lady Issa Rae is starring in a new parody called “Orange is the New Black & Sexy.” Taking aim at this year’s big Netflix series based on the real life experiences of Piper Kerman, Rae and company even manage to get in a dig at Miley Cyrus. Shadow and Act has the details:
Jessa Zarubica (It’s not Porn…it’s HBO) and Issa Rae (Awkward Black Girl) star in Orange Is The New Black & Sexy, a satire on the popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black. The parody pokes fun at Piper (Zarubica) as she becomes enchanted by the black prison clique led by Taystee (Issa Rae) and experiences her own metamorphosis. Other current cultural trends (Miley Cyrus, Julianna Hough) are referenced while paying homage to the hit series in this hysterical mash up. Orange is the New Black & Sexy is aBlack&Sexy.TV and Dayna Lynne North/Loud Sista Production, co directed by Dennis Dortch and Numa Perrier.
Rae’s been pretty prolific since she became popular from the YouTube series “Awkward Black Girl.” In addition to working with Shonda Rhimes on a pilot for ABC called “I Hate L.A. Dudes,” she’s also kept up with a steady stream of short web series’ “The Choir” and a spoof on a Black Twitter party.