Issa Rae shut down pregnancy rumours after mother started to believe speculation

The Insecure star took to Twitter in March to shut down rumours suggesting she was expecting her first child with husband Louis Diame comically writing, "LET A B**CH EAT DRINK AND BE MERRY... I am not pregnant, f**kyouverymuch" In a cover interview with TODAY, Issa explained that she felt she had to issue a denial when her mum started becoming convinced the gossip was true. "My sister sent me a screenshot of my mom texting her an article like, 'Did she tell you ... Are the rumours true?' I was like, 'What?!' (My sister) was like, 'Not Mom believing in gossip!'"

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