Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts | NY Times

Encounters
By ALEXIS SOLOSKI

Ms. Seales and her truffle fries at Harlem Shake. (Photo: An Rong Xu | NY Times)

Ms. Seales and her truffle fries at Harlem Shake. (Photo: An Rong Xu | NY Times)

As Amanda Seales strode into Ginny’s Supper Club, the nightspot under the Red Rooster in Harlem on a recent Thursday, a young woman pulled her aside, saying, “You are fabulous, honey.” At the fan’s request, the two took a pout-perfect selfie.

“Tag me,” said Ms. Seales, an actress, comedian, writer, producer, hip-hop artist, radio personality, slam poet and former V.J., who moved to Los Angeles in 2015. She had spent the previous 12 years in Harlem, trying to get famous. To come back having mostly succeeded means she’ll gladly pose for any number of selfies.

Read more: Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts | NY Times

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