Uzo Aduba is continuing on her road to success and she is the September 2016 cover star of Essence magazine. On the cover which was shot by Dennis Leupold, Uzo looks beautiful wearing a vibrant red JUAN CARLOS OBANDO long sleeve dress. Read some excerpts below from her interview. For more on her feature, visit Essence.com and pick up a copy on newsstand on August 12th.
On the entertainment industry:
This business will try to convince you that you’re not enough. That you’re not pretty enough, thin enough, talented enough, interesting enough, experienced enough, and I say, ‘Enough. Enough with that!
On failed auditions:
My heart never quit. And that was the first time I felt my heart give out on me.
There are millions of people in this world who choose to watch out show, and without that choosing, we would not exist. Thank you for being open enough to allow us into your home. Thank you for seeing us and seeing that we matter.
Credit: Essence magazine