Issa Rae Is Your New CoverGirl

“I am SO honored and SO excited for what’s to come,” the writer and actress wrote on Instagram.

Issa Rae Is Your New CoverGirl Issa Rae at Kate Spade Presentation during New York Fashion Week, September 8, 2017.   Robin Marchant / Getty Images

Insecure creator, writer, and star Issa Rae is the new face of CoverGirl, the brand announced on Tuesday. In a statement, Rae wrote, “Becoming a COVERGIRL means a lot because the brand recognizes just how important it is for people to embrace their individuality and express themselves in unique and diverse ways."

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"I remember being an awkward black girl in high school, reading the pages of my favorite magazines, casually flipping through @COVERGIRL ads, singing their slogan in my head," she continued in an Instagram post. "Never EVER in my life did I imagine I'd be one. I am SO honored and SO excited for what’s to come."

Issa Rae Is Your New CoverGirl