'Insecure' Season 5 Fan Review: Issa Rae wins hearts again with final season
'Insecure' is back on HBO with its latest season and fans can't have enough of it. The drama series is created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore and is based on Rae's web series 'Awkward Black Girl'. The much-acclaimed series throws light on the awkward instances experienced by African-American women in today's day and age.
In May of last year, 'Insecure' was renewed for a fifth season, following which HBO announced earlier this year that the new season will be the last one in the franchise.
The fifth and final season premiered on October 24, 2021. Ever since its debut in the year 2016, 'Insecure' has been very well received, avec critical acclaim. The following year, the American Film Institute even selected the series as one of the top 10 television programs of the year! As of 2020, 'Insecure' has received eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Season 4 of the series, including Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
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To start off, Issa Rae's depiction in the previous seasons of 'Insecure' won her two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy, in addition to two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2018 and 2020). Rae's 'Insecure' is both a bold and raw showcase in representing Black people in a whole new light, breaking stereotypes and highlighting that Blacks are no different from the rest of the human race.
Here's what fans have to say about Season 5 of the series.
One fan said, "#insecure will always be a hit series", while another shared, "This show has my whole heart #Insecure #InsecureHBO @IssaRae @yvonnenelsongh @insecurehbo". "Insecuuuuuuure! Nah this show has my whole heart - Issa be ACTING ACTING #Insecure", tweeted one fan while another said, "Rewatched seasons 1-4 of #Insecure in preparation for S5…the way this show progressively gets better?!".
#insecure will always be a hit series‼️— DJ♑️👑💋 (@deeeJayyyy_W) October 25, 2021
This show has my whole heart 🥺❤️❤️❤️ #Insecure #InsecureHBO @IssaRae @yvonnenelsongh @insecurehbo pic.twitter.com/5PcJ7yzo1r— Z❤️ (@ZainabbFolarin) October 25, 2021
Insecuuuuuuure! Nah this show has my whole heart - Issa be ACTING ACTING #Insecure— whatdamidid.com (@dami_dv) October 25, 2021
Rewatched seasons 1-4 of #Insecure in preparation for S5…the way this show progressively gets better?! pic.twitter.com/7kR1CaMGuC— Sharlyn (@SugaSha) October 25, 2021
Season 5 of 'Insecure' premieres on Sunday, October 24, 2021, on HBO.