'BlackAF' star Nia Long trends on Twitter as fans shower her with love: 'She's the finest woman of the '90s'
Fans decided to show their appreciation and took to Twitter to share some throwback pictures of the actress
While cancel culture is a norm on Twitter these days, June 6 evening brought a welcome change. Actress Nia Long was trending on Twitter and her fans were initially shocked. However, their worries soon faded away when they discovered the reason why the actress was trending. Nothing untoward had taken place and nor had she said anything wrong. She was trending because her fans just wanted to appreciate 'the finest woman of the '90s' and decided to turn June 6 into a 'Nia Long Appreciation Day'.
"Always giving it up for the finest woman of the ’90s! Nia Long really do need an appreciation day for always looking this good," wrote a fan along with sharing a few throwback photos of the actress. Her famous pixie was brought up too by a fan who wrote, "Soon as I lose this quarantine weight, I’m cutting my hair back to the Nia Long Pixie." While another fan wrote, "These throwbacks Nia Long pics are giving me the urge to cut my hair again". One more wrote, "She's just perfect. I could write a dissertation on Nia Long. She's probably one of those women where the personality just pulls you in and her aesthetic keeps you there."
Long was quick to notice that she was trending and fans were celebrating her and her body of work which she has accomplished over the years. She was quick to write a sweet thank you to everyone participating in the trend. She wrote, "When you show me love and appreciation if fuels my desire to keep pushing forward for us, even when it feels impossible or blocked. My desire as an artist is to represent all parts of who we are as black women. I love you," she wrote followed by a red heart.
Long was recently seen in the drama 'The Banker' starring opposite Samuel L Jackson. She also appeared in Netflix’s 'BlackAF' from 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris. Her upcoming project is Netflix's thriller 'Fatal Affair'. She will be starring opposite Omar Epps in the film. Long has been active in the entertainment industry since 1986. She is known for her roles in 'Empire', 'Third Watch' and 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'. She is engaged to retired NBA player Ime Udoka with whom she also has a son.