This past weekend marked the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards! The NAACP Image Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the U.S.-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding performances in film, television, theatre, music, and literature.
This year’s award show was hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards winner Anthony Anderson and presented by Wells Fargo.
Various stars were nominated and won awards including Angela Basset (Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series - “9-1-1”), Will Smith (Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture - “King Richard”), Sterling K. Brown (Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series – “This Is Us”), Issa Rae (Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series – “Insecure”) and more.
I spoke with the amazing and most talented Loretta Devine who was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, we talked about mental health and her personal hobbies and the importance of everyone balancing their mental health outside of their crafts. Check out the full interview below!