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Michaela Coel Centers Survivors in Her New HBO Series

The ‘Chewing Gum’ star takes on her most personal project yet

Michaela Coel attends the Prince’s Trust And TK Maxx & Homesense Awards at London Palladium on March 11, 2020 in London, England. Photo: Karwai Tang/WireImage

Michaela Coel has never shied away from controversial topics. Whether it’s straddling the line between Christianity and sex in the hilarious Chewing Gum or starring in a show based on the 1994 Rwandan genocide with Black Earth Rising, the 32-year-old multihyphenate has…

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