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 used her talents as an actor and writer to address topics that have historically been whispered in pockets of society rather than blasted on television screens across the world.
Now she’s set to star in her most personal work to date as Arabella in I May Destroy You.
The series tells the story of Arabella Essiedu (Coel), a…
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