‘Insecure’ Actress Opens Up About Her Unique Status as A 33-Year-Old…

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Orji is catching flak for her admission.

Insecure actress Yvonne has frequently been open about her unique status as a 33-year-old virgin. Orji, who plays Molly on the hit HBO series, says that she wants people to understand someone making a choice to remain a virgin until they are married and thinks that the only way to do that is to be honest with people who might have questions.

“I’m open, because why not?” she said in an interview with People. “I’m grounded in who I am. Before any of [the fame] happened, I sat down with myself and with God and thought, when I make it, how do you want me to represent you while I’m here?” “It was like, OK, I know why I’m here,” she concluded. “It’s to make you proud.”

Orji told the magazine that she’s open because it is the only way that people will learn. “People ask about it because they’re curious, or they may not understand,” she said. “How will they ever get understand if I don’t talk about it? I can inform your curiosity, as opposed to everyone being in the dark and just sort of creating their own narrative about it.”

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