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    For Anyone Who Watched "Master Of None" Just For Denise

    You're not alone, Lil’ Funyuns.

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    If you're watching Aziz Ansari's Master of None, you already know it's the latest must-binge Netflix series.

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    You're also probably becoming low-key obsessed with Lena Waithe's character, Denise. 😍

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    And how could you not? Doing much more than simply filling the "best friend" role, Waithe (as Denise) flawlessly steals scenes with her insightful wisdom and subtle one-liners.

    A queer woman of color playing a queer woman of color? Yes, please. 🙏

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    Denise says the things we wish we could say.

    Even when they're frustrating to talk about.

    She's the light and the way, clearly.

    After binge-watching the show, everyone's feeling a lot of feelings about Lena Waithe:

    the love i feel for @hillmangrad on #MasterOfNone is so indescribable that i have like thirteen unintelligible drafted tweets about her.

    The best part of Master of None is our introduction to @hillmangrad . Lena Waithe is dope as hell!

    Binge-watching Master of None just to catch @hillmangrad, tbh. I have found my dream woman.

    The 31-year-old actor recently said that portraying the role of Denise felt like playing "a heightened version" of herself.

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    And who exactly is Waithe? She's a writer, producer, and master suit-wearer. 🙏

    This triple threat is currently working on a Showtime pilot starring Common. What have you been doing with your life?

    She's even in powerhouse director Ava DuVernay's short film, Say Yes.

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    (How could anyone be facing away from her though?)

    Waithe also wrote and produced the web series Twenties, which you can catch on YouTube.

    Her squad is as fly as you imagine it would be, buns included:

    And her mom is the sweetest critic.

    Her hat game, on and off-screen, is something to be seriously desired.

    ~ a moment of silence for hat appreciation ~

    But naturally, she's stunning without one, too.

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    *Swoon*

    Sadly ladies, she's off the market.

    But you can't even be mad: Look at all the cuteness!

    Thank you, world, for giving us the gift of Lena Waithe — now please give us more.

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    *Binge-watches Master of None (again) just for the Denise scenes*

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