Watercooler: Cleveland Shows Why Niecy Nash Needs a Series
Can someone please get Niecy Nash a sitcom?
Seriously, the woman is being wasted. Not that it wasn't swell to have her voicing Donna's kid-ditching sister Janet on The Cleveland Show last night, but that was just a guest spot and the real-life Nash is too fabulously animated to be relegated to cartoonery. She needs to be front and center, in the flesh and on TV on a weekly basis. And preferably in something better than Do Not Disturb.
One would think after her run on Dancing with the Stars and Reno 911! that someone would have found Miss Niecy a proper vehicle by now. She's paid her dues and proven to be a fan favorite, so why hasn't this happened yet? We get that she isn't exactly your average leading lady and God knows women of color aren't really filling our screens, but the time has come to take off your blindfolds and open your eyes, Hollywood! Even a role on an existing show will do. Just get to getting' and get this woman a series already. Mmmm!
What do you think about Niecy Nash? Is there a show you think she'd be perfect for?
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