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Let Issa Rae Gas You Up With New Google Assistant Feature

Ask Issa for a pickup line, we dare you

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Amanda Bell

If you've ever wanted Insecure creator and star Issa Rae to help you get through the day, you're in luck. Rae's voice is now featured as a cameo on Google Assistant, available in English for a limited time in the U.S.

To hear Rae's voice, users can say, "Hey Google, talk like Issa," or go to "Assistant Voice" in Assistant Settings. One particularly cute feature is the ability to ask her for a joke or advice, just like her character does on Insecure (which is now shooting, she revealed on her Instagram recently).

Rae isn't the first celebrity to make a vocal cameo on the platform; EGOT winner John Legend was previously featured in the spring.


If you're looking for a little guidance from the actress/writer/producer, here are a few prompts that lead to Easter eggs from Rae.

    Are you single?
    Do you have a T.V. show?
    Give me some writing advice.
    What do you think about Lawrence?
    What is your best pickup line?
    Are you awkward?
    Do you know any "yo momma" jokes?
    Give me an Issa Rae quote.
    Compliment me.
    Can you rap?
    Can you beatbox?
    Tell me a joke.
    Should I watch
    Insecure?
    What was your major?
    Are you a writer?
    How do you pronounce your name?
    What's your full name?
    What do you think of John Legend?
    Do you love Daniel or Lawrence more?
    Who is your best friend?
    Do you ever talk to yourself in the mirror?
    Do you have any dating advice?

    Insecure returns in 2020 on HBO. Need HBO? Add it through Hulu or through Amazon.

    ​Issa Rae, Insecure

    Issa Rae, Insecure

    HBO