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Honoree Issa Rae brings audience to its feet with acceptance speech at Women in Film gala

AP Beverly Hills, California Jun 13, 2019, 05.30 PM (IST)

In a night of commanding words from some of the most accomplished women in entertainment at the annual Women in Film Gala Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, Issa Rae brought the audience to their feet with her riotously funny acceptance speech. The "Insecure" creator decided to take inspiration from her hip-hop idols and buck the social convention of women being humble.