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'Euphoria' star Nika King says the viral stand-up clip was just a joke

'Euphoria' star Nika King says the viral stand-up clip was just a joke

Actress and comedian Nica King said in a recent stand-up show that she struggled to pay her rent and book other roles in the long hiatus between seasons of the HBO series. tranceWhere it is a regular series. The clip, which she posted on her social media accounts, was widely circulated and upset a number of viewers.

However, King said in a statement that she is doing well and has several projects in the pipeline.

First, the situation: In a recent appearance at Hollywood Improv, King pointed out the long gap between the series' seasons trance, which last aired in February 2022: “Season 3 is coming out — I don’t know. Don't ask me, I don't know. … “We need a third season!” whore, I Need a third season! “I haven't paid rent for six months.”

King plays Leslie Bennett, the mother of Zendaya and Storm Reid's characters, in Euphoria. She continues in her impromptu set: “And Zendaya ended up in Paris during Fashion Week. I'm like, 'Bitch, go home! I need you! Mama needs you'” (watch the full clip below).

King also said she hasn't booked any roles since then trance: “I called Taraji, and she was like, ‘Bitch, get on that,’” referring to Taraji P. Henson’s comments about the pay disparity for black actresses in the industry.

King's comments on the comedy set also sparked a wave of media coverage. In a statement to Hollywood Reportershe says she wasn't entirely serious: “My reference is about trance During my stop tour it was a funny joke. Most people have seen me playing serious characters on screen, but my roots lie in comedy.

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“I already have a few film projects releasing this year that I am excited about. It is a blessing to make a career in both drama and comedy.

As for tranceIt is scheduled to return to HBO in 2025. There is no information yet on when production on season 3 will begin.