Mindy Kaling has mastered the ensemble comedy (see: The Mindy Project, By no means Have I Ever and clearly, The Office) so it is no surprise that her newest collection, The Sex Lives of College Girls, is humorous as hell…with a twist.

Whereas the breakout stars of the HBO Max collection Pauline ChalametAmrit KaurReneé Rapp and Alyah Chanelle Scott can not help however gush over working with creator, author and govt producer Kaling, in addition they pointed to a couple different stunning Hollywood comedy icons as inspiration for forming their eccentric collegiate buddy group on-screen. 

“I did a variety of analysis on comedians,” Kaur defined of entering into character as quick-witted Bela. “My mentor and I got here up with an extended checklist: Wanda Sykes, Dave Chappelle, Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, so, so, so many and I simply studied them. After which I additionally tried my share of standup which I used to be not so nice at.” 

Kaur added, “That is so bizarre however I felt blessed to be a brown lady who can say d––okay and c––okay on the display screen and speak about intercourse as a result of no brown lady has carried out that but, and that’s loopy to me. I felt blessed, I assume is the phrase to say.”