“2 Dope Queens” Talk Schooling Sarah Jessica Parker On Black Hair In New HBO Series

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NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 31: Actors Phoebe Robinson (L) and Jessica Williams attend HBO’s “2 Dope Queens” NYC slumber party premiere at Public Arts on January 31, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for HBO)

“2 Dope Queens” Premieres Feb. 2 On HBO

Podcast stars “2 Dope Queens” are taking their tales of dating, crappy NYC apartments, hair struggles and “hot peen” to HBO for a four-part comedy series.

The queens – comedian Phoebe Robinson and actress Jessica Willams – will star in the series, where each week, they’ll take on a new topic with a special celebrity guest.

“We talk about cocoa butter, racism, dating, pop culture stuff – we just have a party,” Robinson told us Thursday night at the NYC premiere. “We force celebrities to talk about hot peen. Just everyday life. Like ‘Waiting To Exhale’ without the sad stuff.”

In one episode, the pair chats about video games and being black nerds – or “blerds” with actress Uzo Adoba. In another. they team up with “The Incredible Kimmy Schmidt’s” Tutus Burgess for a show about the joys of “hot peen.”

PARK CITY, UT – JANUARY 21: Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams of 2 Dope Queens attend 2018 HBO Documentary Films Party At Sundance 2018 during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival at Hotel Park City on January 21, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

But Williams said her favorite moment from filming was breaking down black hair care over brunch with actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

“We actually really wanted her on the hair episode because she’s had some really incredible hair, but also it was nice to have this cross-cultural discussion,” Williams told us “She was just genuinely curious and really respectful, and really kind. It just felt like we were talking to a really nice girlfriend.”

Robinson said she hoped that the show would encourage other networks to take note of the diversity in comedy.
“Get on board,” Robinson said. “This is the future. This is 2018.”

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