HOW GUM AND I MAY RUIN YOU , BAFTA AND Emmy winner and author of Misfits: A Personal Manifesto
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Big moments on the cover fashion ? You might imagine champagne and caviar, but Coel is more low-key than that, opting instead to gather her best friends (who she describes as “my friends”) for a home-cooked meal. “They asked how I wanted to celebrate and I thought, Why not cook, eat, play games?
” Cole Said, showing off a combination of kontomire stew and egusi soup that she calls “Nigeria meets Ghana.”
is Coel to her parents Ghana’ birthplace as her Vogue where the cover was filmed, and her friends urged her to stop and be proud of it. “I’m one of those people who doesn’t usually deal with major events,” Cole admitted, laughing attributing her distaste for compliments to “British people and Ghanaians … they’re both cultures that reject compliments. , so I can’t take the flowers you want to give me.”
After cooking and dressing up, it was time for Coel and her old friend to sit down for game night. The conversation can easily go half-baked, and when they first met at drama school, Coel kindly asked one of her friends out because they were wearing “the kind of African beads you buy from Amazon dot com.” Then Coel and her girlfriends take a moment to revel in the importance of girls who look like them seeing Coel in Vogue , and then give up emotion and a snake eye game begins. When the dice were rolled, it was clear that the night was far from over.