November 27, 2021
is a phenomena. She wrote 191 drafts of I may Destroy You, her fictionalized story of sexual assault.
She won a BAFTA for Chewing Gum, about a girl desperate to lose her virginity.
She went to Guildhall and loved it. Even though she was told she was angry and aggressive both on and off stage.
Maybe she was. Maybe she was just brilliant. Maybe she was just waiting for the time when she could be showrunner, director, star and writer.
That time when she would spew her oil slick of a talent onto the world uninhibited by the comments of strangers.
Michaela Coel is a phenomena.