‘Big Mouth’ Casts Writer/Performer Ayo Edebiri as Missy, Replacing Jenny Slate

Co-creator Nick Kroll notes, “It’s about Missy’s continued evolution as a person — that she has all of these different parts of who she is. There’s the sidelines Missy and the more sexually adventurous Missy, mirror Missy, and then also this Missy that she’s been discovering [in Season 4] through hanging out with her cousins […]

Ayo Edebiri to Replace Jenny Slate As Missy on

Slate will continue to voice Missy until the penultimate episode of the fourth season. Edebiri, who was already set to join the Big Mouth season five writers’ room, booked the role after a series of auditions and has already recorded dialogue for season four, per Variety. Co-creator Andrew Goldberg told Variety that Slate was originally […]

‘Big Mouth’: Ayo Edebiri To Replace Jenny Slate As Voice Of Missy On Netflix Animated Series

The half-hour adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Kroll and Goldberg is about the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty. Comedian John Mulaney lends his voice to the character of Andrew, while Kroll voices many characters including best friend Nick. The boys attempt to navigate school, friendships and growing up helped (and sometimes not […]

Big Mouth writer Ayo Edebiri cast as Missy on Netflix animated series after Jenny Slate stepped down from playing biracial character

He dished: ‘There’s the sidelines Missy and the more sexually adventurous Missy, mirror Missy, and then also this Missy that she’s been discovering [in Season 4] through hanging out with her cousins and really taking a look at her black identity.’

The Chase’s Jenny Ryan brands Joey Essex ‘lazy’ and ‘not a very nice person’ after they appeared on Celebrity Masterchef together

‘I spent much of the time allocated to us to cook the 60 portions cajoling, bossing Joey about, trying to find things for him to do, then trying to explain to him how to do them, then watching him make a halfhearted attempt to do them before making an excuse as to why he couldn’t […]

A modern Wonder Woman: Jenny Dearborn, chief learning officer at SAP

On a recent weekday, Dearborn led a personal branding class with computer animation students at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School, where 59 percent of the student population is Latino and 41 percent qualify for free or reduced-price meals. She flashed Starbucks, McDonald’s and Nike logos on a screen and asked students how they perceived the […]

Ayo Edebiri Will Replace Jenny Slate As Missy On Netflix’s “Big Mouth”

“At the start of the show, I reasoned with myself that it was permissible for me to play ‘Missy’ because her mom is Jewish and White — as am I,” wrote Slate in an Instagram post in June. “But ‘Missy’ is also Black, and Black characters on an animated show should be played by Black […]

Big Mouth Casts Ayo Edebiri To Replace Jenny Slate As Missy

Comedian Ayo Edebiri will be replacing comedian Jenny Slate as the voice actor playing Missy on Netflix’s Bigmouth, Variety reports. Slate had announced her departure in July over Instagram, explaining: “At the start of the show, I reasoned with myself that it was permissible for me to play Missy because her mom is Jewish and […]

Boris Johnson says ‘absolutely every pupil needs to be back in school next week’ during virtual Q&A with parents as Dr Jenny Harries says evidence on face coverings ‘is not very strong in either direction’

‘There is the knowledge that things are different, social distancing of staff is important but it’s important to provide as much normality for the children as we can, get them back into the classes, get them back into learning as this is potentially going to be long term.’

The Chase star Jenny Ryan reveals her real name

The Chase star Jenny Ryan, who famously goes by the name ‘The Vixen’ on the ITV show, has now revealed her full name to fans. Jenny, 38, took to Twitter to share a snapshot of the front cover of her dissertation – and inadvertently disclosed her full moniker.