The actress clapped back at speculation she was pregnant back in March and now, she’s explaining why Issa Rae on Why She Shut Down Pregnancy Rumors Earlier This Year: ‘It Was Getting Out of Hand’ As the cover star for the first digital cover series for Today, Rae, 37, opened up about tweeting in response to pregnancy rumors about her back in March.

Now, Rae explains that she got fed up after her own family found themselves getting wrapped up in the rumors.

When it comes to any future children, Rae says she doesn’t know if she’ll also keep that side of her life under wraps.

Last September, Rae spoke about why she didn’t feel quite ready to become a mom at this stage of her life.

I like my life, I like this selfishness, and I know that I have a window,” Rae shared with Self, who recently married longtime beau Louis Diame.

“I’ve always felt that way, that women, Black women especially — unless you’re Viola Davis or Angela Bassett — you have a window when people are going to want to continue to see you and see what you can do.”

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