Ziwe Takes on Beauty Standards by Interviewing Eboni K. Williams & Her New Banger “Wet Diaper (Goo Goo Gah Gah)”
ZIWE is only on its second episode and it already, for our money, is in the running for one of the funniest shows of the year (and yes, we know that there’s plenty of year left).
This past Sunday, Ziwe set her sights on the topic of beauty standards and gave it her iconic ultra-subversive-while-being-meta-and-self-accountable treatment. She had a spirited back-and-forth with Eboni K. Williams, the first black cast member on Real Housewives of New York, on all things revolving beauty, especially when race comes into the picture. Again, is anyone doing as interviews as fun and wickedly clever as Ziwe?
Then, for her musical performance this week (Ziwe has been her own iconic musical guest for these first two episodes and we’re here for it), Ziwe nailed pop culture’s obsession with infantilizing women, especially when it comes to actresses and pop stars with such a hysterical ‘banger’, “Wet Diaper” (Goo Goo Gah Gah). Please enjoy it and the man feeling very uncomfortable in it here.
Again, we’ve been saying it before it premiered, as it premiered, and right here, right now: watch ZIWE (Sunday nights at 11PM on Showtime, then streaming on Showtime Anytime afterwards)