03-31-2018 2:04 PM
Today Lena Waithe posted a video to her Instagram story and you can hear the commercial playing in the background while she’s at the car wash and she captioned it “Can’t Escape Myself”. She also has stated recently she lost her voice doing voice overs. I’m pretty sure it’s safe to say it’s her. It’s on her Instagram and her story is public if you want to check it out
03-31-2018 2:22 PM
Thanks imanim22!! I knew it was her-thanks for posting the IG pic! (are you a Master of None fan? I am-she's great in the show if you haven't watched yet
03-31-2018 3:48 PM
LOVE Master of None. She wrote "Thanksgiving" based on her own experience. While she was hesitant to share her story, she ultimately won an Emmy for it.
04-04-2018 12:32 PM
- edited 04-16-2018 12:39 PM
FWIW, I came across this, earlier today on https://www.mediavillage.com/article/stuart-elliott-oscar-ads-offer-a-glimpse-at-the-shape-of-advert... - about commercials on the Super Bowl and Oscars:
There also were numerous commercials with diverse casting, narrators or announcers, such as a funny spot for McDonald's $1/$2/$3 menu with Chrissy Teigen; a teaser for the final season of House of Cards with Robin Wright as President of the United States; an upbeat commercial for AARP with a spiel delivered in rap-poetry style; product-centric "More for your thing" commercials for AT&T, narrated by Lena Waithe, the African-American actress and screenwriter ...
Good looking out, @Imanim22!