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Michaela Jae Rodriguez opens up about being the first transgender woman to receive a Golden Globe

Michaela Jae Rodriguez, formerly known as MJ, sat down and opened up with NewBeauty in a tell-all interview.The Pose actress is the July Digital Cover model for the publication and had the opportunity to talk about her milestone career thus far.The 31-year-old was cast with a leading role in the hit FX series, Pose, which earned her an Emmy nomination along with winning a Golden Globe award, making her the first transgender woman in history to ever do so. New interview: Michaela Jae Rodriguez, 31, opened up about her career milestone with NewBeautyThe star won a Golden Globe for Best Actress earlier this year at the 79th Golden Globe Awards for her performance as Blanca Evangelista on Pose.

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Maya Rudolph Says She Was 'So Sad' Leaving 'SNL' But There's 'A Lot Of World Out There' (Exclusive)
Maya Rudolph departed the cast and moved on to other projects and exploring other passions.Now, the actress is looking back at her exit and sharing some insight for the four longtime cast members who ended their tenures earlier this year.Rudolph spoke with ET's Lauren Zima on Wednesday at the premiere of her new Apple TV+ series, held at the DGA Theater Complex in Los Angeles, and she looked back at when she left the long-running sketch comedy series back in 2007.«I was so sad when I left,» Rudolph reflected. «I think it's OK to, like, take that moment, but I also feel like it's nice to see the rest of the world.»In May, Season 47 of SNL came to a close, and bid farewell to longtime cast members Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney.«You sort of forget, when you're in world, [that] there's a lot out there,» Rudolph shared. «And they should go have fun.»Rudolph herself has certainly explored the world outside of in her days since her exit, and now leads a new series, , in which she plays Molly Novak, a billionaire who is in a downward spiral, is trying to rehab her image and embarks on a path of self-realization.One thing about making a show about a billionaire is making sure the show presents the lifestyle realistically within budgetary constraints.«We did a really good job, you know, working within a budget.