Larenz Tate Talks Movies, TV and Race on TV One’s ‘Uncensored’

Larenz Tate appears on the season premiere of Uncensored. (Credit: TV One)

Larenz Tate kicked off season 3 of TV One’s Uncensored this weekend with a candid conversation about relationships, race and working in Hollywood.

Tate landed his breakout role in the 1993 film Menace II Society. Since then, he has co-starred with Nia Long in the 1997 romantic drama Love Jones, and had high-profile roles in the films Biker Boyz, Ray, Crash and Girls Trip. More recently, the Chicago native had a role on the Starz series Power.

On the season premiere of Uncensored, Tate opened up about working opposite Nia Long, meeting his wife at a party hosted by Jamie Foxx, and the realities of being a Black man in America.

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Other celebrities featured this season on Uncensored will include Tyrese Gibson, Eve, Yandy Smith-Harris, Omari Hardwick, Jenifer Lewis, and Debbie Allen.

The third season also includes five bonus episodes  — Uncensored: Black Girl Magic; Uncensored: Scandals; Uncensored: Hip-Hop; Uncensored: Black Hollywood; and Uncensored: Big Break. The new season was taped before the COVID-19 pandemic began in March.

The autobiographical series features sit-down interviews with Hollywood insiders as they reveal the obstacles they’ve faced in life and in their careers.

Season 3 of Uncensored premiered on Sunday, Sept. 6 at 10 P.M. ET/9C on TV One.

Watch a clip from the Larenz Tate episode below. Additional clips can be found on TV One’s YouTube page.