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We all try to pretend we're the person we want to be when we're really not, and you've just gotta be willing to say here are all my flaws, here's who I am, take it or leave it, if you love me still, then let's do this. If you're friends with both of them, then it's awkward if it doesn't work.

They quote a lot that scene from "The Great Debaters," the monologue in the debate.I play Judith, who wants to be a marriage counselor. And that's what she's frustrated about, is that she's not. Me and [husband] Josiah [Bell] literally Netflix everything. Season 3, episode 5 we're currently at, I don't want it to end because it's fantastic. I love Lady Mary, she's so great, and I love Cousin Matthew and their relationship. In 2001, she played the daughter of Angela Bassett in the television film Ruby's Bucket of Blood.In 2005, she co-starred with Bow Wow and Brandon T. In 2006, she appeared in the drama film Gridiron Gang."You should be with this person, you should be with that person." I like the idea of matchmaking, I'm just not very good at it.

Speaking of TV, you were in "Friday Night Lights." Did you watch it when it was on? It's weird, I keep getting cast in shows that I'm just catching up on, like I was cast in "True Blood." I just joined the cast and I'd never watched the show before. With film there's a consistency to it, but what I like about the TV shows that I've been fortunate to do, like "Friday Night Lights" and "True Blood," is that it feels like you're doing a film. Like "True Blood" we had animals and stunts last week, and someone got bit — By what?

From 2009 to 2011, she was regular cast member in the Direc TV drama series Friday Night Lights playing Jess Merriweather.

From 2010 to 2011, she also co-starred with Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell on the short-lived CBS legal drama The Defenders.

In 2016, Smollett-Bell began playing a leading role as Rosalee, the house slave, in the WGN America period drama Underground. Smollett-Bell was born Jurnee Diana Smollett in New York City, the daughter of Janet (née Harris) and Joel Smollett.

Her father was Jewish (his family immigrated from Russia and Poland), and her mother is African American.

For her performance, Smollett-Bel received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.