If you are remotely interested in comedy the name Kim Wayans will not only ring a bell but it will put a smile on your face. Kim Wayans an actress, comedian, producer, writer and director and the sister to the infamous Wayans brothers (Keenan, Dwayne, Damon, Shawn and Marlon). Not only are we a fan of Kim Wayans because of her gift in entertainment, but we admire her KolorBlind life. Kim is married to actor Kevin Knotts.
Kim attended the Mixed Roots Festival in May and promoted her Children’s Books series.
Excerpt from Mixed Roots :
Actress, comedian, playwright and author of Amy Hodgepodge a children’s book series, Kim Wayans was born and raised in Manhattan. She moved to California after finishing college and made her first break on In Living Colorcreated by her brother Keene Wayans. Since then she has worked with in television and film with her star brothers Damon, Marlon and Shawn. She has starred in various motion pictures such as Scary Movie 2, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, Don’t be a Menace. Recently she played Audrey in the award-winning film Pariah, an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
In 2007 Wayan’s took the stage for her one-woman show A Handsome Woman Retreats (… a seriously funny journey to inner peace) which touched base on her experiences that brought her to Hollywood. In 2008 she performed the show in the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, then it was featured at The Cleveland Playhouse’s FusionFest 2008. At the end bringing her performance to her hometown of New York City as part of the soloNOva Arts Festival in June 2008.
Most recently, Ms. Wayans debuted her new book seriesAmy HodgePodge: All Mixed Up! which she wrote with her husband Kevin Knotts. Mixed Roots is proud to share this latest project that gives a voice to multi-racial children, with Wayans and Knotts.
Amy Hodgepodge is a book series about the life of Amy a young girl of Amy is part Asian, Caucasian, and African American ethnicity and race. The book series follow Amy through her journey in school after being being home schooled all her life. It details her struggle with identifying with a race and fitting in within society.
If you are a KolorBlind couple or parents to biracial or multiracial child (like Amy), these book series are a must have in your bookshelves. They can be purchased on the Amy Hodgepodge website (www.amyhodgepodge.com), www.Amazon.com or any book retailer near you. Not only are the books a true depiction of what it’s like to grow up multiracial, but they are also very inexpensive. You can even gift them to couples you know are expecting.
All we can say is great job Mr. and Mrs. Knotts. This is why KolorBlind couples like yourself deserve to be celebrated.
P.s. Kim please do share your beauty secret(s). Your KolorBlind sisters want to know how you have maintained your youthful look at 50. Xo
I hope you’ve enjoyed reading a look at Kim Wayans: Actor, Comedian, Author and Wife.