You may be surprised what you learn about this newly single lady.1. I used to play secretary and boss at the same time."2.
She's a daddy's girl Mc Coy credits her father David Ray Mc Coy (who was tragically murdered in 1988) with teaching her her business acumen. She wouldn't change about her life, not even her divorce."Every portion of my life from the first film to my first pay check has been an incredible journey," says Mc Coy. She's a natural beauty sleeper"Neither," says Mc Coy.
We promised her there were lots of things we didn't know. Where you'll find her on a Sunday afternoon"Listening to music or driving," she says.
Here, the star shares seven interesting tidbits that you may not know about her.
"My life was so wonderful has been fantastic at every age: from the time I was born to the time my father and I got closer, to me being a mother." "I can't wait to see what God has in store for me."3. I'm fresh out of those," says the ever sassy actress. I've learned to appreciate people being in my life for a reason and a season."4.
VIBE caught up with Lisa Raye Mc Coy to chat about her role as Keisha Green, the man eater on Vh1’s Single ladies (which premieres tonight), why she won’t ever get caught up with a dating reality TV show and what she’s looking for in a man. It’s about three friends that have three different philosophies about sex, dating, men, friendship, love and romance.
For starters, she says the show, which premiered last season, was therapy post a very high profile divorce.
The actress is the former First Lady of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Are you similar to your character on the show in real life at all?I think when you’re hired to perform as an actress you bring to light the words that are on the page and of course you bring a little bit of Lisa Raye to the character but to be honest that character was so well written by Stacy A.Before she jumped back into doing scripted television, she had a departure in the reality world, with her show , which aired on TV One for a few seasons. LR: For me, I intimidate a lot of men, because I’ve done a lot. She was a wife of a president.’ I’m not looking to be filled, I’m looking to be fulfilled. At the time, she wanted to tell her story on her own terms. I have to be honest and say that I wasn’t quite that in my marriage. I want to start having some fun with someone that I know I'm gonna be with. Lisa Raye Mc Coy-Misick I make no apologies for loving the finer things in life or the men I choose to date. Now, I do have an edge, rawness and realness, and I can tell you I'm going to keep that.