Amber Ruffin Braves the Awkward Gynecology Visit in Hilarious Web Series for the CDC

Health agency uses humor to encourage healthier attitudes toward preventative care

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As her popular Peacock late-night talk show nears its one-year anniversary, comedian and Adweek’s Creative 100 cover star Amber Ruffin has proven herself to be extremely courageous. In a new collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the happy host must overcome a new challenge: the awkward gynecological visit.

“Under the Paper Gown” is a six-episode web series starring Ruffin and her sister, Lacey Lamar. Each two-minute installment shows Ruffin overcoming a different uncomfortable aspect of the dreaded visit to the OB-GYN, from intensely personal intake questions to mysterious vaginal pains.



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