With their popular podcast–turned–HBO series, JESSICA WILLIAMS and PHOEBE ROBINSON broke big, broke ground, and then broke up. Here’s what happened.
“You know, whenever Abbi [Jacobson] and Ilana [Glazer] talked about ending Broad City on their terms, and how great that was, I was always kind of skeptical, but going through this with Jessica right now with 2 Dope Queens, I totally get it,” Robinson tells me in an email the day after the announcement. “It has been a wonderful ride, but this podcast and HBO series put us on a rocket ship in many ways, and our individual careers have blossomed so beautifully.” In short, they’re too damn busy, which, Robinson admits, “is the best damn champagne problem to have in the world.”
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