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Stars Respond NYTimes Column Portraying Shonda Rhimes As ‘Angry Black Woman’


The New York Times is under fire for the recent feature highlighting Shonda Rhimes the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder. In an attempt to spotlight the groundbreaking producer the piece portrayed Rhimes as an “angry black woman.”

That didn’t sit well with her or the Hollywood Reporter, Rhimes took to twitter stating “Wait. I’m ‘angry’ AND a ROMANCE WRITER?!! I’m going to need to put down the internet and go dance this one out. Because ish is getting real.”

With stars and producers from all three shows gathered Saturday night in Hollywood to kickoff the fall’s Shondaland “TGIT” programming block, The Hollywood Reporter asked more than 30 stars to describe Rhimes in three words — other than “angry black woman.” Click here to see what they said…

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