Shonda Rhimes: The constant talk about my race and gender ‘really pisses me off’

10.08.14 3 years ago

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Shonda Rhimes: The constant talk about my race and gender “really pisses me off”
In a Hollywood Reporter profile that calls describes Rhimes as sharing “several traits with her characters: the dedication of Meredith Grey, the drive of Christina Yang and the steely confidence of Olivia Pope,” Rhimes talks about the NY Times “angry black woman” article and how she”s tired of being described by her race and gender. “I find race and gender to be terribly important; they're terribly important to who I am. But there's something about the need for everybody else to spend time talking about it … that pisses me off,” she says.

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