Shonda Rhimes Responded To The New York Times Calling Her An ‘Angry Black Woman’

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09.19.14 3 Comments
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“The NFL should have beaten Ray Rice to the punch on domestic violence.” That fictional lede that I just came up with is still better than the one the NY Times published in an article about Shonda Rhimes:

When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography, it should be called “How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.” (Via)

Not “I’m One of the Most Successful People, Man or Woman, Working In TV Today” or “Wait, Grey’s Anatomy Has Been On HOW Many Seasons,” but “How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.” After reading the piece by Alessandra Stanley, a preview/review of her new show How to Get Away with Murder (which should prove more educational than How to Kill a Mockingbird), Rhimes, who’s only listed as an executive producer, responded on Twitter:

Stanley is SHOCKED that she didn’t reply with, “AW HELL NAH.”

Via the NY Times

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