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Shonda Rhimes News, Pictures, and Videos
Shonda Rhimes dons a black dress while attending The Hollywood Reporter’s Women In Entertainment Breakfast held at Milk Studios on Wednesday (December 10) in Los Angeles.
The 44-year-old Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy showrunner was honored with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at the ceremony, which honored the 100 most powerful women in the entertainment industry.
“This moment right here, me standing up here all brown with my boobs and my Thursday night of network television full of women of color, competitive women, strong women, women who own their bodies and whose lives revolve around their work instead of their men, women who are big dogs, that could only be happening right now,” Shonda shared.
She added, “Look around this room. It’s filled with women of all colors in Hollywood who are executives and heads of studios and VPs and show creators and directors. There are a lot of women in Hollywood in this room who have the game-changing ability to say yes or no to something. 15 years ago, that would not have been as true.” Watch the video of her entire speech below!
Shonda Rhimes – THR Awards Speech
Tony Goldwyn is handsome in a suit at the 2014 Hollywood Reporter Women In Entertainment Breakfast held at Milk Studios on Wednesday morning (December 10) in Los Angeles.
“So honored to present @shondarhimes w #SherryLansingLeadershipAward at @THR #WomenInEntertainment #Power100 event! Her speech was AMAZING!” Tony tweeted on the same day.
The day before, Portia was spotted grabbing some early morning Mexican food at Hugo’s Tacos in Sherman Oaks.
FYI: Portia is wearing Stella McCartney. Darby is wearing an EFFY Jewelry ring.
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Here’s what the 44-year-old screenwriter/director/producer – who happens to run three hit shows in Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder – had to share with the mag:
On the New York Times article: “Some really amazing articles were written that had the conversation that I’ve been trying to have for a very long time, which, coming from me, makes me sound like I’m just, ‘Rrrraw!’…In this world in which we all feel we’re so full of gender equality and we’re a postracial [society] and Obama is president, it’s a very good reminder to see the casual racial bias and odd misogyny from a woman written in a paper that we all think of as being so liberal.”
On Scandal: “There are no [Katherine] Heigls in this situation. I don’t put up with bullshit or nasty people. I don’t have time for it.”
On reaching out to other networks: “It wasn’t really about money, though don’t get me wrong, it’s very important in a world in which women are paid 77 cents on the dollar to be paid in a way that felt correct. I wanted more control. I wanted the autonomy. And I wanted to feel like if I was making shows, I could sell them anywhere. I’m in a lovely posi- tion that whenever we pitch something, ABC buys it, which is great, but I also wanted the abil- ity to say, ‘This is not for you.’”
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“Apparently we can be “angry black women” together, because I didn’t know I was one either! @petenowa #LearnSomethingNewEveryday” Shonda wrote on her Twitter account about the NYT review of How to Get Away with Murder – she did not create the show, Pete Nowalk did. “Final thing: (then I am gonna do some yoga): how come I am not “an angry black woman” the many times Meredith (or Addison!) rants? @nytimes”
“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,” Shonda continued on her rant.
Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington, and Viola Davis get together to promote their ABC Thursday night shows Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder as part of Shonda Rhimes‘ big night on television.
“It is very daring. If you like great drama, that’s where you come,” Shonda says in the promo. “It’s going to be an edge-of-your-seat three-hour block of time on Thursday nights.”
All three shows begin their Thursday nights together on September 25.
Also pictured inside: Ellen leaving Madeo after dining out with friends on Tuesday (July 29) in West Hollywood, Calif.
Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, & Viola David Promote Shonda Rhimes’ ABC Thursdays
THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS ARTICLE! DO NOT CONTINUE READING IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED YET!
The episode that we have all be waiting for, but really have been dreading all along, has finally arrived and Sandra Oh‘s character Cristina is no longer a part of Grey’s Anatomy.
The 42-year-old actress revealed last August that she would not be returning to show as she felt she didn’t have anything else creatively to add to the program. This gave the writers enough time to conclude her storyline and wrap up any loose ends.
Next season, Grey’s Anatomy will be moving to the 8pm time slot on Thursday nights and ABC will be making the evening a full Shonda Rhimes night!
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