The New York Times published an essay Friday that begins: "When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography it should be called 'How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.'"
And then it gets worse.
On a Wednesday afternoon in late August, Kerry Washington's shih tzu-Yorkie mix, Josie, is napping contentedly on a Hollywood soundstage sofa as her Emmy-nominated owner gets back to the business of being scandalous. Clad in her character Olivia Pope's trademark Armani, Washington is...well, we can't tell you what she's doing, who she's doing it with, or even where they're doing it. If we did, Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes would unleash the show's figurative guard dogs, the fearsome spies of B613, on us.
Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish."
In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren't enough meaty roles being offered to black women in Hollywood — and, she adds, those given to Halle Berry and her Shondaland counterpart, Scandal's Kerry Washington, don't count.
For Ellen Pompeo, there's really nowhere to go after Grey's Anatomy — at least as far as acting is concerned.
"I definitely don't have a strong desire to act after Grey's," Pompeo said at a BuzzFeed Brews event Wednesday.
Scandal is moving up an hour to
Thursdays #TGIT at 9/8c, so fittingly, its stars are dressed to the nines.
In our exclusive first look at the Season 4 cast shot below, Olivia & Co. are donning way more than their Sunday best — the ladies are ...