1. On Thursday, The New York Times’ Alessandra Stanley wrote “Wrought in Their Creator’s Image: Viola Davis Plays Shonda Rhimes’s Latest Tough Heroine.”
Here’s the lead, but really, read the whole thing.
When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography, it should be called “How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.”
Again, read the whole thing. The lead is not the worst part. By Friday, a lot of publications broke down everything that was wrong about the story, and that it ever ran in the first place. Here are selections from a few of them.
2. The Huffington Post’s Jack Mirkinson collected some tweets from Rhimes herself for “Shonda Rhimes Takes Down NY Times Critic Who Called Her An ‘Angry Black Woman’”.… Read more