Shonda Rhimes Speaks Her Mind on ‘Angry Black Woman’ Flap

October 9, 2014 6:37 PM

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Shonda Rhimes Speaks Her Mind on ‘Angry Black Woman’ Flap

In her first extensive comments on The New York Times’ article that referred to her as an “angry black woman,” Shonda Rhimes said what really makes her angry is everyone else’s need to bring up race and gender when discussing her.

“I find race and gender to be terribly important; they’re terribly important to who I am,” the “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” creator told The Hollywood Reporter in a new cover story. “But there’s something about the need for everybody else to spend time talking about it … that pisses me off.”

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