The TV Academy Says It Never Singled Out Mindy Kaling for Emmy Consideration

by— She says that she fought for producer eligibility.—Mindy Kaling fires back at TV Academy for being singled out during 'The Office' Emmy nominations. Mindy Kaling is used to being singled out — as a role model, as the first woman of color to create, write, and star in a prime time sitcom, and as a fashion icon. But the television and movie writer/star also has had plenty of experiences being singled out for negative reasons, namely ones she feels are steeped in sexism and racism. In a story with Elle magazine, Kaling opened up about such an experience with the Television Academy in her early days working as an actress, writer, and producer on...

NBC News—Mindy Kaling claimed she was 'singled out.' Academy says that wasn't the case.. “I had to get letters from all the other male, white producers saying that I had contributed, when my actual record stood for itself,” Kaling said.

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