Mindy Kaling At Odds With TV Academy Over Emmy Vetting Practices For ‘The Office’

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Mindy Kaling At Odds With TV Academy Over Emmy Vetting Practices For ‘The Office’
Updated: Mindy Kaling is standing by her comments in a feature story published today by Elle magazine in which she recounted being singled out among her fellow writer-producers on The Office when it came to being vetted for Emmy eligibility.

What’s more, after a day of back-and-forth, The Mindy Project creator called out the TV Academy on Twitter Wednesday night and suggested the organization apologize for the treatment she was subjected to in order to secure a comedy series nomination for The Office.

Hey, @TelevisionAcad! I have been a proud member for years. I was the 1st woman of color nominated for writing a comedy script. Why not say “years ago we prevented a deserving woman of color from getting credit for her accomplishments. We’re sorry and it would never happen now.”?

— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) October 10, 2019

The Elle article, which will be published in the magazine’s November print edition later this month,
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