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,