Biden honors Bruce Springsteen, ‘President’ Julia Louis-Dreyfus (and hints at 2024)
At the event on Tuesday, Biden said the country has benefited from the hard work of the honorees. “We’re a nation, a great nation in large part because of the power of the arts and humanities that’s stamped into the DNA of America,” he said.washingtonpost.com
B.J. Novak says he and Mindy Kaling were 'in love' during 'The Office' and that their 'tumultuous' and 'toxic' relationship inspired their on-screen romance
Novak presented his friend with an achievement award in television at the PGA Awards, and his speech included a reflection on their relationship.news.yahoo.com
Mindy Kaling, other South Asian comedians called out for perpetuating stereotypes
In a video posted last month that has garnered over 332,000 views and 60,000 likes, TikTok user Jasmine (@totallyprincessjasmine) criticizes a clip from the HBO Max series "The Sex Lives of College Girls," which was created and produced by Mindy Kaling. Stitching Jasmine's video, TikTok user Aqil Dhanani (@aqildhanani) goes on to claim that South Asian comedians are to blame for the promotion of harmful stereotypes in the U.S.news.yahoo.com
Mindy Kaling enjoys Thanksgiving with ultra-rare photo of kids during beach outing: ‘What I'm grateful for'
On Thanksgiving, the actress-producer, 42, shared to Instagram a rare photo of her daughter, Katherine Swati, 3, and son Spencer Avu, 1, as the eldest child pushed her baby brother in a stroller during a sunset beach outing.news.yahoo.com
Mindy Kaling Recalls “Devastating Moment” When She Felt Self-Conscious About Her Body
WASHINGTON — American actor-writer and filmmaker Mindy Kaling opened up about the time when she used to feel self-conscious about her body. Kaling recently appeared in an interview on Good Morning America where she reflected on the “devastating” moment when she felt most self-conscious about her body, and it was years ago when she was 25, working as a writer and actor, as per reports. It was a moment that Kaling took personally. “That kind of dissonance has really affected so much of what I write about [and] the kind of characters I play. Almost all of those kinds of things [in my work] come from something really real.”The “Never Have I Ever” co-creator noted that there was a lack of diverse body types in Hollywood for years.thewestsidegazette.com
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom(scrolling), but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year. He reassigned his 10 seamstresses in New York to produce thousands daily for health care workers on the frontlines. The singer and husband Emilio Estefan's restaurant Estefan Kitchen served up homemade meals for health care workers in Miami. The challenge coordinated offers by celebrities and athletes to raise funds to feed those in need during the pandemic.
Emmy show will include $2.8M donation to fight child hunger
LOS ANGELES – Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a $100,000 donation to fight child hunger. The Television Academy announced Friday that each network and streaming service competing on the telecast has pledged the donation for every Emmy they win. With 23 Emmys being handed out and the academy committing $500,000, that will mean a donation of $2.8 million to No Kid Hungry, a group working to relieve child hunger brought on by the coronavirus crisis. The 72nd Emmy Awards air Sunday at 5 p.m. on ABC. Guests set to appear include Anthony Anderson, Mindy Kaling, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patrick Stuart, RuPaul and Oprah Winfrey.
Kaling's 'Office' co-stars defend her against TV Academy
Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. The TV Academy say Kaling wasn't singled outFor everyone who doesn't remember what went down, here's a quick recap. The TV Academy told her it was because there were too many producers listed, but she was the only one whose position was contested, she said. The TV Academy denies that Kaling was singled out, though. Fischer referenced the statement given by the TV Academy and said there were other people on the show with multiple roles.
Mindy Kaling accuses TV academy of trying to discredit her work
Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. The academy told Kaling there were too many producers listed when the show was nominated for an Outstanding Comedy Series category, she said. "At the time the Producers Guild worked with the Television Academy to correctly vet producer eligibility. "Every performer producer and writer producer was asked to justify their producer credits," it continued.