'Bunheads' creator Amy Sherman-Palladino responds to Shonda Rhimes' diversity criticism - sort of


Amy Sherman-Palladino made her first public comments about "Bunheads" following Shonda Rhimes' tweet about the lack of diversity on her new series -- but doesn't exactly address the issue at hand. Sherman-Palladino was a guest on TheLip.tv's "Media Mayhem" show. Instead of asking for Sherman-Palladino's response to Rhimes' observation that none of the main characters on the ABC Family dance drama are minorities, interviewer Allison Hope Weiner steers the discussion toward her personal opinion that female showrunners shouldn't criticize other women.Weiner asks Sherman-Palladino, "Do you think that maybe it was inappropriate for another woman to be criticizing another woman showrunner when there are so few on television?"For her part, the "Bunheads" creator tries to steer the discussion away from Rhimes, saying, "I'm not going to get into a pissing match with Shonda Rhimes, because she's got like 15,000 shows on the air. She's doing just fine for herself."She responds more generally about women supporting other...



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