Mindy Kaling claims Emmy organisers tried to cut her from The Office nomination

The Guardian

Kaling says TV Academy forced her to justify inclusion on team’s production team in nomination for prize Actor, writer and showrunner Mindy Kaling has hit out at the organisation in charge of the Emmy Awards for “humiliating” her, claiming that she was “singled out” as the only producer made to justify her production credit on the US Office, early on in its run. Kaling, 40, discussed the incident in a profile in Elle magazine , which was published online overnight. She was the only woman and person of colour in the writers’ room when she was hired on the Office at the age of 24, and claimed …

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