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‘The Office' Stars Support Mindy Kaling: That Emmys Snub Was A ‘Crap' Move


Added 10-19-19 03:18:02am EST - “Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey spoke out about the controversy while Fischer made an excellent point.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “‘The Office’ Stars Support Mindy Kaling: That Emmys Snub Was A ‘Crap’ Move”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Two stars of the beloved NBC sitcom, Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly) and Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin), spoke out against the Television Academy in support of Mindy Kaling Thursday while appearing on BuzzFeed’s “AM to DM.”

"Why single out Mindy and not those gentlemen?" @jennafischer and @AngelaKinsey defend their former "Office" costar @mindykaling, who recently said that the group behind the Emmys tried to prevent her from getting a producer credit on the hit NBC series pic.twitter.com/8jSqzgsZKY

Last week, Kaling, who worked as a writer, executive producer, director and actor (playing Kelly Kapoor), on the series, spoke with Elle magazine for its Women in Hollywood November issue. Kaling told Elle she had been the only person dropped from the list of producers credited on the show when it was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.

“There were other Office writer-performer-producers who were NOT cut from the list,” Kaling said on Twitter of the incident. “Just me. The most junior person, and woman of color.”

She told Elle she had to get letters from “all the other male, white producers” on the show, attesting that she contributed.

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