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Kerry Washington made her first public appearance since having a baby yesterday at the Crystal + Lucy Awards in LA yesterday with Shonda Rhimes, the mother of Olivia Pope. I wrote about Shonda earlier this week. About her wonderful commencement speech at Dartmouth. About her approach to the Work and her attitude about the Dream. Full Story
I love Emma Thompson. But Emma Thompson made some comments a few weeks ago about motherhood that many people reacted strongly to. Click here if you missed it.
“You can’t be a great mum and keep working all the time.”
No, I’m not a mother but I didn’t find her remarks particularly inspiring.
Shonda Rhimes on the other hand…
Duana sent this to me yesterday and the title of her email was This WOMAN. It’s Rhimes’s commencement speech at Dartmouth. I recommend you read the transcript and then watch the video. It’s amazing. It’s F-CKING amazing. Read Full Intro
The other night around my dinner table, a bunch of 30-somethings all confessed that they were thinking or had thought about going to law school. At least three were still debating it by the time dinner was finished. It seems like a pretty attractive career, right? Get in there and fight for stuff and have meetings with people in important coats until you get what you want – what you need. Full Story
I still like Shonda Rhimes. I know that’s an unpopular thing to say these days, but I do. I think she’s hit on a formula that works, she’s made a lot of people really happy with what she does, and even though I don’t watch Grey’s Anatomy any more – that played its course for me – I hear it’s still pushing boundaries in its eighth season and that Private Practice does the same. Full Story