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Olivia Munn thanks Mindy Kaling for her ‘invaluable’ parenting advice and resources

Olivia Munn has thanked Mindy Kaling for her parenting advice, as the actor and her boyfriend John Mulaney celebrated their son, Malcolm, turning six months old.The 41-year-old actor gave a shout out to her friends and fellow parents in a recent Instagram post, honouring Malcolm on his birthday. In the post, Munn included a photo of the youngster in her arms, as they were smiling at the camera. After detailing how much she has enjoyed raising her son in the caption, she praised Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney for helping Malcolm try a new food.The television host and...
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Padma Lakshmi Shares Her Favorite AAPI Creatives, From Mindy Kaling to Bong Joon Ho

Click here to read the full article. I look forward to the day there are many more Asian American TV creators and filmmakers who get the chance to tell multifaceted stories with bigger budgets. It’s great to see every ethnicity popping up in regular scenes in films and television just going through regular, everyday problems, and not just addressing problems related to being that ethnicity. I’m going to open this up a bit to include some of my favorite Asian characters from TV, as well as some of my favorite Asian directors and films: TV creators and characters: 1. “Taste the Nation...
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Mindy Kaling reveals brown, adults-only Velma: ‘If people freak out ... I don’t care’

Mindy Kaling isn’t backing down from critics of her South Asian Velma Dinkley, and she shared a sneak peek of the clearly brown-skinned character this week. The seemingly adult-oriented “Scooby-Doo” spinoff, simply entitled “Velma,” will be released on HBO Max later this year, with Kaling serving as executive producer and voice of the titular character. Fans and critics have speculated about what the reimagined Asian Velma will look like since the series was announced last year.
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Mindy Kaling sparks debate about privilege after ‘angrily’ tweeting about recent flight: ‘Life isn’t fair’

Mindy Kaling has sparked a debate about “entitlement” and privilege after tweeting “angrily” about her recent negative experience flying.On Wednesday, the 42-year-old comedian shared her frustrations with an unnamed airline in a message posted to Twitter, in which she criticised the delays before take-off and after landing, the inability to recline her seat, and both the malfunctioning wifi and TV.“I like to think I’m too classy to tweet angrily at the airline that delayed my flight for hours, then my seat didn’t recline, the TV didn’t work, the wifi didn’t work, and then we had to wait more when we...
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Mindy Kaling Reveals Scooby-Doo Spinoff Velma First Look Aimed at Adult Audiences

Mindy Kaling revealed the first look at her new adult animated re-imagining of Scooby-Doo, Velma. The first look at Velma came with the Warner Bros. TV upfronts this week, and as you can see below, Kaling is ging with a very different kind of Scooby-Doo lore! The photo image shows Velma discovering a women's corpse with the skull lopped off and brain removed, on the floor of a girls locker room where several female characters (including Daphne?) are in states of undress.
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Mindy Kaling Defends ‘Scooby-Doo’ Spinoff ‘Velma’ From Racist Backlash: “I Don’t Care”

Mindy Kaling is standing beside her upcoming Scooby-Doo series, Velma, after online trolls criticized its lead character’s ethnicity. Kaling, who first announced last year that she would be voicing the beloved cartoon character and reimagining her as South Asian, dismissed any criticism about Velma during the Warner Bros. Discovery Upfront on Wednesday. During her presentation, Kaling told the audience that if a dog can solve crimes, Velma “can be Brown,” per Deadline. “Hopefully you noticed my Velma is South Asian,” she said. “If people freak out about that, I don’t care.” Kaling’s Velma was greenlit by HBO Max in February 2021, and shortly after was met...
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