Shonda Rhimes on Diversity in Hollywood: 'It's Not Trailblazing to Write the World As It Actually Is'

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The award winner said she is merely writing the world as it is.

Shonda Rhimes is often called a trailblazer – but she sees it differently.

"It's not trailblazing to write the world as it actually is," said the TV powerhouse, 46, while accepting the Norman Lear achievement award at the Producers Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, sponsored by Piper-Heidsieck.

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Speaking of the diverse characters on her ABC shows – which include Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder and Grey's Anatomy – Rhimes said she "created the content that I wanted to see and I created what I know is normal."

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