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  1. Tracee Ellis Ross: "I Think Racism Usually Trumps" Sexism in Hollywood

    8:50 am 5/27/2015

    "When you get in that position where you're trying to make people laugh, you’re screwed, but if you go back to just telling the truth … it's one of those magic things.”Read more

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  2. Kate McKinnon on Playing Hillary Clinton: "I Feel Immense Pressure"

    8:50 am 5/27/2015

    “I wanted to play on the inherent contrast between a woman who is so driven and so hardened by her experiences and needs this,” says McKinnon, “and also a little sweety granny from the Midwest, just the juxtaposition of those two things.”Read more

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  3. Ellie Kemper on Kimmy Schmidt Character: "She is Very Girlishly Powerful"

    8:50 am 5/27/2015

    "I think that [Kimmy] came from this horrible, unspeakable experience, and she is tough like a young girl might be tough. She is all pinks and candy and yellows but still very powerful."Read more

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  4. Amy Schumer on the Power of Self-Deprecation: “It’s Definitely Very Important to Me"

    8:50 am 5/27/2015

    “It’s like, people are so angry and love to, like, burn somebody at the stake. So I’ll just burn myself.”Read more

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  5. Gina Rodriguez: "I'm a Brown Girl. I Have to Cross All the Lines Just to Be Known."

    8:50 am 5/27/2015

    "I'm a brown girl," said the Latina actress. "I have to cross all the lines just to be known."Read more

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  6. 'Orange Is the New Black's' Taylor Schilling Doesn't Watch the Show

    6:00 am 6/22/2014

    The actress says she doesn't feel the need to watch her Netflix series: "I was already there. I don't need to relive it."Read more

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  7. Edie Falco on Being Caught Naked on Stage: The Audience Gasped

    5:00 am 6/22/2014

    The star of 'Nurse Jackie' shares how she was caught in a really uncomfortable situation while doing a sex scene in the Broadway play Frankie and Johnny. Read more

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  8. Emmy Rossum: There Was a Necrophilla Scene Cut From 'Shameless'

    5:00 am 6/22/2014

    Emmy Rossum reveals William H. Macy's character was involved in a controversial scene that didn't make it to air: "I don't think he wanted to mount a dead woman."Read more

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  9. 'Shameless' Star Emmy Rossum on Fake Peeing on Camera: 'It Was Very Awkward'

    5:00 am 6/22/2014

    The actress reveals that she had to fake pee for a drug test on the Showtime show. "I had to pull my pants down and there was this squeezy contraption that I had to look like I was reaching behind me to pee because they wanted me to pee but obviously I wasn't peeing on camera," says Rossum. Read more

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  10. Mindy Kaling on Getting Confused for a Republican: It's 'Sexist'

    4:00 am 6/22/2014

    The writer, producer and star of Fox's comedy shares how she differs from her Mindy Lahiri character. Read more

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