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

    1:00 pm 5/28/2015

    The SNL star on playing Justin Bieber, whether she's said no to anything and her most mortifying moment as a comedian Read more

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  2. Lena Dunham On 'Girls' Racial Backlash: "It Was an Educational, Painful Process for Me"

    10:00 am 5/28/2015

    "I had been thinking so much about sort of representing weirdo girls and chubby girls and strange half-Jews that I had forgotten that there was an entire world of women who were being underserved.”Read more

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  3. Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer and Comedy Actress A-List in Raunchy, R-Rated Roundtable

    9:00 am 5/27/2015

    Six of TV's most provocative female comedians — including Ellie Kemper, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez and Tracee Ellis Ross — talk sexism, sex scenes, penis bags and why women need to stop apologizing: "I think people hate women. I don't think they want to hear a woman talk for too long. A lot of people project their mom yelling at them," says Schumer.Read more

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  4. Lena Dunham On 'Girls' Racial Backlash: "It Was an Educational, Painful Process for Me"

    8:50 am 5/27/2015

    "I had been thinking so much about sort of representing weirdo girls and chubby girls and strange half-Jews that I had forgotten that there was an entire world of women who were being underserved.”Read more

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. '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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