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ELLEN POMPEO SAYS ‘AS CAUCASIAN PEOPLE, IT’S OUR JOB’ TO SPEAK ON THE LACK OF DIVERSITY
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018
Not only is Ellen Pompeoknown for her iconic role on Grey’s Anatomy, she’s also known for her unwavering activism and uncanny ability to call out societal issues. During a recent interview, she called out the production crew’s lack of diversity by requesting to see more “color in the room” that’s reflective of the “the world we see” everyday.
Ellen isn’t the first Caucasian actress to speak on the disparity in diversity as Jessica Chastain fought for Octavia Spencer to make the same amount as her for a film they did together—ultimately resulting in both making five times their asking salary. What do you think of Ellen speaking out on diversity issues? Tune in to today’s Dish Nationto see what our hosts think!