Topic: Mindy Kaling

Vogue Turns Mindy Kaling Into The Token Curvy Girl For Its Shape Issue

Vogue Turns Mindy Kaling Into The Token Curvy Girl For Its Shape Issue

Mindy Kaling looks absolutely fantastic in the April issue of Vogue, and continues her tour of becoming the best friend of your dreams with a charming interview full of admirable and refreshing honesty. While Vogue seemed to trip over themselves to point out that Kaling isn’t your average star based on size–calling her “curvaceous” and asking questions relating to her size–she is so likable and relatable that it almost makes you forget Vogue‘s ham-fisted approach. More »

Red Carpet Rundown: Mindy Kaling, Zooey Deschanel & More At ELLE‘s Women In Television Celebration

Red Carpet Rundown: Mindy Kaling, Zooey Deschanel & More At ELLE's Women In Television Celebration

ast night, ELLE’s Annual Women in Television Celebration was held at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood. The event recognizes women who are making it work on TV, so tons of your (or our, at least) favorite famous human beings were there. From Zooey Deschanel and Malin Akerman to Joel McHale and Emmy Rossum, the lineup was pretty excellent. More »

The Mindy Project Expertly Explains How Women See Themselves

The Mindy Project Expertly Explains How Women See Themselves

Last night’s episode of The Mindy Project focused on the fact that Mindy Kaling‘s lead character, Mindy, had never let a boyfriend see her completely naked, even during sex. This set up an episode wherein Mindy worked out with her coworker and sexual tension partner Danny (Chris Messina) eventually resulting in a hijinks-filled situational comedy standby: they accidentally see each other naked. The entire episode provided a worthwhile conversation about body image and confidence. More »

Elle Completely Misses The Point With Its Response To The Mindy Kaling Controversy

Elle Completely Misses The Point With Its Response To The Mindy Kaling Controversy

Yesterday, Elle released their February “Women In Television” issue, complete with four covers featuring Mindy KalingAmy PoehlerAllison Williams, and Zooey Deschanel. The Internet (including me) was quick to notice that the covers had a curious issue: while Poehler, Williams, and Deschanel were shot with about 75% of their bodies visible and in full color, Kaling’s photo was cropped to only show her face, and was black and white. It’s Melissa McCarthy all over again, and just like that time around, Elle responded to the criticism with a fairly tone deaf example of missing the point. More »