Have ya heard that the Oscars have a diversity problem? In one of multiple subtle and not so subtle moves to remind the public that the Academy does actually know that people of color exist, they’ve added some oh so diverse new presenters to the ceremony.
Elle’s 2016 Women in TV issue features three women of color on the cover, proving that when you actually put diversity onscreen, it ripples nicely into other arenas. Who woulda thought?
ABC’s diversity train is not slowing down with the debut of Quantico, an FBI crime drama starring Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra as a steely female agent. It’s a feminist series led by an Indian actress, which is groundbreaking in itself. Let’s see whether the thriller does, or does not, make viewers tune in.
Last night, between watching Steph Curry and the Warriors lose to LeBron James and the Cavaliers, I caught ads for a new ABC drama called Quantico. It’s supposedly about a female FBI agent—though I think it’s really a soft porn? Maybe of the BDSM fantasy sort?
Congratulations to Priyanka Chopra! She's just become the first Indian woman to be named an official "Guess girl."
Bollywood Star and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra will star in in the new Guess campaign, which will premiere in the December issues of Harper's Bazaar, Nylon, Paper, Marie Clare, Elle, and WSJ Magazine. Notably, she's the brand's first-ever Indian campaign model, which is a very heartening sign in an industry…