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Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo Found This Year's Emmy Awards 'Embarrassing' In Lack Of Diversity

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If you enjoyed this year's Emmy Awards, don't tell that to Ellen Pompeo!

The star of the five-time Emmy winning Grey's Anatomy found the 2013 ceremony to be completely lacking of diversity — something you wouldn't think to be such an issue in 2013!

Her feelings are blunt and clear as she says:

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Naomi Campbell & Iman Call Out Designers For Runway Racism

Naomi Campbell and Iman have formed a coalition that singles out designers who don't use diverse models!

As we all know, discrimination has been a historically long-winded battle that’s still being fought today.

Amongst countless others, Miss America had to face it, Oprah Winfrey experienced it, and now the mostly white runways of fashion week have come under major scrutiny for their lack of diversity (see above pic).

Luckily the fight to end racism in the fashion world has some of the seksiest models ever as spokespeople: Naomi Campbell and Iman!

The two icons have joined forces with former model agent Bethann Hardison to form the Diversity Coalition, in hopes of raising awareness about the issues.

Iman made an accurate statement on the matter, saying:

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Lena Dunham Promises To Give Girls A More Colorful Cast

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The HBO series' writer, director and star, Lena Dunham, doesn't feel awesome about the limited perspectives represented on her show — so she has vowed to mix up the cast next season!

Speaking at the Fortune Magazine's annual Most Powerful Women Summit, Lena revealed that she felt:

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Model Diversity At New York Fashion Week Is On The Rise!

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Not only has NYFW increased in the number of shows, boasting 143 this year, but it’s also becoming more diverse.

Yay!

Back in 2008, 87% of the models were white, but this year it decreased by a little over 7%, meaning 1/5 of the models were racially diverse!

The breakdown went like this

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Grey's Anatomy Creator Shonda Rhimes Chastises Bunheads!

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If you tuned into the premiere of ABC Family’s Bunheads this past Monday, you might’ve noticed something was missing…and no, not Sutton Foster’s clothes!

The lack of diversity within the cast is clearly noticeable, especially with its all-white group of dancers!

One TV bigwig has taken note of this and is now speaking, er, tweeting out!

Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes took to her Twitter after the show’s debut earlier this week, saying:

“Hey @abcfbunheads: really? You couldn't cast even ONE young dancer of color so I could feel good about my kid watching this show? NOT ONE?”

Rhimes then went on to clarify that she didn’t mean white performers make her feel bad and that she also wasn’t picking on Bunheads and Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.

Shonda tweeted some more about the issue, stating:

“did love seeing girls of all shapes and sizes. That was great. Am a huge Gilmore Girls fan. Just pointing out one issue…”

Rhimes does make a good point, though. We DO need more diverse casts in TV AND film!!

Though if anyone’s going to complain about anything regarding the show's premiere, can we please bring up that ending?! Come ON!

Talk about cutting right to the chase! Ha!

We're definitely interested to see more of this show…and if any new characters get added into the mix!

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