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Shonda Rhimes said she left ABC after an exec told her she was asking for too much

Shonda Rhimes has produced TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder. Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images Shonda Rhimes told The Hollywood Reporter she decided to leave ABC after an executive asked her, "Don't you have enough?" after she asked for an extra ticket to Disneyland. Rhimes left ABC in 2018 and went on to ink a $150 million TV deal with Netflix, one of the biggest contracts in TV history. Rhimes' revelation comes at a time when companies are acknowledging their lack of representation of and inclusivity towards Black talent. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Record breaking TV producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes made a splash after she left ABC and signed a multimillion deal with Netflix in 2018 — and she recently revealed her decision came after a negative experience with an executive at her old company.

 

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