Shonda Rhimes says Sony e-mails should be called 'racist'

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In the midst of a massive hack of secure Sony emails, Sony Pictures executive Amy Pascal and Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin came under fire for emails about President Obama’s favorite movies.

The emails only suggested movies featuring black characters, such as Django Unchained and 12 Years a Slave. At one point in the conversation, the emails posited, “I bet he likes Kevin Hart.”

Rudin and Pascal have since apologized, but many media outlets have called the exchanges “racially insensitive.”

Shonda Rhimes, creator of Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy, would like the media to more harshly condemn the comments.

Comedian Kevin Hart also responded to the e-mails, posting to his Instagram account.

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The recent Sony emails come after comedian Chris Rock’s op-ed for the Hollywood Reporter suggesting that Hollywood is still “a White industry.”