Once you start climbing up the ladder, you have to deal with being silenced in a room or ignored. A white male has to say it, and then they'll be like 'Oh, that's a great idea!'
"It’s a dance and a balance and it’s a lot of going into bathroom stalls and crying.”
I think there’s a responsibility you feel whenever you’re a person of color at the top job...you feel like the weight is on your shoulders. But I also think you’ve got to let that go and just tell the story.
That’s great to hear. Since there are so few brown showrunners, do you individually feel like a pressure or responsibility to accurately represent your culture?