'Queen Charlotte' creator Shonda Rhimes says she 'gained't be placing pen to paper' for months in help of the Hollywood author's strike

  • Shonda Rhimes is not “placing pen to paper” so long as the Author’s Guild of America is on strike. 
  • The author and producer mentioned she’s blissful to strike if which means writers will make a dwelling wage. 
  • The WGA started hanging final Tuesday and is demanding elevated wages and staffing necessities. 

Iconic author, producer, and showrunner Shonda Rhimes absolutely helps the Hollywood author’s strike.

“I am a author on strike, so for the subsequent few months or nevertheless lengthy it goes, I will not be placing pen to paper,” Rhimes, whose new sequence, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,” premiered final week, told Gayle King on CBS Mornings Tuesday

“I am a author, so I’ve a writer-led firm, and it is essential to me that no one cross the picket line,” the “Gray’s Anatomy” creator added. 

Members of the Writers Guild of America, which represents writers in movie, tv, radio, and on-line media, started hanging on Might 2, marking the primary strike in 15 years, in line with the Hollywood Reporter.

The union is combating for elevated wages, charges to interchange residuals, assurances that AI will not take over their jobs, and staffing necessities that will guarantee longer durations of employment for writers, the Related Press reported. 

“I believe what’s actually exhausting are the people who find themselves doing this as a result of they should make a dwelling wage,” Rhimes mentioned. “And so, if they’ll get to make a dwelling wage, then I’m blissful to be on strike.”