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The stars of Shonda Rhimes shows told The Hollywood Reporter how they see her.

1. ABC Stars Heart Shonda


Stars that have worked with Shonda Rhimes might call the primetime TV powerhouse a lot of things, but “angry” is not one of them. Shonda’s about to own your Thursday night, and to celebrate the kick off of TGIT, ABC threw a huge Hollywood on Saturday.

2. Shonda Is…

While taking in the festivities 30 people that have worked with Shonda summed her up To The Hollywood Reporter in lots of complimentary terms, and we’ve highlighted what the stars had to say about their fearless leader. Flip ahead to see who said what about Shonda!

3. Kerry Washington, “Scandal”

Brilliant, compassionate, courageous

4. Chandra Wilson, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Writer, shy, decisive

5. Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Innovative, courageous, visionary

6. Joe Morton, “Scandal”

Very talented genius

7. Portia de Rossi, “Scandal”

Elegant, brilliant, kind

8. Sara Ramirez, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Ambitious, leader, brilliant

9. Kevin McKidd, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Inspirational, intuitive, deeply passionate

10. Matt McGorry, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Visionary, powerful, trailblazing

11. Aja Naomi King, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Brilliant, capable, career woman

12. Alfred Enoch, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Supportive, welcoming, nourishing

13. Scott Foley, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal”

Creative, sexy gal

14. Guillermo Diaz, “Scandal”

Poised, compassionate, loving

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