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

Shondaland Stars Describe What Rhimes Is REALLY Like After Controversial NYT Profile  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. ABC Stars Heart Shonda

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…

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”

Kerry Washington, “Scandal”

Brilliant, compassionate, courageous

4. Chandra Wilson, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Chandra Wilson, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Writer, shy, decisive

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

Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Innovative, courageous, visionary

6. Joe Morton, “Scandal”

Joe Morton, “Scandal”

Very talented genius

7. Portia de Rossi, “Scandal”

Portia de Rossi, “Scandal”

Elegant, brilliant, kind

8. Sara Ramirez, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Sara Ramirez, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Ambitious, leader, brilliant

9. Kevin McKidd, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Kevin McKidd, “Grey’s Anatomy”

Inspirational, intuitive, deeply passionate

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

Matt McGorry, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Visionary, powerful, trailblazing

11. Bellamy Young, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”, “Scandal”

Bellamy Young, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”, “Scandal”

Bellamy Young, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal

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

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

Brilliant, capable, career woman

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

Alfred Enoch, “How to Get Away With Murder”

Supportive, welcoming, nourishing

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

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

Creative, sexy gal

15. Guillermo Diaz, “Scandal”

Guillermo Diaz, “Scandal”

Poised, compassionate, loving