Shonda Rhimes

President Obama Appoints Shonda Rhimes to Kennedy Center Board

The news of the Scandal creator's post was made public the same day of the season debut of Grey's Anatomy---her other hit show

by #teamEBONY, September 27, 2013

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes

The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts is about to get a taste of some Olivia Pope – kind of. On the day of the Season 10 debut of Grey’s Anatomy, President Barack Obama today used some of his patronage power and appointed Shonda Rhimes, the creator/EP of the medical drama and Scandal, to the Center’s Board of Trustees. Obama also appointed the Carlyle Group’s CEO David Rubenstein Empire Global Ventures’ CEO Alexandra Stanton, Chicago art gallery owner Amalia Pera Mahoney, FI Investment Group CEO Frank Islam and Entravision Communications’ CEO Walter Ulloa to the Board Thursday as well.

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