Mindy Kaling played a key role in making “The Office” one of the best sitcoms of the modern era.
Kaling starred in the collective comedy, co-wrote two episodes of the award-winning show, and served as executive producer. Now, she has some regrets about her game-changing contributions.
Kaling says “Good morning America” series will not exist today by changing cultural practices.
“That program is no longer relevant now… the writers I still keep in touch with until now, we always talk about how that show maybe we can’t do as much now. any. Tastes have changed, and honestly, what makes people uncomfortable has changed a lot.
Kaling, the star of the comedy woke up to failure”Midnight,“was not done. She admits she’s not ready to show her children “The Office”… “probably never.”
A lot of TV viewers disagree. The show is still one series on request, draw pretty big eyeballs on streaming services.
Kaling explains why “The Office” is still so popular despite her regrets.
“I think that’s really one of the reasons why the show is so popular, because people feel like there’s something fearless or taboo that it covers on the show.”
She’s not the first “Office” alumnus to admit that the program couldn’t be made what it is today. Oscar nominee Steve Carell similarly said his character Michael Scott is too problematic by modern standards.
“I mean, the whole idea of that character, Michael Scott, was largely based on inappropriate behavior. I mean, he’s definitely not a model boss. A lot of the things described in that show are completely wrong. That’s the problem, you know?
“But I just don’t know how it will fly now. People are highly aware of insults these days – which is certainly a good thing. But at the same time, when you literally pick a character like that, it doesn’t really work.”
“The Office” earned 42 Emmy nominations, including five wins, over its nine seasons. The series spawned the popular podcast “Office Ladies” with co-stars Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey.
The mainstay of the Brian Baumgartner series became a Cameo feelingearned 1 million dollars from celebrity platform.