GROSS: and it has a fear that folks will misinterpret a tale or, you understand, be, like,

GROSS: and it has a fear that folks will misinterpret a tale or, you understand, be, like,

Really delicate in a method you hadn’t anticipated – has that been inhibiting your writing by any means?

KALING: That’s this type of good concern. You understand, we – there’s a great deal in “not have I Ever” that would be construed as unpleasant, but I think we’re able to get away with stuff because of a certain powerlessness that that demographic has in society (laughter), honestly because I think the lead is what people would call, like, a marginalized person, like a young Indian American girl. Therefore I think it is easier for the character to lash down or her mom to express items that could possibly be offensive because it’s like, okay, well, you understand, they don’t really have a lot of energy in this nation at this time.

Plus in regards to other programs, i believe, with why i believe studios and companies is timid about doing that is, i believe, genuinely, getting canceled – love, not receiving canceled, like, when it comes to television terms but, like, cancel culture and litigation and fearing that people’re likely to be – you understand, the communityshould end up being the Woody that is next Allen fallen by their guide publisher (laughter) – do you realize, like – for something which they did.

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