Mindy Kaling is ready for book No. 2
Mindy Kaling has become one of the biggest power players in television and she's about to hit the publication circuit for her second book.
Fans of Mindy Kaling get ready, because another book is coming your way. The comedian is proving to be quite the force in Hollywood this month with the renewal of her FOX show, The Mindy Project, and the release of her second book.
Kaling was at Austin's SXSW festival on Sunday when she announced the big news. The audience got excited, but Kaling, true to form, asked the audience to hold their applause until they read the book.
She revealed her next publication while talking with Marie Claire's editor-in-chief, Anne Fulenwider, about her role as a female showrunner in Hollywood.
She didn't share any details about the second book or when it will be published, but readers of her first book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), know it will be hilarious. Her first outing as an author resulted in a New York Times-bestselling memoir as it focused on her childhood and the beginning stages of her career in Los Angeles.
The 34-year-old star has become quite an icon for women in power in Hollywood, not only for her gender, but also as a minority. However, don't single her out because of this.
During the discussion she said, "I'm a f***ing Indian woman who has her own f***ing network television show. No one asks any of the [runners of other] shows I adore why there are no women of color as leads, and I get asked this."
The TV actress also offered up some great advice to young women who are rising in the entertainment industry.
She shared, "Be really good. Have a great work ethic. But also be like, 'S***, Michael Fassbender is so hot.'"
Spoken like a true Hollywood success story.