Video: Shonda Rhimes Talks ‘Year of Yes’ Memoir on ‘GMA’

Shonda Rhimes

Here’s the video of Shonda Rhimes on Good Morning America. See the full interview of the ‘Scandal’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator on her new memoir, ‘Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person.’ The replay and more details are below.




The video is above. Shonda Rhimes opens up in her newly published book, ‘Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person, (available at >Amazon) about the struggles she has had to overcome with panic attacks and shyness.

Her new memoir chronicles her year of saying yes to what she previously was turning down, and the transformation that resulted, including her dramatic 127-pound weight loss and overcoming a fear of public speaking and delivering the commencement address at her alma mater, Dartmouth College earlier thisyaer.

Rhimes told ABC News’ JuJu Chang, “I always said no to everything. I went to work, came home. That was it.”

When asked about her weight loss and what her “secret” was, she said, “I realized I work really hard in every other area of my life. Why wouldn’t I throw myself into being healthy and losing weight?”

The interview was broadcast originally on Monday, November 9, 2015.

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