Mindy Kaling accuses TV academy of trying to discredit her ‘Office’ work

(CNN)Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. The academy told Kaling there were too many producers listed when the show was nominated for an Outstanding Comedy Series category, she said. “They made me, not any of the other producers, fill out a whole form and write an essay about all my contributions as a writer and a producer,” Kaling said. “I had to get letters from all the other male, white producers saying that I had contributed, when my actual record stood for itself.” An academy spokesperson denied that, saying, “No one person was singled out.” “There was an increasing concern years ago regarding the number of performers and writers seeking producer …