Mindy Kaling Responds to Backlash Over South Asian ‘Velma,’ Jokes About Misremembering Representation in ‘Monsters Inc.’

Mindy Kaling Responds to Backlash Over South Asian ‘Velma,’ Jokes About Misremembering Representation in ‘Monsters Inc.’
Mindy Kaling has responded to criticisms of Velma’s race being changed for the upcoming HBO Max animated Scooby-Doo spinoff, Velma.

The Never Have I Ever co-creator spoke about the mixed response to her taking over the mantle of the nerdy Mystery Inc. member with Late Night host Seth Meyers on Thursday.

The series, which was announced in February, is an adult animated take on the sleuth famous for losing her glasses and will explore her origin story. Kaling serves as a producer on the show and will voice the character who has appeared across a number of Scooby-Doo animated series and movies since the ...
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