Top Quotes from Betsy Beers

We take the suggestions people give us and build the best reality we can for them.

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I like to exercise in the morning before work. It puts me in a good mood, which makes my coworkers happy, and jump-starts my brain, which makes me happy.

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Women on television are not a fad; we are not a trend – we are a reality!

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I actually started, as a result of ‘Scandal,’ instead of wearing a bathrobe, wearing sweaters around at home in my leisure. And my poor husband was very confused! I said, ‘It’s what Olivia Pope does’.

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In a world where shows have to keep going while the priorities change, I have to stay flexible.

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I spent the better part of my developing years in Massachusetts.

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I’m very dogged when I believe in something. I’m also dark and twisty.

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I record a podcast, ‘Shondaland Revealed,’ every week while we are shooting.

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I obsess over places I will never live and restaurants at which I aspire to eat.

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The goal for Shondaland is to continue to make very good shows that we’re proud of when they’re ready.

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I’m not interested in overexpanding rapidly for expansion’s sake.

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Write what you really care about. Write what you want to say because that is the experience that always rates as genuine on the page.

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Your structure and format may not be perfect, and you may not have picked the perfect franchise, but if I pick up a script, and the characters are real, whole, complicated and come from a place of somebody who really is feeling it, that’s what people remember.

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I think the way I sort of approach it is, you just sort of keep your head down and focus on what you are doing and making shows that people will want to see on Thursday night.

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On ‘Scandal,’ they’ve proven that they’re not scared of shocking the audience.

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I swear like a trucker when I’m excited.

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As much as I was encouraged by the number of female-centric shows being bandied about, it feels like we’re being treated like a trend or a quota to be filled.

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Every movie I touched bombed.

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Sometimes, I cry because I’m sad, and sometimes, I cry just because it’s just emotional and it’s super awesome.

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I like to think that Harry Cohn is having a somewhat difficult time sleeping in his grave thinking of a chick with a white shag rug taking over his space.

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Being a little bit of a movie buff, the fact that I’m working in the middle of movie history is incredible.

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