Mindy Kaling Looking Straight at Camera, brushing Hair behind her left ear

I always get asked, ‘Where do you get your confidence?’ I think people are well meaning, but it’s pretty insulting.  Because what it means to me is, ‘You, Mindy Kaling, have all the trappings of a very marginalized person.  You’re not skinny, you’re not white, you’re a woman.  Why on earth would you feel like you’re worth anything?’

Mindy Kaling on the attention paid to her appearance, Parade Magazine

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