As I’ve mentioned in already about three of my previous posts, I’m completely against Marc Cherry’s new series pilot Devious Maids. I was ecstatic and proud to see that ABC was passing on the show. But imagine my surprise when I saw on Twitter that Lifetime picked up the show.
Dreams of a better tomorrow shattered.
People have tried to petition the show to no avail. Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria are in full swing of things, and it will air in the fall, regardless of what everyone else thinks. Longoria spoke out against protestors of the show. Her argument is twofold. First, she states, it’s great to have four leading characters as minorities (in gender and race). Second, it’s putting down those that work in the business of maids because their story needs to be told too. They’d be considered as second-class if we don’t tell their stories. Continue reading