Friends Creator To Donate 4 Million To Alma Mater Due To ‘Guilt’ Over Lack Of Diversity In The Series

Marta Kauffman, who co-created the sitcom “Friends” with David Crane, has spoken out about the lack of diversity on the show, and she hopes to make things right by pledging 4 million to the African and African American studies department at her alma mater, Brandeis University, near Boston.Last year’s “Friends: The Reunion” special brought the show back into the cultural conversation, but reruns and streaming ensured it never completely left.

“Friends” originally aired on NBC for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004, serving as a launchpad for the careers of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc,…The post Friends Creator to Donate 4 Million to Alma Mater Due to ‘Guilt’ Over Lack of Diversity in the Series appeared first on /Film.

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