Shonda Rhimes Discusses Her 'Year of Yes'

The "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" creator's new book details her 127-pound weight loss and life-changing year of saying "yes" to everything.
2:25 | 11/09/15

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? I want to see you smile ? Shonda rhimes is the master mind behind some of our favorite TV shows. She's opening up about her struggles. It's called "Year of yes." She said yes to juju Chang sitting down with her. It feels like the oval office. It's mamg call. You can type something and then they build it, it's insane to me. Reporter: The "Scandal" set, con jury duty up by Shonda rhimes. With three hit shows, she's the post powerful woman in Hollywood. Her panic attack level shyness left her miserable. I always said no to everything. I went to work, came home. That was it. Reporter: She forced he's the change. Say yes on thing that freaked me out. Reporter: Like speaking at her mall matter, dartmouth. Public speaking was something I was terrified of. Reporter: She was on jimmy Kimmel. He packed up the show. Reporter: It was utter humiliation that forced her to examine her weight. I tried to buckle the seat belt. I couldn't. Reporter: You lost 127 pounds. Give me your secret? Ments I realized I work really hard in every other area of my life. Why wouldn't I throw myself into being healthy and losing weight? Reporter: This TV visionary and mom of three young kids says yes more these days. I'm always looking for a boyfriend, not a husband. Reporter: I would think people would be lining up. That's classic. Always looking for a boyfriend, not a husband. I would imagine so. It's wonderful to see her doing as well as she is. And "The year of yes." She's so good about sharing the credit with her team after shondaland. "The year of yes" available tomorrow.

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