‘The Bold Type”s Aisha Dee Calls Out the Show’s Lack of Diversity BTS

Elizabeth Denton

Fans of The Bold Type love the show for the way it shows real-life issues of three women who work at a magazine in New York City. It’s known as a “woke” show which makes star Aisha Dee’s account of the lack of diversity behind-the-scenes all the more problematic. While aspects of the magazine world are less-than-accurate for sure, the honest takes on everything from breast cancer to yeast infections have made the show especially popular. It takes on race, too.

“Over the course of four seasons, we’ve had conversations about workplace politics, white privilege, women’s health, gun ownership,” wrote Dee on Instagram. “And while not every story is perfect, life rarely is. And...

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