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Shonda Rhimes Calls Out Lego's Lack Of Diversity

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Looks like the queen of prime time Shonda Rhimes isn't only pushing for diversity on TV, but in the world of children's toys as well.

The "Grey's Anatomy" creator took to Twitter on Monday to express her frustration with Lego after she claimed she couldn't find any brown figures to buy for her daughters.

While some Twitter users understood where Rhimes was coming from, many were confused as to why she wanted her children to play with brown Lego toys.

And one seemed to have completely missed the boat.

But regardless of which side of the argument you're on, it seems the popular children's toy is lacking in the diversity department.

On the Lego minifigures website, there appears to be only one black toy featured – Dr. Hibbert from "The Simpsons" – while the rest are the traditional bright yellow hue.

The megahouse's sister brand, Lego Friends, also appears to have only one black character as well.

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This isn't the first time Rhimes has gotten political on Twitter when it came to representation.

Most recently, the 46-year-old shut down a petition calling for the termination of "Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams, after he gave a powerful speech on racism in the U.S. at this year's BET Awards.

Lego has yet to respond to Rhimes.

Do you think children's toys should be more diverse? Let us know in the comments below.

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