Category Archives: Connie Britton

#Screenwriting: Why I Write 40+ and 50+ Female Lead Characters

First off, this isn’t me trying to be a “hero” or a “white knight” in some kind of way. I’m not looking for brownie points here, even though I wouldn’t exactly turn them down if I got them. There is … Continue reading

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#ConnieBritton: Why She Does NOT Owe Anything To Fans of “#Nashville”

…and by “fans,” I am including myself in there as well. If you’re a fan of Nashville, chances are that by now, you’ve suffered with the rest of us, the tragic death of Connie Britton’s character on the show, “Rayna Jaymes.” She died … Continue reading

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#Nashies: IF Connie Britton Exits #Nashville, Here Is Why We Should Respect That

Unpopular opinion coming in 5…4…3…2… I will start by saying this. I am a HUGE fan of Connie Britton. Especially as “Rayna Jaymes.” I can easily say that she is 90-something percent of the reason I watch Nashville and 100-something percent of … Continue reading

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#OscarsSoWhite: As a Black Aspiring Screenwriter, Why I Find This Hashtag Embarrassing

Call me crazy. Call me naïve. I’ve been married for almost 17 years and my wife is white, so I’ve been called much worse, especially from those in the black community when I don’t say something they want to hear … Continue reading

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My Open Letter To Connie Britton (Part 2)

Dear Connie, I wasn’t originally planning on writing another letter like this, but I’ve mentioned you more than once in my blogs and I felt I should say something about why I’ve done that. I really don’t expect you to read … Continue reading

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As a Black Man, Why I Don’t Need Or Even Want “Black” This and That

Black Lives Matter. Black Entertainment Television. The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). The United Negro College Fund. I’m certainly not going to put down what these have meant to our community as I do understand that … Continue reading

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My Open Letter To Connie Britton

Dear Connie, My name is Robert People. You don’t know me, but that will hopefully change soon. I know you have been an actress for a long time, but strangely, I’ve only known of you since the beginning of Nashville in 2012. … Continue reading

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