For those of you who missed S.A.T. class...
Favoritism shown or patronage granted to relatives, as in business.
Here's what Rashida Jones says, to Details magazine, about the existence of nepotism in Hollywood:
"Mindful of her parents’ admonition that “nothing should be handed to you,” Jones got her college degree before trying her hand at the family business. And even then, she says, nepotism wasn’t a factor. “People don’t believe this, but Hollywood really is a meritocracy. There are too many jobs on the line for anyone to do any favors, and nobody has ever said, ‘Let’s give that girl a part because her father is famous.’”
You can read the rest of the article HERE. And yes girls, the article mentions John Krasinski too.