Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey: Eff You, ABC! We’re Making Our Own Show!

As beforehand reported, Ellen Pompeo will quickly be stepping away from Gray’s Anatomy.

The veteran actress, who has anchored this sequence since its premiere within the function of Meredith Gray, solely signed on to look in eight episodes this season.

Her remaining two installments will air in early 2023.

What is going to she do subsequent? After she scrubs out for the ultimate time?

In response to Radar On-line, Pompeo could very properly return to tv — alongside her former co-star, Patrick Dempsey.

“They’re each bitter about being phased out of the present,” an insider informed this web site on Thursday.

Dempsey was written off Gray’s Anatomy in 2015, though his character of Derek Shepherd made a few sudden cameos two years in the past.

By numerous accounts, he was sad on set for a lot of months previous to this exit, with one report delving into the alleged methods through which Dempsey made life terrible for these round him on the time.

Patrick Dempsey on Grey’s Anatomy Photo

Radar claims that Dempsey is “nonetheless very stung” these accusations made in 2021 by producer James D. Parriott, who claimed the actor “terrorized” the set and battled with present creator Shonda Rhimes.

“Patrick says Ellen was one of many solely ones who had his again — and he’d like to work along with her once more, significantly in a brand new present that will stick it to their previous colleagues and kick their butts in scores,” the insider added.

As for Pompeo?

“Ellen’s completely up for it as soon as she’s performed milking Gray’s dry,” the web site continued.

Pompe, for the document, makes $20 million per season of Gray’s Anatomy.

She’s admitted for awhile now that she’s anxious for the present to be over… whereas additionally admitting that she will’t flip down that form of contract.

Doesn’t sound like somebody who’s bitter at her employer, does it?

Pompeo is the one who selected to chop her Season 19 display screen time approach down; she actually isn’t being pressured off the drama.

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Enjoyable within the snow! Meredith Gray (Ellen Pompeo) is pictured right here in a scene from Season 18.

All that stated, Pompeo and Dempsey might sooner or later work collectively once more.

They’ve stated they wish to.

We simply don’t suppose the premise behind any potential pairing can be revenge towards community executives.

“We’ve performed a few of our biggest work collectively,” Pompeo beforehand informed Further TV.

“Each of us are very happy with the work we did. We had a good time doing it, and we created one thing actually iconic… I feel the followers would completely adore it.”

Patrick Dempsey on Grey's
Photograph by way of ABC

Dempsey has stated he feels the identical approach.

“I’d like to work along with her once more,” he has stated, including prior to now:

“It’s at all times been a very particular relationship Ellen and I’ve had collectively in entrance of the display screen and behind it as properly.”