Ellen Pompeo Talks About Her Departure From Grey’s Anatomy
In an interview with People, Pompeo said that she was “frustrated” with playing Meredith Grey, the character she has portrayed for nearly two decades. She said that she felt that Meredith was “making bad decisions over and over” and that she was “not evolving.”
Pompeo also expressed frustration with the show’s writers, who she said were “stuck in a rut” and were “not willing to take risks.” She said that she had “argued” with the writers about the direction of the show, but that they had refused to change their minds.
Despite her frustrations, Pompeo said that she is “proud” of the work she did on Grey’s Anatomy. She said that she is “grateful” to the fans who have supported the show for so many years.
Pompeo has not yet announced whether she will return to Grey’s Anatomy in a recurring role. However, she has said that she is “open to the possibility.”
What do you think about Pompeo’s comments?
Do you agree with her that Meredith Grey is “making bad decisions”? Do you think the writers are “stuck in a rut”? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.
Here are some additional thoughts on Pompeo’s comments:
*Pompeo’s comments are certainly understandable. After 19 seasons, it is understandable that she would be feeling frustrated with the character of Meredith Grey and the direction of the show.
* However, it is also important to remember that Grey’s Anatomy is a long-running show with a large and dedicated fan base. The writers and producers have a responsibility to those fans to keep the show fresh and interesting.
* It will be interesting to see if Pompeo does return to Grey’s Anatomy in a recurring role. If she does, it will be interesting to see how the writers handle her character.
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