It only took 200 episodes for series star Ellen Pompeo to start spilling the IV fluid about what really went down on the set of ABC's hit medical soap Grey's Anatomy. In an interview with the New York Post, TV's Dr. Meredith Grey revealed, among other things, ex-castmate Isaiah Washington was originally set to play Derek "Dr. McDreamy" Shepherd.
“You know they wanted Isaiah Washington to be my boyfriend,” Pompeo says, calling from her home a few days later. “Shonda really wanted to put a black man in the mix. I didn’t think they were really going to put an interracial couple on the show and I didn’t want him. It was too close to home.” READ MORE
Former As the World Turns star Peyton List (ex-Lucy Montgomery) joined her The Tomorrow People co-stars Luke Mitchell and Aaron Yoo at The CW’s 2013 Upfront Presentation on May 16. The event featured several current and former daytime stars, including: Hart of Dixie’s Wilson Bethel (ex-Ryder Callahan, The Young and the Restless), Star-Crossed’s Natalie Hall (ex-Colby Chandler, All My Children), The Talk’s Aisha Tyler and Let’s Make a Deal’s Wayne Brady.
Check out more photos of stars from The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, The Tomorrow People, Hart of Dixie, Arrow, Reign and more after the jump! READ MORE
In what may be the irony of the week Isaiah Washington is slamming Grey's Anatomy for firing Brooke Smith, who plays a lesbian character on the hit medical drama, while also saying the show can be fixed by bringing him back.
US Magazine has published excerpts from the interview and there are so many quotes you'll have to read them for yourself to get the full context.