Are ellen pompeo and patrick dempsey dating

24-Jun-2019 23:22

'."I couldn't believe how fast the studio and the network felt like they had to get a penis in there."We brought in Martin Henderson, but they didn't love the storyline, so that ended."Indeed, Henderson was written out early in season 14.

star discusses becoming the highest-paid actress on a primetime drama — and all the bullshit (like being paid less than her male costar, Patrick Dempsey) she had to face on her way up.

Mc Dreamy are waiting with bated breath to see if the stars will remain living in said house - of if their favourite TV house will be just a little bit emptier in season nine.

, her battle for more money and what it was like when Patrick Dempsey left the show in 2015.

The actress, who has played Meredith Grey on the long-running ABC series since its debut, revealed that when Dempsey left the show, it was a “defining moment” for her career.

“They could always use him as leverage against me — ‘We don’t need you; we have Patrick’ — which they did for years.

The relationship between Meredith (Pompeo) and Derek (Dempsey) lasted 11 seasons before Derek was killed off. And they're sending pictures."I was like, 'Are you people f**king nuts?

Pompeo revealed to "The truth is, the ink wasn't even dry on [Patrick Dempsey's] exit papers before they rushed in a new guy," she said."I was on vacation in Sicily, decompressing – it was a long working relationship and it was a tumultuous end, and I needed a moment to just chill with some rosé – and they're calling me, going, 'What do you think of this guy? Why do you feel that you have to replace this person?

But I think the change is part of the reason why the show goes on so long.

, Ellen revealed his departure actually helped her negotiate a bigger salary with ABC.

"For me, Patrick leaving the show [in 2015] was a defining moment, deal-wise.

I think people tune in to see what is the show look like now.

The 48-year-old Grey's Anatomy leading man dives deep into his personal life, revealing his thoughts on plenty of topics, including audition nerves, his dangerous and expensive hobby...

"There were many times where I reached out about joining together to negotiate, but he was never interested in that. You feel conflicted but then you figure, 'I'm not going to let a guy drive me out of my own house,'" Ellen shared. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) "The truth is, the ink wasn't even dry on his exit papers before they rushed in a new [love interest for Meredith]. She also will get a producing fee plus backend on this spring's "I'm 48 now, so I've finally gotten to the place where I'm OK asking for what I deserve, which is something that comes only with age," Ellen said of her impressive new salary.