Grey’s Anatomy developer Shonda Rhimes and series star Ellen Pompeo have both stated the long-running ABC medical drama will end when the starlet chooses to leave.
The series, which debuted in 2005, has actually had numerous ups and downs through the years, however the innovative group behind the scenes wishes to make sure everybody mores than happy with the ending when the time comes.
” I didn’t ever believe that I would remain on the program this long. It took place, and here I am. It’s been this amazing platform for me and enabled me to stay at home with my kids a lot and not take a trip and have the circus life of a star,” she informed Variety in2020 “So I believed that it wasn’t the roadway less taken a trip, to remain on a tv program for this several years, however in fact it is the roadway less taken a trip. Therefore, that’s been paradoxical.”
Although she stated she has “no expectations” about the program’s ultimate end, she does have a concept in mind for Meredith Grey’s last episode.
In January 2018, Pompeo opened about her fight for equivalent pay on the series after 14 seasons, informing The Hollywood Reporter that she tried to work out with previous costar Patrick Dempsey (Dempsey left the program in 2015 and returned for a multi-episode arc in 2020.)
” They might constantly utilize him as utilize versus me– ‘We do not require you; we have Patrick’– which they provided for years. I do not understand if they likewise did that to him, due to the fact that he and I never ever discussed our offers,” she remembered at the time. “There were sometimes where I connected about collaborating to work out, however he was never ever thinking about that. At one point, I requested for $5,000 more than him simply on concept, since the program is Grey’s Anatomy and I’m Meredith Grey. They would not provide it to me.”
Ultimately, she got her ask and turned into one of the highest-paid stars on television, generating almost $20 million a year. What will occur when that ends?
” I can do anything I desire or not do anything,” the manufacturer stated on CBS This Morning in 2021.
Scroll through the gallery listed below for whatever the starlet has actually stated about when the program will end.
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