Ellen Pompeo has been the star of Grey’s Anatomy for 17 seasons now. Still, the interpreter of Dr Meredith Gray is starting to get bored and would be ready to end her acting career after the series ends, as she revealed in InStyle magazine’s Ladies First with Laura Brown podcast, July 27, 2021. “I’m not saying I’ll never play again, I can very well, but I’m not super excited about continuing my career,” she said. Ellen Pompeo, 51, mother of three (Stella, 11, Sienna, 6, and Eli 4), added: “Comedy, even though I haven’t played a million different roles, I have Like I’ve been around it. Sitting in trailers, traveling, filming this in Atlanta, filming that in Vancouver. I don’t want to go and sit in trailers at 11pm and ‘wait to shoot scenes and for assistants to knock on my door and tell me when I can have lunch (…) It’s for young people! “
Ellen Pompeo, who negotiated a salary of $ 20 million in 2018, has been thinking about her future and already has some retraining ideas. “I’m excited to invest in businesses and start a business. It’s an area of growth that I’m passionate about, using my brain in a different way,” she explained. The Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital heroine also has another project: her podcast Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo. “If it fails, it fails, but at least I’m trying something new,” she concluded. In the meantime, the Grey’s Anatomy series has been renewed for an 18th season.
Ellen Pompeo: Her husband had a bad experience of his sex scenes
In Grey’s Anatomy, Dr Meredith Gray and Dr Derek Shepherd (played by Patrick Dempsey) had a great love affair. But in real life, Chris Ivery had a bad time watching his wife shoot sex scenes with another man. “Poor guy, he had no idea what to expect. I remember at first it was very complicated for him. He was like, ‘I didn’t sign for this. You’re going to work and you kiss that! I like Patrick and all, he’s a good guy, but really? You actresses are so crazy. How am I supposed to put up with that? ‘”said Ellen Pompeo in the podcast.
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