Ellen Pompeo got here forth revealing she might bid farewell to famed present Grey’s Anatomy as it’s anticipated to finish after season 17 which can debut this month.
While talking to Variety, the actress shared that this 12 months is the final 12 months of her contract, which implies that it might very a lot finish within the close to future.
“We don’t know when the show is really ending yet,” Pompeo stated. “But the truth is, this year could be it.”
“I’m constantly fighting for the show as a whole to be as good as it can be. As a producer, I feel like I have permission to be able to do that,” she later added. “I mean, this is the last year of my contract right now. I don’t know that this is the last year? But it could very well could be.”
She went on to say that it’s extremely possible that the present would possibly finish when she leaves. “I don’t take the decision lightly,” she stated. “We employ a lot of people, and we have a huge platform. And I’m very grateful for it.”
Pompeo, who performs the titular character within the present of Meredith Grey stated, “The show, at its core, brings people together,” she stated. “And the fact that people can come together and watch the show, and think about things they may not have ordinarily thought about, or see things normalized and humanized in a way that a lot of people really need to see — it helps you become a better human being. If this show has helped anybody become a better human being, then that’s the legacy I’d love to sit with.”