Ellen Pompeo slams rumors her salary led to 'Grey's Anatomy' cast departureshttps://t.co/AWHRsu1vzV— TIME (@TIME) March 10, 2018
grey's anatomy recently fired sarah drew and jessica capshaw. people have speculated it was a result of ellen's recent pay raise. after deadline posted an article about it, ellen took to twitter to deny these rumours. 'Its unfortunate that @DEADLINE chooses to try to pit women against eachother,' she wrote. 'This is above my paygrade'
I'm a big girl @DEADLINE can take shots at me if they want but to the fans please don't fall into that trap. This is above my pay grade— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) March 8, 2018
she received support from grey's anatomy showrunner krista vernoff, who noted the change was a creative one and says the rumours 'smacks of an old, broken, patriarchal notion [...] that one woman's success will be costly to others'
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