Ellen Pompeo He is one of the highest-grossing actors in television. She is the star and co-executive producer of one of the longest-running prime-time dramas, as well as Denzel Washington I knowShe enjoys great power and influence in her field. She begs someone, anyone, to allow it to stop.
In an interview with from the insidePompeo seemed desperate to pull the plug instinct anatomy, which is currently in its eighteenth season on ABC. “I have been trying to focus on convincing everyone that it has to end,” she said Tell Spread. “I feel like I’m the very naive person who keeps saying, ‘But what’s the story, what story are we going to tell?'” “
So far, her pleas have fallen on deaf ears: “Everyone’s like, ‘Who cares, Eileen?'” It makes millions of dollars,” Pompeo said.
Perhaps the question of what stories to tell is too heavy for their minds grey creators. After weaving tales of train wrecks that led to double trenchesbloodthirsty escape blackAnd ice Stab, and a plane crash, having given the main character not one, but two Secret Sisters-Where is there to go? We’ve seen alternate facts, we’ve watched musical episodes. This is a show that dropped the infamous Ghost Sex Story of the current season five. What can season nineteen bring?
This isn’t the first time Pompeo has told the press she’s looking for ways out. In September, I suggested that the closer I got to breaking the glass and pulling an emergency fire alarm, the ABC keeps throwing more money at it. “I’ve been trying to get away for years,” she said Tell ET. “I was and am still trying. Not because I didn’t. I have strong connections in the network and they have been very good to me, and they have motivated me to stay.”
There is something disturbing and refreshing about Pompeo’s pleas to turn off the money machine and let the sexy surgeons at Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital go gently on that happy night. Sure, her time on the show may have made her obscenely wealthy, but that doesn’t mean that RHe paid a more modest wage The series’ crew members don’t need to party, tired though the storytelling might be. However, it’s nice to hear someone at the heart of an entertainment giant honestly talk about the fact that, due to their purely technical merits, they might need the Old Yeller treatment.