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Grey’s Anatomy: Patrick Dempsey Talks Dr. Shepherd, Shonda Rhimes

Does Patrick Dempsey think Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes killed off his character, Dr. Derek Shepherd, because she didn’t like him? If so, he’s not saying. You might recall that Rhimes was recently asked about this very thing. Appearing on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Rhimes was asked if she had ever killed off a character because she didn’t …

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Shonda Rhimes Reveals the Moment When Enough Was Enough and Began a 127 Lb. Weight Loss Journey

Shonda Rhimes has revealed the moment when enough was enough and she decided it was time to say “yes” to losing weight. While visiting The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about her new book, The Year of Yes, Rhimes shared some of the changes she’s made since beginning her personal mission of saying yes. Shonda Rhimes reveals the moment she …

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Shonda Rhimes Says She Channeled Relationship Feelings Into “Grey’s” Writing

Shonda Rhimes sat down with Oprah recently to talk about some big life changes she’s gone through recently, and she opened up about her feelings on relationships, saying she had inadvertently been channeling her feelings into her writing for the hit show Grey’s Anatomy. Rhimes said she normally chooses to stay out of the spotlight while raising her kids, but …

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Katherine Heigl Is Not Returning To ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, Creator Shonda Rhimes Kills Fans’ Hopes

When asked about the possible return of Katherine Heigl in the next season of Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes, the series creator, immediately killed the hopes of the show’s followers when she gave a solid “No” to the idea. Shonda, in an interview said, “I’m done with that story. I’ve turned that idea over in my mind a thousand times and …

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Shonda Rhimes of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Explains Why She Killed Off McDreamy

Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, broke her silence on Tuesday about her decision to kill off Patrick Demsey’s character, Derek Shepherd, saying it was the only way to preserve Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and Derek’s love. “What were the options? Either Der was going to walk out on Mer and leave her high and dry, and what was …

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Shonda Rhimes Gets Fourth Show On ABC With “The Killing” Star In Lead

Shonda Rhimes has pretty much been dominating television lately; between her duties on Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and the huge hit Scandal, she’s had her hands full with successful shows, and they all belong to ABC. Now, word is out that she has a new show in progress for the network, and the news is spreading like wildfire among her …

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Shonda Rhimes Honored At Women in Entertainment Breakfast

Shonda Rhimes has created some of the most popular shows on television and she was recently honored for these shows at the Hollywood Reporter’s 23rd annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast. At the event, Rhimes was presented with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, the annual prize created in 2004 that recognizes a woman who is a pioneer and a leader in …

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Shonda Rhimes Says The Glass Ceiling Is Still There

Shonda Rhimes is one of the most prominent women in television today as the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal. She’s also frequently recognized as one of the leading voices behind the advancement of women and African-Americans in media. Despite all this success, she doesn’t feel that women are treated better in entertainment. The Hollywood Reporter reports that …

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Shonda Rhimes To Receive Sherry Lansing Award

Shonda Rhimes has been chosen to receive The Hollywood Reporter’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at its 2014 Women in Entertainment Breakfast that is set to take place on December 10 at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. The award is given to a woman who is a leader and pioneer in her industry and Shonda Rhimes is the perfect example of …

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Katherine Heigl Says She Isn’t Rude

Katherine Heigl may have a successful career, but if she isn’t careful, her reputation for having a bad attitude and being rude could start costing her jobs. Heigl has been accused of being rude on several occasions, but she recently denied the rumors in a Q and A on Facebook. A fan brought up the rumors during the Q and …

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Katherine Heigl: “I’ve Made Mistakes”

On Saturday, November 1, Katherine Heigl responded to rumors that she is rude and hard to work with during a Facebook Q&A. “I’ve heard rumors that your very rude. What’s your thoughts?” a fan asked the former Grey’s Anatomy star. “Yeah I’ve heard those too…honestly I don’t think I am…nothing makes me more uncomfortable than confrontation or hurting someone’s feelings …

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Katherine Heigl Admits, ‘I’ve Made Mistakes,’ During Facebook Q&A

Katherine Heigl has admitted to some mistakes in the past, but says she’ll continue to stand up for herself if she feels slighted or disrespected. The 35-year-old State of Affairs actress responded to questions from her more than three million Facebook followers on Saturday during a fan Q&A. One fan came right out with it and asked her about the …

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Shonda Rhimes Addresses Gay Scene Critic

Shonda Rhimes lashed out at one of the “tweeples” on Sunday after they wrote that her “gay scenes” were “too much” on Twitter. “@shondarhimes the gay scenes in scandal and how to get away with murder are too much,” one of Shonda’s fans wrote. “There is no point and they add nothing to the plot.” This comment did not sit …

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Kerry Washington Hates Awkward Sex Scenes

Kerry Washington recently opened up about the “awkward” sex scenes she has to shoot for her hit television show Scandal. Washington plays the part of political crisis management expert Olivia Pope, who is often seen having sexual relations with President Fitzgerald Thomas Grant III, who is played by her co-star Tony Goldwyn. Washington explained that it was hard for her …

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Shonda Rhimes Is Tired Of Hearing About Her Race

Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the hit television shows Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and the newest How To Get Away With Murder, recently opened up about how she hates to be categorized by her race and gender. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the role of race and gender in Hollywood really “pisses her off.” Rhimes recalled a recent even where she …

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Viola Davis Talks About Being “Less Classically Beautiful’ and Criminal Law

For 26 years Viola Davis has acted on stage and screen. However, debatably, her breakout role came in the 2008 Academy Award nominated film Doubt. Davis has played a multitude of characters, but her latest TV role might be her favorite one yet. On How to Get Away with Murder, Davis plays Annalise Keating, a defense attorney and law professor. …

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Kerry Washington on Her Baby Girl: ‘She’s Awesome’

Kerry Washington is mad in love with her beautiful baby daughter. The Scandal star keeps very private when it comes to her personal life, so the fact that she even mentioned little Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha says so much about the joy she is experiencing as a new mother. “My little girl is four months! She’s fantastic,” she gushed to E! …

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Meagan Good Won’t Replace Kerry Washington on Scandal: It Was Just a Hoax

Relax Scandal fans: Meagan Good won’t be replacing Kerry Washington on the hit ABC political drama after all. The website Cream BMP Daily caused a stir recently when it reported that Good (Anchorman 2, Think Like a Man) would replace Washington after the Scandal star refused to accept a pay decrease set forth to offset rising production costs. The website, …

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Shonda Rhimes To Take Over Thursday Nights On ABC

It’s that time of the year again, upfronts in New York City, where television executives announce their fall primetime schedules for advertisers. It looks like it’s Shonda Rhimes’ world, and we’re just living in it. The prolific showrunner and series drama creator will be taking over the valuable Thursday night time slots on ABC starting next fall. Rhimes’ three one-hour …

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Grey’s Anatomy: All 80s Covers For Rest of Season 10

Time after Time, Total Eclipse of the Heart, Man in the Mirror, Just Like Heaven and How Will I Know are all great music hits from the 1980s. So why not get amazing new bands to cover them for this season’s soundtrack of Grey’s Anatomy? Series showrunner and creator Shonda Rhimes has always had a keen sense of matching narrative …

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Isaiah Washington Returning To Grey’s Anatomy

Sometimes you do get a second chance. Just ask actor Isaiah Washington, as he recently got invited back to play on Grey’s Anatomy after being gone for seven whole years. Washington used to play Dr. Preston Burke on the show, but was let go in 2007 for using a gay slur towards cast mate T.R. Knight, and for some reason …

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Shonda Rhimes: Her Diversity Award Makes Her Angry

Make no mistake: Shonda Rhimes is very happy to be receiving her Diversity Award. The honor comes by way of the Directors Guild of America Awards, which were held on Saturday evening in Los Angeles, CA. “When I heard I was getting a Diversity Award, I was really, truly, profoundly honored.” She said that she “began to get calls from …

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Shonda Rhimes Talks “Scandal”…And The End

Shonda Rhimes has said that she had a specific ending time for “Grey’s Anatomy”, but the show took over and now she says she can’t end it while she’s still interested in the characters she created. “I knew the end of Grey’s Anatomy, and then we kept going, so that I finally just had to write that and move past …

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