Ellen Pompeo Recalls Going "At It" With Denzel Washington on Grey's Anatomy Set

Sep 29, 2021 20:44

Ellen Pompeo says she & Denzel Washington fought when he directed an episode of #GreysAnatomy:

“He was like, 'I'm the director. Don't tell [the actors] what to do.' I said, 'Listen, motherf‑‑‑er, this is my show. This is my set. Who are you telling?.'”

(https://t.co/xLJNnGScg4) pic.twitter.com/KfupLaqP6A
- Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) September 29, 2021

Today in "Area Woman Thought She Did Something" news,
  • Denzel Washington ("The Tragedy of Macbeth", "Training Day", Several Oscars) directed the episode "The Sound of Silence" in 2016 for Season 12.
  • Pompeo yelled an improvised line to another actor,  the improvied line being to 'look at me'.
  • Denzel told her not to yell at others, as he was the director.
  • '"I was like, ‘Listen, motherf--ker, this is my show,'" Ellen continued. "This is my set. Who are you telling?"'
  • Claims she has respect for him back then and now, and that was the only incident.

you in danger, denzel washington, greys anatomy (abc)