I didn't think they were really going to put an interracial couple on the show and I didn't want him.It was too close to home."The 43-year-old actress is married to Chris Ivery, an African-American music producer, and she decided it would be best for her character to romance the oh-so-handsome Mc Dreamy."I said I wanted that Dempsey kid.After having love affairs for about three years, they entered into the married bonding on 5th of October 2013.
Furthermore he has been seen in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, The Good wife, , and X-Files.
Knight is rather reluctant on speaking about his dating history.
I didn't want to do that," Pompeo explains in an article in the's still Mc Dreamy," in which she opens up about her reasons for sticking with the hospital drama after watching both Isaiah Washington and Katherine Heigl exit. "I have a house five minutes from the studio, I have a house in the Hamptons, a house in Malibu, a beautiful daughter whom I see every night, and it's all because I didn't leave But Pompeo's appreciation for the show doesn't mean that the actress has always been satisfied with the storyline for her character—and she recalls how Isaiah Washington, not Patrick Dempsey, was originally intended to be Meredith's love interest"You know they wanted Isaiah Washington to be my boyfriend," Pompeo revealed.
"Shonda [Rhimes] really wanted to put a black man in the mix.
He rose to his prominence after he began playing the role of Dr.
George O'Malley on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy.
She re-upped, took a big raise and then tried to get off the show.
And then her movie career did not take off."But while every season may not have been smooth sailing, the cast currently has a lot to celebrate.
After Isaiah Washington referred to Knight as a "f----t" during an on-set argument with co-star Patrick Dempsey, the tabloids caught wind of it, Knight came out in the press, and Washington was fired.
While Knight doesn't specifically fault Rhimes for how the situation was handled behind the scenes, he says the exec producer was among those who tried to discourage him from coming out: "I think she was concerned about having my statement come out so close to the [initial] event." Rhimes denies this: "I said, 'If you want to come out, that's awesome. got to come out, and I got to say to him that it wouldn't affect his character' -- because he was concerned that he was going to come out and George would suddenly be gay.
I think that once Isaiah did not get the role it backfired," she said of her former costar, whose contract was not renewed for season four after making headlines for his use of homophobic slurs against costar T. Knight during an on-set dispute with Patrick Dempsey. George O'Malley, and Katherine Heigl, who played Dr. And like Isaish's departure, Katherine's was also met with controversy."Hurt feelings, combined with instant success and huge paychecks started things spinning out of control," Pompeo said.