Grey’s Anatomy Cast Isaiah Washington Has Revealed That Ellen Pompeo Was Paid $ 5 Million To Speak Out On Patrick Dempsey’s “Toxic” Conduct.
Infoexpert24 reports that Isaiah Washington spoke about his experiences on the set of Grey’s Anatomy, he reveals that there were many toxic elements in the play involving key characters from the TBEN medical drama, particularly former lead actor Patrick Dempsey.
Washington, 58, speaking on KBLA Talk 1580 with Tavis Smiley Thursday, said Ellen Pompeo, 51, “took $ 5 million under the table … not to tell the world how good Patrick Dempsey was. really toxic and nasty. ”Years ago big names in Hollywood were accused of workplace misconduct as part of the #MeToo movement.
Washington said he had “used it as a scapegoat” when he was fired from the show in 2007 after being accused of using a homophobic slur against his castmate TR Knight.
He said on the radio show that “this was a program to cover up the toxic and bad behavior of a lot of my former castmates on this show … and the top of that would be Patrick Dempsey.”
Washington said his tension with Dempsey, 55, was initially based on finances.
“I was the highest-paid person on this show, next to Patrick Dempsey,” he said. “Apparently it came out, so there was a lot of resentment. I understand that, but it was based on my roles and my resume. I can not help it.