Ellen Pompeo (53) is delighted with her end at "Grey's Anatomy". On Tuesday's Drew Barrymore (47) YouTube show, she spoke about her feelings about leaving the show after 19 seasons.
"I'm super happy but the show was amazing for me and I loved a lot about the experience," Pompeo explained. "It's just that I need to mix it up a bit. I'm about 53, my brain is like scrambled eggs...I need to do something new or I'll literally become someone who doesn't do the New York Times crossword every day anymore. can solve." The actress compares her new adventures to moving out of her parents' house and going to college.
She is looking forward to filming her new Hulu series Orphan and spending time with her children Eli Christopher, 5, and daughters Sienna May, 8, and Stella Luna, 13. "I have three kids that I take care of and it's really important to me to be with them and be more present for them," said the actress. Speaking of her new project, she said: "I'm going to do a miniseries for Hulu in the spring that tells a crazy true story in a very cool way." According to People, the story follows a couple who adopts a girl who is actually an adult woman in disguise.
Pompeo, who has portrayed Meredith Gray since episode one of Grey's Anatomy, will appear in just two upcoming Season 19 episodes: "I'll Follow the Sun," which airs February 23, 2023 However, on the red carpet of the People's Choice Awards, Grey's Anatomy veteran Chandra Wilson (plays Dr. Miranda Bailey, 53) revealed that Pompeo continues to narrate each episode from the off accompanied.