Inside their wide-ranging dialog, Ellen dropped an admission that she won’t be achieved along with her days at Gray’s simply but.
She left the present earlier this yr along with her character Meredith Gray heading off to Boston to analysis Alzheimer’s illness. It was when detailing this ultimate send-off that Ellen talked about Meredith may make a return to the present’s iconic Seattle hospital setting.
“I can be making some appearances hopefully subsequent yr, if I can discover a while,” Ellen mentioned.
This prompted Katherine, who left the present in 2010, to notice Ellen’s departure this yr was then not an entire goodbye.
“No, it’s not an entire goodbye,” Ellen mentioned. “And I feel we’ve obtained an attention-grabbing story to inform.”
This information just isn’t a complete shock, as Deadline beforehand reported in March a few door remaining open for Ellen’s return to the present.
“I haven’t performed one other character in 18 years. That’s loopy — loopy city, loopy city,” she mentioned.