Pompeo Tells ‘Chelsea’ Whether Heigl’s Returning to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

by | March 1, 2012 at 8:49 PM | Celebrities, Recap, TV News

'Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo (ABC)


Katherine Heigl may be wishing for a return to “Grey’s Anatomy,” but one former co-star doesn’t think it’s in the cards.

The show’s own Ellen Pompeo made a pit stop on “Chelsea Lately” to talk about her relationship with her husband, beer drinking, stealing, her character on “Grey’s Anatomy” and bedding strangers.

But it wasn’t long before Handler brought up Heigl, who has gone public with her desire to come back to the show despite reports that it was an ugly breakup between the actress and the show’s crew.

“So wait, what’s going on? Is Katherine Heigl coming back to the show?” Handler asked Pompeo.

“I don’t think so,” Pompeo responded.

“You don’t think so?” asked Handler.

Final answer: “No, I don’t think that’s happening.”

Here’s the interview…