Grey’s Anatomy Star Ellen Pompeo Blasts Lack Of Emmy Diversity

Posted on September 24th, 2013 at 8:20 am
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ellen2While Sunday’s Emmy telecast celebrated it’s highest ratings in years, one major TV star wasn’t a fan of this year’s show.

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo says she “was really disappointed” by Sunday’s ceremony

“I didn’t see any diversity in the Emmy’s at all. The Emmy’s felt so dated to me,” the 43-year-old actress said in an interview Monday.

“That dance number was embarrassing. Did you see one person of color in that dance number?”

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She went on to add how proud she is of her show, Grey’s Anatomy.  The show kicks off it’s 10th season on Thursday.

“I’m extremely proud of our very, very diverse cast, which represents the world  that I walk around in every day,” she said of the five-time Emmy-winning drama.

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