Katherine Heigl Talks ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ & If She’d Return: Interview –

Katherine Heigl had a shocking reply when requested if she’d ever return to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for a scene! ‘Grey’s die-hards will bear in mind her controversial exit from the present in 2010.

Contrary to well-liked perception, Katherine Heigl would “never say never” to returning to Grey’s Anatomy to reprise her once-pivotal position as Izzie Stevens. The actress, 42, made the revelation throughout a digital interview on E! NewsDaily Pop on January 27.  “You know, I just, I don’t know,” she muttered earlier than leaving a potential Grey‘s return as much as probability.

Justin Chambers (as Alex Karev) & Katherine Heigl (as Izzie Stevens) in Grey’s Anatomy. (Photo credit score: Everett Collection)

Katherine, who was selling her new Netflix drama, Firefly Lane, was a predominant fixture on Grey’s Anatomy, a Shonda Rhimes-created sequence, from 2005 to 2010. She departed from the present mid-way by its sixth season — however, not earlier than may discover herself on the heart of behind-the-scenes drama.

In 2008, the controversy started when Katherine withdrew her identify from Emmy consideration. “I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination and in an effort to maintain the integrity of the academy organization, I withdrew my name from contention,” she stated on the time. “In addition, I did not want to potentially take away an opportunity from an actress who was given such materials.”

Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl on the CMT Music Awards. (Photo credit score: AP Images)

While Rhimes, on the time, didn’t take Katherine’s feedback to coronary heart, the 27 Dresses actress felt remorseful. “I was really embarrassed. I went in to [showrunner] Shonda [Rhimes] and said, ‘I’m so sorry. That wasn’t cool, and I should not have said that.’ And I shouldn’t have said anything publicly,” Katherine stated in 2016, whereas on The Howard Stern Show. “But at the time, I didn’t think anyone would notice. … I just quietly didn’t submit and then it became a story, and I felt I was obligated to make my statement, and [I should have just said], ‘Shut up, Katie,’” she recalled.

While followers most definitely gained’t see Katherine scrubbing up alongside her former Grey‘s costars, she’s “incredibly grateful” for her new gig as Tully Hart in Netflix’s new drama, Firefly Lane — which releases on February 3.

“Every single one of us have probably had that experience, where you try and stand up for something, or put your foot down about something, or if you’re hysterical or difficult, or being a bitch — that didn’t exist on this set,” Katherine stated throughout Daily Pop, admitting, “There was none of that and you felt really protected and I’m incredibly grateful for the experience, it was phenomenal.”

Netflix‘s Firefly Lane is primarily based on Kristin Hannah‘s best-selling novel of the identical identify. The new sequence tells the story of Tully and Kate Mularkey (performed by Sarah Chalke), who meet as younger women on Firefly Lane and develop into greatest mates by an inseparable 30 years of ups and downs.

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