Ellen Pompeo Spills On When 'Grey's Anatomy' Will Be Cancelled


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Ellen Pompeo Spills On When 'Grey's Anatomy' Will Be Cancelled

Grey's Anatomy is headed towards Season 14 this month, and that's a huge accomplishment in television, considering many shows only run for one season before getting cancelled. However, now that we have achieved 14 seasons of Grey's, we can't help but wonder if Grey's Anatomy will be cancelled anytime soon. But now Ellen Pompeo, who has played Meredith Grey since Season 1 of Grey's Anatomy in 2005, has revealed when Grey's Anatomy will be cancelled. And to be honest, we're pretty satisfied with her answer.

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When Will Grey's Anatomy Be Cancelled?

While no definite answer has been given by the Grey's crew yet, Pompeo shared with Variety that Grey's Anatomy will continue until the day she decides to walk away!

Pompeo said, "Shonda [Rhimes] and I have both said that when I'm ready to stop, we're going to stop the show. The story is about Meredith Grey's journey and when I'm done, the show will end."

YES! AMAZING NEWS! What would Grey's Anatomy be without Meredith Grey anyway?


When Will Ellen Pompeo Leave Grey's Anatomy?

While we're excited that the show will likely keep airing until Ellen decides to stop, we can't help but wonder how much longer Pompeo will actually want to keep playing Mer. Lucky for us, she answered that too.

"You don't walk away from something for nothing," Pompeo said.

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However, Pompeo recognizes that the Grey's Anatomy cannot realistically continue forever.

"I'm really open to whatever the universe presents. I don't know how long the show will go on," Pompeo added. "I know the network and the studio like to say they see no end in sight, but I think the audience will tell us when the show is no longer a fan favorite. I think it's quite arrogant to assume the show can go on forever — I don't like that approach. Right now, we're very lucky to have the fans still hanging on, and I think the fans will let us know when it's time to stop the show."

Hear that, Grey's fans?! The longevity of Grey's Anatomy falls in our hands. So, keep watching and being vocal about your love for Grey's Anatomy! Or else what will we do with our Thursday nights?


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