Black Twitter drags Ellen Pompeo for gloating about fight with Denzel Washington

by Mike Creef, Staff Writer
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On a recent episode of her podcast, Tell Me With Ellen Pompeo, the actress recounted to Patrick Dempsey about how she got into a heated argument with Denzel Washington during the filming of an episode of Grey’s Anatomy.

Denzel Washington was the guest director for an episode and Pompeo recalls improvising a line and giving direction to another actor.

“I was like, ‘Look at me when you apologize. Look at me,'” she recalled. “And that wasn’t in the dialogue. And Denzel went ham on my ass. He was like, ‘I’m the director. Don’t you tell him what to do.'”


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Don’t come for Denzel

“I was like, ‘Listen, motherfuck*r, this is my show. This is my set. Who are you telling?'”

If there is one person in Hollywood that has earned the ability and respect to not get talked back to or questioned, it is THE Oscar-winning Denzel Washington. 

Pompeo went on to say that it was an “amazing experience” and that she had the “utmost respect for Denzel as an actor and director,” but the damage was already done. Once Black Twitter caught wind of her encounter, she was dragged up and down the internet for her tone in recalling the story.

 

“We didn’t get through it without a fight, but that’s actors for you,” Pompeo added. “Passionate and fiery… and that’s where you get the good stuff. So, it was an amazing experience; it really was.”

I imagine she’ll use a different choice of words other than “amazing experience” next time in recounting a story like this–and probably never come for Denzel again.

3 comments

Bill McKeith October 25, 2021 - 4:44 pm

Because Denzel Washington is black, he could NEVER be obnoxious, overstep, or be a prima donna. This is one of the magical rules of wokeness.

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[…] starred. The attack by both the black community and the progressive white “allies” was Quick and serious. Pompeo was blacked out and played a blatant racist, regardless of her being married […]

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