Ellen Pompeo: I Might Quit Acting After Grey’s Anatomy (VIDEO)

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Ellen Pompeo Quitting

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Ellen Pompeo Quitting

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Ellen Pompeo says she might quit acting after “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Appearing at an event, the star explained, “I definitely don’t have a strong desire to act after ‘Grey’s.’ I feel myself transitioning. I don’t find acting terribly empowering. For the place I am in my life… I don’t necessarily want to work for other people.”


“With acting, I don’t feel I have anything to prove anymore,” added Pompeo. “‘Grey’s is in 97 countries or something, and we’ve had this blessing of all these wonderful fans who still love us 10 years later. I feel like we did it. And I don’t have anything else to prove.”

She explained, “I’d like to try and challenge myself. I feel like I got the acting thing. I would like to try and see if I could do something different, and be successful at something different.”

“I feel like I’m very successful at acting, at my definition of success,” added Pompeo. “Some other people want films or Oscars or whatever, and that’s their journey. For my journey, I kind of feel like I did the absolute top of what I could do with television, and I would like to try a new sport and see if I’m any good at something else.”

She had more to say on the subject.

Check out the video below!


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