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'Grey's Anatomy' Fans Think Ellen Pompeo Just Revealed Which Character is Coming Back!

Grey’s Anatomy fans have some theories based on Ellen Pompeo‘s latest tweet!

Back on Thursday (November 19), the 51-year-old actress, who plays Dr. Meredith Grey, sent out a tweet along with a gif of Meredith with Dr. Izzie Stevens (played by Katherine Heigl).

“Hey it’s Grey’s day!!!” Ellen tweeted along with the gif of the two characters from season three.

A promo for the next episode of Grey’s – airing on Thursday, December 3 – teased that another character from Meredith’s past will be returning.

After the promo debuted, fans started theorizing that the character might be Izzie.

“IZZIE COMING BACK??” one fan tweeted.

“Hey… could you hint us who’s next on the beach?” another person tweeted, to which Ellen responded, “Ummmmmm…No.”

After Meredith collapsed from COVID-19 at the beginning the season premiere, she dreamed about being on the beach, where she reunited with late husband Derek Shepherd – aka Patrick Dempsey.

Katherine starred on Grey’s for six seasons before leaving the show in 2010. As fans can remember, Izzie was not killed off.

If you missed it, Katherine Heigl has been back in the headlines this week after this former Grey’s Anatomy actor publicly slammed her.

'Grey's Anatomy' Boss Explains Why [SPOILER] Was Given COVID-19 & Reveals What's to Come

SPOILER ALERT – Do not continue reading if you don’t want to know what happened on Grey’s Anatomy this week!

The current season of Grey’s Anatomy, along with many other TV shows right now, is addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and having it be part of the storyline.

In the season premiere last week, we watched while Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and the other doctors at the hospital treated patients for the coronavirus.

Now, one of the show’s main characters is battling the virus and showrunner Krista Vernoff released a statement to explain why they gave the character COVID-19.

Click inside to see who it is, and to read the statement… More Here! »

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Ellen Pompeo Encourages Fans to 'Look After Each Other' in People's Choice Awards 2020 Acceptance Speech - Watch!

Ellen Pompeo is a winner!

The 51-year-old actress won the Female TV Star of 2020 for her role in Grey’s Anatomy at the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards on Sunday night (November 15).

“If it weren’t for all of you who support us and watch us every week, we would never get to have the fun that we get to have and touch the lives that we get to touch and just live out our dreams,” Ellen said while accepting the award. “So I should be giving all of you this award.”

Ellen went on to say that Grey’s is all about “love and acceptance” while adding, “Winning this award is confirmation that people respond to those ideas, they respond to the idea of love, they respond to the idea of acceptance.They respond to the idea of us pulling on another up.”

“2020 has been a year where we have been tested, time and time again,” Ellen continued. “And we have also proven that when we do that, when we look out for each other, and we pull up, anything as possible. So, let’s kick the rest of 2020′s ass and let’s look out for each other, be responsible for one another, and love.”

If you missed it, there was a HUGE surprise at the end of the Grey’s Anatomy season 17 premiere.

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Ellen Pompeo Reveals the Word She Wasn't Allowed to Say on 'Grey's Anatomy' in Season 1

Ellen Pompeo is opening up about the history of Grey’s Anatomy in a new interview following the show’s shocking season 17 premiere.

The actress, who plays Meredith Grey, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live following the premiere on Thursday night (November 12).

Ellen revealed that in season one, ABC wouldn’t let her and cast members say the word “vagina,” though there was no issue with the word “penis.”

“There was a big fight — I may be butchering this story but — there was a big fight because with standards and practices, which I’m sure you deal with on occasion, you can say ‘penis,’ but you couldn’t say ‘vagina,’ at the time,” Ellen said in the interview.

She continued, “And that’s why … That’s where the term ‘va-jay-jay’ came from. [Shonda Rhimes] made up ‘va-jay-jay’ because standards and practices would not let us say ‘vagina.’ And Shonda‘s argument was like, ‘We said “penis” in that episode 97 times. You can say “penis” 97 times but you can’t say “vagina”?’”

“They were like, ‘Yep, yep, you can’t say “vagina.”‘ So she came up with ‘va-jay-jay’ and that’s how that problem was solved,” Ellen said.

Learn more about the shocking twist from the latest Grey’s Anatomy episode.

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 17 Premiere Brings Back Beloved Character in Shocking Twist!

SPOILER ALERT – Do not read ahead if you don’t want to know what happened in the season 17 premiere of Grey’s Anatomy!

Did anyone see that coming?!

Season 17 of Grey’s Anatomy kicked off on Thursday night (November 12) with a twist that fans did not see coming.

Going into the premiere, it was already announced that the new season would be covering the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, with the Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and the rest of the doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital dealing with the outbreak.

The episode followed Meredith struggling to cope with the rising number of COVID-19 deaths, while the staff had to battle the disease without enough PPE, similar to what frontline workers had to deal with in real life.

At the end of the episode, Meredith collapsed in the parking lot – seemingly sick with COVID. She then started dreaming and reunited with someone from her past at the beach…

Click inside to find out which beloved character made a shocking return…More Here! »

Celebs You Totally Forgot Guest-Starred on 'Grey's Anatomy'

Before many of your favorite stars became household names… they were on Grey’s Anatomy.

The beloved ABC series has been on the air since since 2005 – almost 15 years – and is currently about to kick off its brand new season TONIGHT!

Stars like Demi Lovato, Millie Bobby Brown, and Mandy Moore have all made cameos on the show.

We’ve rounded up 25 celebrities whom you might have forgotten had guest-starring roles.

Season 17 of Grey’s Anatomy returns in just a few hours on ABC. Be sure to check it out!

Click through the slideshow to see which celebs you forgot guest starred on Grey’s Anatomy…

Ellen Pompeo Passes Out Candy & Essential Items To Families During Baby2Baby's Halloween Drive-Thru

Ellen Pompeo passes a few items to a family in their car during Baby2Baby’s Halloween Drive-Thru event in Lso Angeles on Friday afternoon (October 30).

Masked up, the 50-year-old Grey’s Anatomy star was on hand to help out the national organization as they passed out some fun items, as well as necessary ones including diapers, formula, soap, shampoo, baby food, masks, hand sanitizer and much more.

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In her orange shirt, Ellen matched the fun arrangement of Halloween balloons and even passed out a few candy pails filled with some yummy treats.

“We welcomed hundreds of families for a Halloween Drive-Thru Distribution Presented by @PaulMitchellUS. Thank you to our Angel @EllenPompeo for hosting & helping us bring Halloween spirit to so many children & to @PaulMitchellUS for their support of our COVID-19 relief efforts. 🎃,” the organization shared on Twitter afterwards.

Check out all the pics below!

If you didn’t see, Ellen revealed something shocking about the future of Grey’s Anatomy. See what it was here…

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