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Ellen Pompeo Has Second Child Via Surrogate

October 3rd, 2014 10:05am EDT
Ellen Pompeo Has Second Child Via Surrogate
"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo is a mother for the second time. She welcomed daughter Sienna May Ivery via surrogate.

The actress stunned fans when she revealed on Twitter that she and her music producer husband Chris Ivery were parents again.

Pompeo posted a photo of her husband gently kissing their newborn with the caption:

Sienna May Ivery welcome to the world. We love you more than words can say http://t.co/jIQyGzC6y3

— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) October 2, 2014

Pompeo also thanked her co-stars on the Shonda Rhimes-helmed show for keeping mum about the new arrival, adding,...
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Ellen Pompeo Gets Candid About Katherine Heigl's Exit From 'Grey's Anatomy'

October 8th, 2013 11:02am EDT
Ellen Pompeo Gets Candid About Katherine Heigl's Exit From 'Grey
Ellen Pompeo has pulled no punches in an interview with the New York Post about Katherine Heigl's exit from "Grey's Anatomy" and the writer's desire to pair her character, Meredith Grey, with Isaiah Washington's Dr. Preston Burke.

Heigl left the series in 2010, and Pompeo explained: "You could understand why she wanted to go - when you're offered $12 million a movie and you're only 26. But Katie's problem is that she should not have renewed her contract. She re-upped, took a big raise and then tried to get off the show. And then her movie career did not take off."

Indeed, Heigl has strugg...
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Fashion Fails: Award Season Begins - Fails At People's Choice

January 11th, 2013 3:06pm EST
Olivia Munn
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails! Today we have a selection from the red carpet at the People's Choice Awards.

Olivia Munn wore this frumpy, unflattering dress to the awards show - and she was presenting an award, so you would figure she'd try to look dazzling as usual.

We love the lower half of Kristin Kreuk's gown, but the top is just nasty.

Ellen Pompeo wore this gown with a championship belt.

Morena Baccarin wore this overly-long pantsuit and stud...
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People's Choice Awards 2013 Fashion: Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Sandra Bullock & More Sizzling Celebs!

January 10th, 2013 9:00am EST
2013 People's Choice Awards
Awards season has officially commenced! The People's Choice Awards took place in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, and the red carpet was flooded with fashionable stars.

"The Hunger Games" dominated, picking up six trophies. Lead actress Jennifer Lawrence was named "Favorite Movie Actress" and "Favorite Face of Heroism." She showed off some thigh in a short black sequined dress.

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" star Emma Watson wore a daring and colorful graphic cut-out mini dress, while Humanitarian award winner Sandra Bullock opted for a more traditional calf-length black and blue off th...
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Kim Kardashian Is The Second Highest Paid 'Actress' On Television

July 18th, 2012 12:11pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian isn't number one on Forbes' recent list of the highest paid actresses on television, but she's pretty darn close.

The E! reality star made a whopping $18 million over the last 12 months. She earned that big chunk of change from filming her series "Keeping Up With The Karashians" as well as from her perfume and the clothing line she shares with her sisters.

And the Kardashians seem to be taking over the world. Her younger sis Khloe came in at the number five spot on Forbes' list with $11 million in total earnings.

For reality stars who have no discernable talent, they make...
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TV Report Card: Grading 10 Season Finales

May 25th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Revenge Cast
Season finales are essentially the Hollywood version of final exams. They have to shock and awe and entice viewers into returning after four arduous months of dead air. From births and deaths to break-ups and OMG-worthy shockers, I’m grading 10 season finales. The SPOILER ALERT is implied.

Reckoning, Revenge’s thrilling season ender saw Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) not only confront her father’s killer in a satisfying and strangely sweet final fight, but surrender to her feelings for ruggedly handsome bartender, Jack. It wouldn’t be “Revenge” without infuriating twists and double-c...
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ABC Renews 'Grey's Anatomy'; Patrick Dempsey Signs Two-Year Contract Extension

May 11th, 2012 12:05am EDT
Patrick Dempsey
ABC announced the renewal of seven of their shows on Thursday, including medical drama Grey's Anatomy.

The show's star, Patrick Dempsey, who plays Dr. Derek Shepherd, aka "McDreamy", will also be sticking around as the star has signed a two-year contract extension to appear on the show.

The star, who's spent the last eight seasons is also passionate about auto racing, was initially unsure about returning to the show.

"The question is will I do a full season, a half season or come back at all?" he told TV guide in December. "There are a lot of things I'd like to do: racing, films... so if...
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Wishes Of A Television-aholic: 'Grey's Anatomy'

August 20th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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When “Grey’s Anatomy” made its triumphant mid-season premiere in 2005, it was the much-needed cure for my nasty case of Bad-Television-itis, and a lusty, dramatic, hilarious parallel to my real life. Back then, this television-aholic was just a college student who worked part-time at a hospital and fantasized about some of the more attractive doctors who offered me, a lowly clerk in medical records, more than a perfunctory smile. Of course, the men on “Grey’s Anatomy” are hotter than all of the doctors in said hospital combined and the drama is juicier than a Georgia peach.

My love affair...
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Elle Fanning Wins Top Honor At 2011 Young Hollywood Awards

May 23rd, 2011 11:00am EDT
Elle Fanning
Dakota Fanning's younger sister Elle stepped out of her sibling's shadow as she scooped the Actress of the Year prize at the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards.

The 13 year old accepted the prize for her role in Sofia Coppola's drama Somewhere at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday.

Garrett Hedlund picked up the Actor of the Year award for Tron: Legacy, while The Social Network star Armie Hammer and actress Isabel Lucas were named the Male and Female Stars of Tomorrow.

Hailee Steinfeld's debut in the Coen Brothers' 2010 western True Grit earned her the Breakthrough of the Year t...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Ellen Pompeo Wears Revealing Workout Gear

March 31st, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Ellen Pompeo
We spotted "Grey's Anatomy" actress Ellen Pompeo leaving the Tracy Adams gym in Los Angeles after working out yesterday. She wore a revealing blue spandex outfit.

We think the 41-year-old mom looks pretty darn good. What do you think?

Tonight her hit ABC series is debuting its musical episode. At the end of last week's episode, Callie (Sara Ramirez) and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) talked about getting married and immediately afterwards got into a car accident. Tune in to see what happens.

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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Ep. 15 Recap: Meredith Runs The E.R.

February 19th, 2011 10:00am EST
Ellen Pompeo on 'Grey's Anatomy.'
Episode 15 of “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 7 featured Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) at the forefront of the plot lines, after she volunteers to run the E.R. for a night. Viewers watched a single, solitary hour—the ‘Golden Hour’ as the episode title suggests—tick away over the course of this week’s show, giving a potent glimpse into the chaotic lives of the Seattle Grace surgeons. “When you think about it, an hour really isn’t very long,” Meredith said during the voice-over intro. “In medicine, though, an hour is often everything. We call it the golden hour—that magical hour of time that can determine ...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Ep. 12 Recap: 'I'm Pregnant'

February 4th, 2011 9:25am EST
Callie and Arizona during happier times.
Episode 12 of “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 7 is one episode that has all the fans talking. The themes of baby-making and inappropriate relationships continued, but with a twist—and a life changing declaration of “I’m pregnant” coming from a somewhat unexpected surgeon at Seattle Grace.

“Grey’s Anatomy” episode 12 started with Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) seated together in the bedroom looking at a pregnancy test. It read “not pregnant,” and Derek reassured Meredith that “next time” the results would be different. In typical Meredith fashion, she expressed her doubt that t...
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 7 Ep. 11 Recap: Another Shooter, More Pep Talks

January 8th, 2011 7:57am EST
The cast of 'Grey's Anatomy.'
“Grey’s Anatomy” has finally returned from the winter break, with this week offering the first new chapter in the lives of the surgeons at Seattle Grace. But will Cristina (Sandra Oh) ever return to work? And will the delicious Scott Foley continue to guest star?

Episode 11 of Season 7 began as many have recently: In the bedroom of Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) and Derek (Patrick Dempsey), and at the beginning of an argument. In the last episode, Derek took Cristina on a fishing trip—much to the disapproval of Meredith and Cristina’s new husband, Owen (Kevin McKidd). Meredith was grilling Derek ...
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Ellen Pompeo Films 'Sesame Street' Cameo

December 29th, 2010 11:42am EST
Ellen Pompeo
Actress Ellen Pompeo has become the latest star to take a walk on Sesame Street - and she's used her appearance to encourage children to stay healthy.

The Grey's Anatomy star recently filmed a cameo role for the beloved kids' show, in which she teaches children all about well being.

Accompanied by cuddly character Elmo, she says, "The word healthy means taking good care of yourself and there are lots of ways to keep your body healthy."

"(Fruit and vegetables are) healthy. Good hygiene is very healthy. Resting is healthy. Exercise is definitely healthy Elmo!"

Pompeo follows in the fo...
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New Year’s Resolutions For 'Grey’s Anatomy,' 2011 Edition

December 29th, 2010 10:02am EST
Grey's Anatomy Cast Members.
With 2010 drawing to a close, it’s time for the top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for the “Grey’s Anatomy” cast and crew! This season of “Grey’s Anatomy” has been full of changes, challenges and plot twists, and no doubt the 2011 episodes will continue to have that same depth of drama. However, certain members of the team should endeavor to adopt some specific New Year’s Resolutions for 2011, in light of events which have taken place during the first half of Season 7. Naturally, this article contains spoilers—but you can catch up on everything “Grey’s Anatomy” each week with the episode recaps h...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Ep. 10 Recap: An Engagement, A Date, A Snub

December 8th, 2010 9:29am EST
Sandra Oh as Cristina.
“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 7 continues to chronicle the return to “normal” for the surgeons at Seattle Grace, none with more difficult than Cristina (Sandra Oh). With her departure from the program, and after a disastrous evening of bartending at Joe’s, Cristina continues to be adrift. The drama ensues, only in episode 10 it is highlighted by festive holiday décor at Seattle Grace and numerous Christmas melodies on the soundtrack.

This week’s episode began with Meredith (Ellen Pompeo)’s shock that Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Cristina had made plans to go fishing. “She doesn’t do the wildernes...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Producers Planning A Musical Episode

November 24th, 2010 4:40pm EST
Grey
Grey's Anatomy is to be turned into a musical for a one-off episode which will test the cast's singing skills.

The medical drama, which stars Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, will follow in the footsteps of hit teen series Buffy The Vampire Slayer, which produced a popular all-singing-all-dancing installment in 2001. Executive producer Shonda Rhimes is adamant the musical episode will be done tastefully, and insists fans will be surprised by some of the stars' talent.

She tells TVGuide.com, "Nobody is going to be dancing and singing down the halls; that's not our show. Our show is know...
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Does Ellen Pomeo Have 12 Toes Or Not?

November 5th, 2010 3:24pm EDT
Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Pompeo has exploded a myth about her feet - she doesn't have have 12 toes.

The "Grey's Anatomy" star was shown recently published paparazzi photos of her feet during her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday and was left stunned by the shots.

But she insisted that in this instance the camera has lied - because she doesn't have extra digits.

She told the host, "They added... It really does look like I have six toes. That is crazy. That is really strange. You know how I heard the story (about my 12 toes)...? My sister lives in Greece and I spoke to her and she said, 'I was loo...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Ep. 5 Recap: The Residents Play Attendings

October 22nd, 2010 9:34pm EDT
Cristina and Arizona.
This week’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy reminded viewers that Seattle Grace is a teaching hospital. Unfortunately, in the (prolonged) aftermath of the Season 6 finale, certain members of the surgical team have continued to balk at resuming their education—none more so than Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh). But the show must go on, and the episode 5 of Grey’s Anatomy Season 7 found the residents taking charge as temporary attending physicians.

Chief Webber (James Pickens Jr.) announced to the attending staff were to present their vision for how to spend a million dollars. “The evolution of the craft...
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 7 Ep. 4 Recap: More Baby Talk, Plus Worms

October 16th, 2010 9:12pm EDT
Meredith and Derek share a private moment.
This week’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy focused on the interpersonal relationships among the staff of Seattle Grace and the biology which fuels every human and their relationships. Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) and Derek’s (Patrick Dempsey) visit to the OBYGN took top billing, with the doctor telling Meredith that she had a “hostile” womb. On the wake of her miscarriage in the Season 6 finale, the news was a harsh wake-up call for the currently childless couple.

As usual, Meredith fretted over the diagnosis; her worry only increased when she met one of the mandatory patients for Episode 4. The wom...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Ep. 2 Recap: Lighting Strikes, Healing And Hope

October 7th, 2010 6:18am EDT
Cristina on the floor of the O.R.
The familiar faces at Seattle Grace are still recovering from the traumatic events of the Season 6 finale, but Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), Derek (Patrick Demsey), Cristina (Sandra Oh) and the rest of the Grey’s Anatomy cast are finally getting on the road to recovery—slowly and painfully, but surely. The theme of tonight’s episode was lightning; how it rarely strikes in one place twice, and how quickly life can be over with a single bolt of chance.

The episode began with Meredith continuing to campaign for approval to return to surgery, resorting to crocodile tears and a lukewarm confession o...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Premiere Recap: Everyone Isn't 'Fine' At Seattle Grace

September 25th, 2010 1:30am EDT
The doctors of
“We’re all fine,” explained Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) during an early scene in the Grey’s Anatomy Season 7 premiere. For anyone who saw the explosive, heart-wrenching Season 6 finale, it might be hard to believe that anyone at Seattle Grace could be anything near fine. “We may look the same, we probably do—the change isn’t visible, at least not in most of us. But we’re all changed, completely—forever.” If you need a refresher on the events that happened in the Season 6 finale, read my review of the episode.

The first indicator that everyone on Grey’s Anatomy isn’t fine is the scene with Mere...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Is Finally Here!

September 23rd, 2010 12:05pm EDT
Why We Love Grey
Blood, guts, and horrifying procedures mixed with humor, friendship, and sex only scratch the surface of ABC's Grey's Anatomy. Trying to explain why Thursday nights from now until the end of the show's season are tied up is like trying to explain reasons behind why you love your favorite pair of sneakers. You just do. When something so gripping steals your life away for an hour every Thursday, it can be hard to say why, but we are definitely going to give it a go because this show is worth every second.

Grey's Anatomy started out its first season in 2005 with 9 episodes, and has since move...
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Kate Walsh Is A Sexy Tennis Fan

September 14th, 2010 12:53pm EDT
Kate Walsh
"Private Practice" star Kate Walsh showed her support (AND cleavage... AND legs) for Rafael Nadal during his semi-final match at the US Open in New York on Saturday. She's definitely one of the hottest 42 year olds we know!

The good news for all you single guys out there is that Kate recently finalized her divorce. The actress became embroiled in a bitter legal battle after splitting from her film executive husband in 2008, after only 14 months as a married couple. But now she's a free woman!

The new season of her medical series kicks off Thursday, Sept. 23, on ABC.

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Ellen Pompeo Laughs Off Freaky Feet Rumors

September 3rd, 2010 1:30pm EDT
Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Pompeo is taking steps to stamp out rumors she has six toes on either foot by laughing off the bizarre reports through her Grey's Anatomy boss Shonda Rhimes.

The actress was spotted walking through Hollywood with sandals on earlier this week and seemed to be sporting an extra digit on both her feet.

However, subsequent snaps showed the freaky look was down to an unflattering camera angle - and Grey's Anatomy creator Rhimes has gone online to make a joke of the claims.

On her Twitter.com page, Rhimes writes, "Pompeo and I are still laughing. She says to tell everyone the rumors a...
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Ellen Pompeo: New MILF On The Block?

August 22nd, 2010 3:22pm EDT
Ellen Pompeo
We spotted a dressed down Ellen Pompeo outside Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles earlier this week. The "Grey's Anatomy" star wore tight gray pants and a somewhat sheer white top.

The actress says her character is going to have "some frustrating episodes" when the ABC medical drama returns on Sept. 23.

She told TV Guide, "The role that they have given Meredith is to take care of everybody and to try to make sure that everybody else is OK. She's the role of the caretaker, which, I guess, is her way of not dealing with her own thing."

40-year-old Ellen gave birth to daughter Stella Luna Pompeo I...
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Katherine Heigl: 'I'll Miss My Grey's Anatomy Family'

April 8th, 2010 12:08pm EDT
Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl is sad to be finally leaving Grey's Anatomy - because her fellow cast members became like "family" during her six-year stint on the hit show.

Heigl has been dogged by rumors of a departure from the show ever since she landed her movie break-out role in 2007's Knocked Up. After taking a three-month hiatus from the hit medical drama, Heigl finally announced in March that she will no longer be a part of the series - because she wants to focus on being a mom to adopted daughter Naleigh.

The 31 year old is adamant she has not fallen out with her former colleagues - insisting ...
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Check Out 'Grey's Anatomy' The Complete Fifth Season, On DVD Sept. 15

September 12th, 2009 7:44am EDT
Grey
The hottest doctors on television experience some of the most important moments of their lives in "Grey's Anatomy: The Complete Fifth Season," coming to DVD on September 15, 2009 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

"The Complete Fifth Season" includes the on-again/off-again relationship between Derek & Meredith, the budding relationship between Owen and Cristina after her broken engagement with Burke, Izzie's mysterious illness, and a season finale that leaves two characters fates in God's hands.

See more photos of Grey's Anatomy here!

Image © American Broadcasting Com...
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Slideshow: Celebrity Baby Watch Summer 2009

August 13th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Marley Shelton
There's a celebrity baby boom in Hollywood this summer! We've got the latest scoop on who's got a little one on the way. Which stars will the stork will be paying a visit to? Click to find out!

Bill Hader

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The "Saturday Night Live" cast member and his wife Maggie Carey, are expecting their first child together. They will welcome their bundle-of-joy at the end of September.

Ellen Pompeo

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Paging McDreamy! The Grey's Anatomy star, and her hubby Chris Ivery are expecting their first child together. Pompeo's publicist, J...
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If Celebrities Were Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt, What Flavors Would They Be?

July 23rd, 2009 10:26am EDT
Katy Perry
Hollywood celebrities have a craving for frozen yogurt. That's right - they are putting the Red Bull aside (but not too far aside) for some fro-yo. Not just any fro-yo either. Celebrities are being Pinkberried.

If you do not know what Pinkberry Swirly Goodness is, then here's a little history. It is the brainchild of co-founders Shelly Hwang, a restaurateur, and Young Lee, a designer with an architectural background. Their love for frozen treats is what brought to life the premium frozen yogurt, and they opened their first store in West Hollywood in January 2005.

It is not uncomm...
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