A new book on the hit TV series Grey’s Anatomy claims to know the reasons that led to the departure of Patrick Dempsey of the program.
In the new book, “How to Save a Life:The inside Story of Gray’s Anatomy”, the author Lynette Rice explores claims about the output of Dempsey on the season 11 of the television drama created by Shonda Rhimes.
In the book, which is an unauthorized story from the show, Rice talk to the co-stars and executive producers of Dempsey who were present during his last days on set.
According to a fragment that The Hollywood Reporter has had access to, the relationships between Patrick Dempsey and the creator Shoda Rhimes got really tense and the exit of the Dr. Shepard was the consequence of his problems with Human Resources related to their behavior on the set.
Although the problem of Dempsey It was not related to anything sexual, the description that the team members relate what they witnessed for the book in which they describe the actor as someone who was tired of the series and who transmitted it to the production.
“He was kind of terrorizing the set. Some of the cast had types of PTSD with him.”
“He had that control in being with which he knew he could stop production and scare people. The network and the studio came and we had meetings with them,” he recalls Parriott. “I think he was just done with the show. He didn’t like the inconvenience of coming in every day and working. He and Shonda they threw themselves at each other’s necks. ”
Meanwhile, the producer Jeannien Renshaw recalled “a lot of the complaints” on set, adding, “I think Shonda she finally witnessed it herself, and that was the last straw. Shonda he had to tell the network: ‘If he doesn’t go, I’ll go.’ Nobody wanted him to leave, because he was the show. ”
“There was a time when Ellen she was frustrated with Patrick and he got angry because he didn’t work that much. She really liked that things were fair. ”
The character of Patrick Dempsey he was one of the main in the series from day one. In it he played a surgeon who began a relationship with the resident doctor Meredith Grey and their relationship was the backbone of the series until his departure.
After 200 episodes, Dempsey announced the end of his character in the series, the reasons he gave at the time is that he needed a break and that he would focus on new projects.
Later, the actor assured that it was difficult to work on the series because he had to spend 17 hours and six days a week on the recording set, which made the environment very heavy.