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Most Shocking Headlines: Isaiah Washington's Grey's Scandal

Most Shocking Headlines: Isaiah Washington's Grey's Scandal

We've been counting down the most shocking headlines of 2007, and we'll be revealing one more each day through December 21. We hope you enjoy this look back at some of the posts and stories that we certainly weren't expecting to see.

After his infamous feud with Patrick Dempsey last October, we were unsure about what 2007 would hold for Isaiah Washington and Dr. Burke on Grey's Anatomy. The aftermath continued at the Golden Globes when Katherine Heigl jumped to her BFF T.R.'s defense when asked about the situation on the red carpet, while Isaiah denied that he even used a homophobic slur in the first place. However, T.R. Knight finally spoke up for himself for the first time on Ellen a few days later, reiterating that Isaiah had called him an offensive name. GLAAD then demanded another apology from Isaiah, who obliged and even went to a psychological treatment facility for a week. In the end, Isaiah's efforts and apologies were too little too late, and his contract with ABC was terminated in June. Even getting fired didn't stop him from putting his foot in his mouth though, saying that he was mad as hell, sad, and that T.R. should've been fired instead. Isaiah topped it all off with an interview on Larry King Live in July where he basically changed the whole story, but by that time everyone seemed over it. Isaiah moved on with a role on Bionic Woman and just last week we saw him picketing with his ex-castmates. Even if they keep it cordial, we have a feeling that things on the set of Grey's are much calmer and happier this season.

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candice-meline candice-meline 8 years
I miss the character Burke. Why are celebrities such a-holes?
Underdog Underdog 8 years
This is one has happy ending right, well this goes to show that you insult your co-star you deserve to be fired and if you do whats right then you get a golden globe nomination and get married in the case of Ellen Pompeo and Katherine Heigl and TR Knight should've be intimidated because Isaiah Washington comments was very disrespectful.
pargie pargie 8 years
This was so dumb, all of this should have been resolved on the set and not in the media. They are not in high school anymore! Isiah should have not been fired. I stopped watching the show after the whole fiasco. And agreed, Hiegl lost most of us with her annoying big mouth.
pargie pargie 8 years
This was so dumb, all of this should have been resolved on the set and not in the media. They are not in high school anymore!Isiah should have not been fired. I stopped watching the show after the whole fiasco. And agreed, Hiegl lost most of us with her annoying big mouth.
febe febe 8 years
what happenes when a huge tv show gets into a stupid fight??idiots come out...
febe febe 8 years
what happenes when a huge tv show gets into a stupid fight?? idiots come out...
GemV GemV 8 years
K.H. was annoying in this. It was as if she was beating a dead horse...get over it woman! I personally think, yeah he was jerk for making comments like that and should just keep his mouth shut. But on the other hand he is a great actor and I enjoyed him and his character on Grey's...wish he would come back.
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
Oh my Eric Dane :) Forget the rest of them.
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
Oh my Eric Dane :) Forget the rest of them.
DoeADeer DoeADeer 8 years
LorenAshley, I couldn't have said it better myself.
Zahara-Pitt Zahara-Pitt 8 years
i agree with pink-magnetism
Zahara-Pitt Zahara-Pitt 8 years
i agree with pink-magnetism
pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 8 years
I didn't find this story shocking-more annoying because it kept being brought up again and again.
desertbanshee desertbanshee 8 years
The way they conducted themselves afterwards was ridiculous.
TheGaminGamine TheGaminGamine 8 years
*Sigh* I used to, opperative worde being 'used,' to luv this cast, now I just find the majority of them, and the show, warped and pandering.
pinkflats pinkflats 8 years
from what i heard the slur wasn't even towards tr knight. but tr and katherine made it looked like it was; reason why i don not like them.
mrskrismendoza mrskrismendoza 8 years
Heigl was SO annoying in this. I thought it was sweet of her to stick up for her friend at first, but then she KEPT mentioning it whenever she felt like it. Even if noone else was talking about.
meeshee meeshee 8 years
i totally agree about katherine heigl!! what a media whore
msmoney23 msmoney23 8 years
Ugh! This is when I really started to HATE katherine Heigl! Yeah, the situation seemed to be taken out of context, as with EVERYTHING in hollywierd.
tuneyourrun tuneyourrun 8 years
Is there still a possibility for him to return to the show? I mean after this scandal. Ok, he might be a jerk, but as an actor he was quite ok.
lorenashley lorenashley 8 years
omg this was soooo blown out of control. just when i began to hate that blonde girl. she made it ALL ABOUT HER. poor little T.R. oh well. he's somewhere curled up with his boyfriend.
tiabia tiabia 8 years
While the set maybe happier...the fans aren't!!!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Yea diddo.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Yea diddo.
hotstuff hotstuff 8 years
This is one scandal I was soooo sick of hearing about!
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