Ellen Pompeo Reveals Why She Stayed on 'Grey's Anatomy'

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Transcript for Ellen Pompeo Reveals Why She Stayed on 'Grey's Anatomy'
How about "Pop news"? Let's go. Time for "Pop news," everybody. This morning "Grey's anatomy" news. Leading lady Ellen pompeii revealing the real reason she stayed on the hit show, "Grey's anatomy" for so long in an exclusive interview with "People" magazine, the actress says it was based and I quote solely on age. At 33 I was wise enough to know my clock was already ticking in Hollywood. 33 years old, guys. She says she was very aware how hard it would be to find other roles as a woman in your late 30s and 40s, pompeii is teaming up with philosophy, a skin care brand to present positive attitudes about aging. 12 seasons later the-year-old actress has no regrets and says the show in her experience just keeps getting better, season 13 of "Grey's anatomy" premieres in September. "People" magazine is out on Friday. Great she can be so open about that. You know what, my younger daughter is binge-watching it and loves "Grey's anatomy." She's just totally into it right now so it's a very popular show for all ages. Absolutely. Dr. Steamy or dreamy. I was a dreamy. Dreamy. Do you have to choose? Oh. How about both? More is more. That question from Amy. Also in "Pop news" this morning, speaking of tgit I'm so happy to tell you the cast and crew of "Scandal" are back to work and clearly happy about it based on their social media posts. The show's creator Shonda rhimes shared the season's first table read online. Take a look. Okay, everybody, we are here at "Scandal," season 6. It's happening right now. We're having our first table read. Love seeing those behind-the-scenes moments. Kerry Washington showed off her Olivia pope nameplate and then she also joined her cast mates for a few group selfies. And then Bellamy young who plays Mellie grant took to Twitter saying season 6 is going to be unbelievable. Gladiators roar. A little bittersweet because it has been said that this is also going to be the final season. No. Who said that? Well, I'm afraid to say -- You're the inside. Shonda rhimes said. I didn't realize it took so many people -- realize how many it takes to make that show what it is. It is tremendous so enjoy every minute. Finally, one more, "Scandal," get ready for the battle of the music giant, Adele versus beyonce for the most mtv video music awards. Beyonce as has a career high 11 nominations for "Lemonade." Adele right behind her with eight. Seven of which will be head-to-head against the queen. Other big name nominees for the 2016 VMAs include drake, Ariana grande, Rihanna and the late David bowie, the VMAs will be

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