Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo is heading into season 17 of the long-running series and she wants to see a few changes in the series.
During a recent interview, Pompeo said that she wants the show to be less “preachy.” Basically, she just doesn’t want the show to focus on a specific topic for one episode and then just move on to the next.
Pompeo is tired of episode one-offs and wants social issues to be more “subtly” threaded through a season.
“I think if I had any desire honestly it would be to be less sort of preachy in one episode about certain things,” Pompeo said. “It’s like, we do one episode about let’s see… Asian hate crimes is one that we did this past season that was really moving. I think I’d like to see things happen a little more subtly and over time. You know, consistently and less sort of hit you over the head for just one hour and then we never talk about it again.”
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