GREY’S ANATOMY creator SHONDA RHIMES was surprised at KATHERINE HEIGL’s refusal
to submit her name for this year’s (08) Emmy Awards – but didn’t feel insulted
by the snub.
The actress claimed writers on the hit show were not giving her enough good
material and pulled herself out of the running for a gong – and rumors spread
she would be axed from the show as a result.
But show creator Rhimes strongly denied the reports – and has now spoken out
over the alleged row.
She tells People.com, “I didn’t feel insulted. When I was told (what Heigl
said) I found it surprising. I love and respect Katie as an actress. But she is