Alleged Budget Cut Blamed for Latest Death on 'Grey's Anatomy'


Alleged Budget Cut Blamed for Latest Death on 'Grey's Anatomy'


Sources say Shonda Rhimes has to cut down on the cast since ABC requests budget tightening for the medical series.

Another major character has left "Grey's Anatomy". Following the fatal plane crash in last season's finale, [SPOILER ALERT!] Mark Sloane a.k.a. McSteamy (Eric Dane) died in the season 9 premiere after he went into a coma for 30 days.

Prior to Mark, Lexie Grey (Chyler Leigh) was killed in the plane crash and Teddy Altman (Kim Raver) moved to another hospital. According to some insiders, these three departures were results of a budget cut.

"Some of the cuts were easy, and some weren't," one source tells E! Online. While Leigh wanted to leave the drama series and Raver came to a mutual decision with creator Shonda Rhimes, Dane reportedly didn't ask to leave. Still other sources says Rhimes has "very legitimate reasons" for killing off Dane.

Dane's departure was announced in July this year. Rhimes said at the time that she and Dane "did not come to this decision lightly. But after much consideration and conversations, he and I have decided that this is the right time for his storyline to end."

Mark's fate on the show was teased before the new season kick-off with two pictures, which featured the character lying on a hospital bed. Also experiencing a tragic twist in the said outing is Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) who had to have her leg amputated.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem Officially Join Tom Cruise in Universal's Monster Film 'Dark Universe'
  2. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 1: Four Finalists Sing for the Win
  3. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  4. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....
  5. Iggy Azalea Responds to Odell Beckham Jr. Dating Rumors: I Don't Even Know Him
  6. Fans Loath ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Remake - See the Hilarious Memes
  7. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Are Planning to Remarry This Summer
  8. Bye 'KUWTK'! Kim Kardashian Is Focusing on Her New Show 'Glam Masters'
  9. 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' New Vanity Fair Covers Offer New Look at Cast Members
  10. Kylie Jenner Tells Bella Thorne to be Careful of 'Charming Player' Scott Disick

CELEBS PHOTO