Ellen Pompeo Says "Grey's Anatomy" Should Be "Less Preachy" About Social Issues, After She Reduced Her Role On The Show

Ellen Pompeo Says "Grey's Anatomy" Should Be "Less Preachy" About Social Issues, After She Reduced Her Role On The Show

So it's not surprising when she has opinions on the nuts and bolts of the show itself — but, still, her latest comments regarding all things Grey's stand out. On a recent episode of her Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo podcast, the actor revealed her thoughts about how the show's tackled social issues over the years. “I think if I had any desire, honestly, it would be to be less sort of preachy in one episode about certain things," she said, before citing a recent episode about anti-Asian hate crimes that was "really moving." "I think I’d like to see things happen a little more subtly and over time," she continued, before elaborating on what that means to her. Ellen explained that, rather than "constantly [hitting] you over the head …
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