Grey's Anatomy News & Gossip: Jeffrey Dean Morgan to Guest Star Once Again; Izzie Has Brain Tumor?

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According to today's Us Weekly, Katherine Heigl's Dr. Izzie Stevens could be killed off Grey's Anatomy next season - a piece of gossip that we've already discussed at length, and the source of which must be considered here.

Heigl, 29, withdrew herself from the Emmy Awards process, saying that she didn’t feel she was “given the material this season” to warrant an award.

In response to this well-publicized griping, the Grey's Anatomy producers are considering giving Izzie Stevens a brain tumor, according to Us Weekly.

“Shonda Rhimes and the writers are pissed,” a source says. “It’s their way of screwing with her. She won’t know whether she’s going to live or die.”

Don't Leave Me

Regardless, there’s some good - and actually confirmed - news for fans: memorable Grey's Anatomy guest star Jeffrey Dean Morgan will reprise his role as Denny Duquette again! As we know, Denny passed away in Season Two, then returned to the show in Season Three during Meredith Grey's temporary visit to the afterlife.

How will be return to the show yet again in Season Five? One popular theory is that Izzie will begin seing visions of Denny after contracting her tumor.

A second source adds that such a plot, ironically, would be great for Katherine Heigl: “If her character does get a tumor, she’ll probably get an Emmy!”

A rep for ABC commented only briefly, saying, “We can confirm that [Jeffrey Dean Morgan] will be back, but we are not releasing any further details.”

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Okay, give her a brain tumor, but DON'T KILL HER. It would be really bad for the watchers.


Funniest news article that I've read this morning


i dont really like izzie but it wouldnt be good for the show if they kill her, we saw wut happened with isiah .....i hope they are just scaring her


JDM is my favorite guest star too! im so happy hes goin to be back! i dont care if they kill off izzie either...i wont cry over it like i did when mer almost died and when denny died. im all for merder!


hahaha...if they give her a tumor she´ll get an emmy!! hahahah
LOL hilarious! :PPP hehehhe


COOL! I always wanted Denny to come back! So if it is confirmed that JDM is coming back, then that would have to mean that someone dies, or at least has a near death experince. Lets hope it's not Meredith, for once. ;)


NO. if they kill izzie i'll kill them then go after katherine heigl for pissing off the makers of the show
lol(laugh out loud) . but proper like they can't kill her off it's not fair


Good riddance!


He's my fav guest star other than Ellis.
Now after all these rumors, i dont really care what happens to Izzie now i just care about MerDer. -McDuckie:)


woohoo! I love Denny!

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