Kate Walsh May Return Again This Season

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Kate Walsh has a big job ahead for fall. First and foremost, the actress has to help with the relaunch Private Practice, the much-touted but somewhat disappointing spinoff of Grey's Anatomy about a beach-based group of randy L.A. doctors.

But even though her character, Dr. Addison Montgomery, is starting to settle in at the Oceanside Wellness Center (David Sutcliffe guest stars as her boy toy!) she may take another trip back to Seattle Grace sometime this year.

The creator and executive producer of both shows, Shonda Rhimes, sort of hinted at this in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly.

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"I don't know if it's going to work with the story, and we don't want her to come back for a visit if it doesn't feel important, something only Addison can do," says Rhimes, wary of it being seen as a stunt. "But the idea is on the table."

This wouldn't be the first return of Addison; the redhead showed up in a Season Four episode of Grey's Anatomy last spring with Private Practice on hiatus.

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Katherineheigl

Addison should come back for Meredith and Derek's baby..lol

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YAY!!! Addie!!

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oh god!
i want addison 2 either be preggers or cum back 2 seattle fer the merder wedding!!!!
CANNOT WAIT FER GREYS ANATOMY AND PRIVATE PRACTICE!!!!!

Mcdreamy is mine

Addison is a baby doctor. There is a thing going around that someone will be pregnant. Hmmmmmm..... Anyways, if she does come back YAY!!!! Ilove greys

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Addison should come back for Meredith and Derek's wedding!

Tihana

Oh God I'm sooo happy!!!!

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