Washington last week publicly used an anti-gay slur for the second time in roughly three months, a Disney executive said Friday. The situation has potentially great implications for ABC, which is reaping millions of dollars in advertising revenues from a show that, in its third season, is among the highest rated on television. The executive, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because company officials were instructed not to go beyond a prepared statement, said that Mr. Washington, 43, who portrays Dr. On Thursday, the first broadcast since the show won for best dramatic television series at the Golden Globes, the audience numbered nearly 22 million, according to ABC. Washington first got into trouble for using the same slur during an off-camera dispute on the set of the show in October.
Anatomy of an Insult: ABC Is Stung by an Actor’s Anti-Gay Slurs
Isaiah Washington - Wikipedia
Washington is also known for his role as Dr. Washington was born in Houston , Texas where his parents were residents in the Houston Heights community. His parents moved to Missouri City, Texas around , where he was one of the first graduates from Willowridge High School , Houston, in Washington revealed in an interview with Star Jones that his father, after whom he was named, was murdered when he was 13 years old. In , Washington originated the role of gifted cardiothoracic surgeon Dr.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. In this Jan. Come back to Grey's Anatomy , Isaiah Washington. All is forgiven, sort of. Preston Burke on the long-running medical drama, will make a surprise return to reprise his character more than seven years after he was fired from the show.
The fired Grey's star blames Patrick Dempsey's behavior for prompting their on-set argument. Interviewed on Larry King Live on Monday the interview was taped on Friday , Washington said he regretted not confronting Dempsey the first time he was late, so he challenged him the second time. According to Washington, Dempsey erupted. He misrepresented himself.