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Katherine Heigl wishes Shonda Rhimes liked her

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Shonda Rhimes has stated pretty bluntly that she doesn’t have time for Katherine Heigl-like bullshit. She’s rude, she’s bitchy, and nobody wants anything to do with it. Katherine herself insist that she’s not rude, but pretty much everyone else she’s ever encountered disagrees with that. Still, Katherine is pretty cut up about Shonda not liking her and wishes she could do something to change it.

Here’s what she told Mario Lopez on Extra:

“The last one with Shonda…it sucks,” Heigl said when asked about Rhimes’ recent Hollywood Reporter interview, in which the Grey’s Anatomy creator said “there are no Heigls” allowed on the set of Scandal and that she doesn’t “put up with bulls–t or nasty people [anymore].”

Heigl, who ticked off Rhimes after removing herself from Emmy consideration in 2008, added: “I am sorry that she feels that way and I wish her nothing but greatness and I have nothing negative to say about [her]. I’m a big fan of her work. I watch Scandal every week and so I’m sorry she’s left with such a crappy impression of me. I wish I could do something to change that. Maybe I will be able to someday.”

Huh. Watch her in action below. I wish we could all stop talking about this – Shonda will never like Katherine, Katherine will always be annoying, yada yada. Let’s all move on.

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Shonda Rhimes confirms what we already know about Katherine Heigl

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Shonda Rhimes is a brilliant woman – she created Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, after all – and she’s worked hard to get where she is. She’s probably had to put up with a lot of bullshit during her time in the business, but there’s one thing she simply won’t put up with: Katherine Heigl‘s nasty ass.

From The Hollywood Reporter:

Although her perfectionist tendencies coupled with Scandal‘s breakneck story pace can wreak havoc on deadlines — “We’re always behind,” she admits — the operation runs smoothly and the cast is tight-knit. “There are no Heigls in this situation,” she says, choosing her words carefully. She adds later of her “no assholes” policy: “I don’t put up with bullshit or nasty people. I don’t have time for it.”

LOL, get it, Shonda. People have been pointing out how much of a miserable bitch Katherine Heigl is for years (and yes, I call men bitches, too, so I’m not being “anti-feminist” or anything of the sort. You act like a bitch, you get called a bitch. I’m an equal opportunity bitch-caller!) and frankly, it’s good to have confirmation from someone who formerly employed her. So not only did her co-workers think she was awful, but her boss did, too. Glowing reviews there, Heigl. No wonder you’ve been out begging for money.

Frankly, I don’t know how she dares walk around like her shit doesn’t stink. Did no one ever teach her that you catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar? My grandparents used to tell me that shit on the daily. When you’re trying to make a name for yourself in the public eye, you can at least PRETEND to be a decent person if you can’t actually manage to be genuine about it. I can’t wait for her new show to get cancelled, too.

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Surprise! Katherine Heigl’s complaining again

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Man, Katherine Heigl is the fucking worst. Every single time this woman opens her mouth, she’s complaining about how hard done by she is and how the world is unfair and she’s so misunderstood or she needs money or she wants work or she doesn’t want to work or blah blah blah. It’s so exhausting just having her as a human being on this planet in the celebrity sense, so I can’t imagine how insufferable she is to people who actually know her.

Katherine’s latest bitchfest took place in Good Housekeeping, where she moaned about how tough it was to be a “working mother”, making millions on TV and film projects while most normal human beings are just making ends meet by doing the exact same thing. You see, Katherine believes in “family first” so she had a really tough time reconciling that with getting off her ass to get while the gettin’s good in the acting world.

“I would come home angry and frustrated that I’d missed everything with my kid that day,” Heigl, 35, told Good Housekeeping of being a working mom after she and husband Josh Kelley adopted daughter Naleigh, now 5. “I didn’t get to wake her up from her nap, or do bath time or bedtime. I’d have to sneak into her room and kiss her when she was sleeping, hoping not to wake her up.”

Something had to go—and it wasn’t her baby girl. “I felt like my priorities were messed up,” the State of Affairs star admitted. “I was putting so much time and energy into just my work, but I was raised [to believe] that family comes first.”

Huh, bet she wishes she wouldn’t have quit so soon – now it’s nearly impossible for her to get hired. I know she’s got a new role and all, but something tells me the role – or the show in general – won’t last long and she’ll be back begging for your pennies soon enough. Ugh, awful.

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Katherine Heigl doesn’t think she’s a bitch

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Katherine Heigl‘s career is all but dead in the water and hanging on by a thread, thanks to her new NBC drama, State of Affairs. She’s notorious for being a raging bitch – or, to put it more politely, “difficult” – which has done her no favours when it comes to remaining a working actress in Hollywood. So here’s a question: does she realize how awful she is?

From People:

The actress, who met with the press Sunday to promote her new NBC drama State of Affairs, found herself having to defend the perception that she’s not always a team player on TV and movie sets.

“I certainly don’t see myself as being difficult. I would never intend to be difficult,” the former Grey’s Anatomy star, 35, told reporters in Beverly Hills, California. “If I ever disappointed somebody, it was never intentional.”

Don’t you just love people who refuse to take responsibility for their actions? “I never intended” is basically the equivalent of “Sorry you feel that way”, i.e. you’re wrong and if you don’t like it, too bad. I don’t think anyone has the right to be an asshole, but the arrogance this woman has when she’s not even good at her job – meaning she’s a terrible actress – makes it even more unbelievable. Even Meryl Streep‘s not like that, and Meryl Streep is actually amazing.

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We’ve all betrayed Katherine Heigl and she’s mad about it

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There was a time when Katherine Heigl‘s career couldn’t be stopped. She was getting roles left and right – even if they weren’t particularly good ones – and making lots of money. Then, things sorta dried up and everyone got tired of her. Hollywood turned its back, and she’s still pretty hurt by that.

From Radar Online (via Marie Claire UK):

“The thing that was my best friend for a long time suddenly turned on me,” the former Grey’s Anatomy said. “And I didn’t expect it. I was taken by surprise and angry at it for betraying me.”

Heigl said she “had a moment” where she seriously considered abandoning her acting career altogether for a decidedly less stressful existence.

“I was thinking I’d maybe open a knitting store, get my money out of retirement accounts and live off that, live off the land,” she told the magazine. “I had my moment where it all seemed so complicated and all I wanted to do was simplify.”

Heigl said one career misstep was an onslaught of fluff roles in romantic comedies that might have burnt out the audience, and dulled her edge.

“I had an amazing time … but maybe I hit it a little too hard,” the star of lighthearted laughers like 27 Dresses and Knocked Up said. “I couldn’t say, ‘No. I stopped challenging myself. It became a bit by rote and, as a creative person, that can wear you down.

“That was part of why I took that time off, to ask myself, “‘What do I want? What am I looking for?’ and shut down all the noise.”

The Emmy winner said her creative juices have been flowing since taking the new role, proudly admitting that “there’s a part of me that’s a Hollywood animal as well.”

Zzzz. If this woman does not stop fucking whining about everything, I swear to God. She’s begged for money to get her movies financed, she’s sued drugstores when that didn’t work, she’s complained about how broke she is and now she’s complaining that you all made her broke.

I mean, good for her for going on a creative soul-searching journey. She did finally book a new job, so she’ll get the cashflow going again in no time. Now she just has to work on not being so obnoxious, which is what killed her career in the first place!

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Katherine Heigl got a new job!

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Financial times have been tough for Katherine Heigl lately – she’s been out begging left and right for financing on an independent film project, suing drug stores, complaining about how much money she doesn’t have… you know the drill. Well, things are taking a turn for the better, because ol’ KHeig (I know, not a thing) is headed back to TV!

From E! Online:

NBC announced Tuesday that Heigl will star and and executive produce a new CIA drama called State of Affairs. This marks the actress’ first TV project since leaving Grey’s Anatomy in 2010.

Described as Scandal meets The West Wing, the upcoming drama revolves around a CIA officer (Heigl), who becomes the president’s daily briefer. Heigl’s character (who’s name is TBA) will assume responsibility for targeting America’s most critical threats while navigating the unique lifestyle that comes with such a high-powered job. Damn, looks like Izzie Stevens has really stepped up her responsibilities in life!

Sounds… awful, but only because she’s the one starring in it.

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