It’s the rivalry that will apparently never die.

And also the rivalry that many current television fans likely never knew existed.

On Monday, Isaiah Washington attacked his former Grey’s Anatomy co-star, Katherine Heigl, on Twitter for saying he should “never be allowed to speak publicly again.”

Washington, who portrayed Dr. Preston Burke on the long-running medical drama, was fired from Grey’s Anatomy back in 2007 after using a homophobic slur on set.

He dropped the F-word at the time while arguing with Patrick Dempsey, using it as a negative reference to another cast member, T.R. Knight, who later come out as gay.

Heigl, as many TV fans may remember, also left Grey’s Anatomy — her departure came in 2010 after she publicly trashed the show’s writers.

“This woman once proclaimed that I should ‘never’ be allowed to speak publicly again,” wrote Washington alongside a photo of Heigl.

“The world agreed with her proclamation back then and protested for my job and my head in 65 languages.

“I wish I was on Twitter in 2007, because I will NEVER stop exercising my free speech.”

It’s unclear why Washington chose this time to once again go after Heigl.

Way back in 2007, in the Golden Globes press room, Washington told Access Hollywood that he did …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip


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