He?s quoted as saying, ?It?s gonna be my last,? he told the mag. ?I do not know what?s going to happen to the other characters, but for me it?s done.?
Co-star Ellen Pompeo has also gone on record saying she?s probably not going to renew her contract.
Dempsey, seen here qualifying for the Memorial Day Rolex Series this past weekend, added that the idea of checking out of Seattle Grace after seven years is ?bittersweet because it?s been great and a great part of my life. But I can?t see me doing it anymore.? Will you watch the show without Dempsey?
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