(Getty Images)Hollywood actor pro tip: Don't get kicked off top-rated television shows. Just look at the case of Isaiah Washington.Things have been grim for Washington ever since he was booted from the cast of Grey's Anatomy in 2007 after screaming a gay slur against fellow cast member T.R. Knight. Since then, Washington picking up some work in the quickly canceled Bionic Woman, followed by a one-episode guest starring role on The Cleaner, but that's about it.Things have gotten so bad, in...Read Full Story
It's no secret that celebrities live under a microscope. A microscope that us normal folk subscribe to quite frequently. So when famous people freak out, we love to watch and relish in all the gory details.But, we also love a good comeback. We like watching the trials and tribulations of the famous, it makes them seem more real, more like us. Because of this, we love to watch the struggle back to the top. Few celebrities have been able to make it back from a serious freak out, and those who...Read Full Story
Isaiah has all sorts of PR problems. First he got in a fight with Patrick Dempsey, then he used gay slurs (twice), and he just keeps on keeping on with crazy quotes to the press. Try these on for size...“I said a lot of negative things that were never reported, but there was one word that caught everyone’s attention, particularly someone who wasn’t even in the room with us. It was a fight between two men that shouldn’t have happened. But someone heard the booming voice of a black man and...Read Full Story
Isaiah Washington has formally apologized to T.R. Knight. He has also agreed to help gay rights organizations publicize a message of tolerance.
“He seemed very sincere in his interest in working with us in an
ongoing basis,” said Kevin Jennings, executive director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. “We emphasized that this is not
a one-shot deal, but an ongoing thing. He was very open to doing this.”Read Full Story
Isaiah Washington is an American actor best known for his role as Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC television series Grey's Anatomy. He has also appeared on the show Bionic Woman.