NY Magazine wrote an open letter to Katherine Heigl about her complaint about Grey's Anatomy story lines. Katherine caused a reaction in the entertainment industry when she withdraw her name from consideration for the Emmys. A Grey's Anatomy insider calls Katherine Heigl's actions an "ungrateful slap in the face". We used to watch Grey's religiously but admit that we haven't watched Greys Anatomy since it got sidetracked after the second season. Ironically, pop wreck Britney Spears, who made guest appearances on How I Met Your Mother in between her mental hospital visits has submitted her name for Emmy Award consideration. Click here to watch all the Britney Spears parts on How I Met Your Mother. There is something definitely wrong with the world if Britney Spears wins an Emmy nod for this HIMYM performance. If Britney receives a nomination she will have been banned from the Oscars and invited to the Emmys in the same year. Razzie award winner Lindsay Lohan tried to pull a Katherine Heigl when she hilariously withdrew her name from Emmy consideration. Lindsay delivered four lines during her guest appearance on Ugly Betty.
Bad news for Emmy voters: You will not have the opportunity to vote for Lindsay Lohan this year. Oh, we know. Lindsay played the hell out of her four lines in the season finale of Ugly Betty (see above), but she's decided not to submit her name for award consideration. And it's not because her character is being written as a boring, self-absorbed harpy, either. source
The star - who won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Dr. Isobel Stevens in the medical drama last year - insists she doesn't deserve the award because she wasn't given good enough storylines. She told the Los Angeles Times newspaper: "I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination and in an effort to maintain the integrity of the academy organisation, I withdrew my name from contention. "In addition, I did not want to potentially take away an opportunity from an actress who was given such materials." Meanwhile, a surprise candidate for an Emmy this year is Britney Spears, who received rave reviews for her two cameo appearances on hit US TV show How I Met Your Mother. The troubled singer - who played scatty receptionist Abby in the programme - has reportedly been included in the official ballot by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. source
The whole Isaiah Washington T.R. Knight incident became an unwelcome distraction. We just think that Katherine Heigl who portrays Dr. Izzie Stephen's should be happy to be a working actress in Hollywood. Katherine stated during last year's acceptance speech that she has been in the business for 17 years. Does Katherine realize how lucky she is that she finally achieved success before she turned 30? Katherine doesn't remember she was getting irregular bad acting roles before Grey's Anatomy came along.
Watch Katherine Heigl's Emmy Win in 2007
Dear Katherine (Kate? Katie?),
So you’ve acted out once again (no pun intended!). You’ve withdrawn your name from Emmy eligibility, because, in your words, ''I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination.'' And now you’ve started a fight with the writers of Grey’s Anatomy. Their feelings are hurt, Katie: "It's an ungrateful slap in the face," one show insider told EW. You actually won the Emmy for supporting actress last year, which was really so lovely for you. So why, this year, are you so sure your material doesn’t even warrant a nomination? Let’s think.
Okay, Heigl, we agree that Izzie’s story lines have become increasingly marginal and unbelievable. Lately, everyone on the show seems to think that Izzie’s completely irritating. So do we! We actually groan aloud when your perky face appears onscreen! There’s a theory we have about this, Katherine, so listen closely. Have you ever thought that maybe the writers are incorporating your own personality into that of your character? Because we read a lot of women’s magazine and gossip sites, and we think we kind of know you at this point. And guess what? You’re totally annoying and self-righteous, just like Izzie!
Of course, we, too, were offended by Isaiah Washington. He called your
on- and-off-screen best friend, T.R. Knight, a faggot, and that’s just
uncalled for. You established yourself as Knight’s defender and kept
speaking to the press about how Washington should be fired. So we guess
that’s nice of you and all, but you really should have let your friend
fight his own battle. You ended up looking pretty darn priggish.
And then (and then!) you called your own hit movie, Knocked Up, “a little sexist.” You have a right to your opinion, and we might even agree with you. But you were Apatow’s first choice for that movie, you did it, you made lots of money, and it made you a certified movie star. What possessed you to bash it? Do you think you’re above the work that you do? It was a comedy, and you profited tremendously. You’re no Streep, honey, and even she does Abba with a smile.
Now we’re going to throw you a bone: We think you’re a talented comedic actress. That’s right, your timing is much better than most, and you have a goofy onscreen persona that combines nicely with your California-girl looks. Plus, My Father the Hero was one of our favorite movies growing up, so we’ll always have a soft spot for you, Heig-y. Though last week, in a dark moment, we watched 27 Dresses on demand. Now that was a case of writers messing up your material.
So please take our advice. Grey’s Anatomy is a soap opera. Get off your high horse, missy. You talk all about the integrity of the Academy? Ha! You know they’re giving an Emmy to a reality-TV show host this year, right? Stop pissing off your writers and directors and castmates. We want to like you, Katherine, really. Please stop making it so hard to do so.