Ellen Pompeo re-ups on her Grey's Anatomy contract, plans to ride this gurney till the wheels fall off

Ellen Pompeo: 'It's Amazing How Much You Get Done Without' Patrick Dempsey
Ellen Pompeo: 'It's Amazing How Much You Get Done Without' Patrick Dempsey

But really, when Shonda Rhimes finally kills off Meredith, it's going to be truly epic. According to Entertainment Weekly, Ellen Pompeo has signed a new deal to extend her contract with Grey's Anatomy. Though they didn't offer the particulars, EW also noted that the parameters of her new agreement now make Pompeo "one of the highest paid actresses on the small screen." Wow, can you even imagine what sort of miserable things Meredith Grey has yet to go through on this show? No, seriously, try to imagine it. It's impossible. Are they just going to start repeating ferry accidents?

Grey's Anatomy through the years: