'Grey's Anatomy' Star Ellen Pompeo Slams Insensitive Media Coverage Of Kobe Bryant's Death

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Ellen Pompeo of 'Grey's Anatomy' shared a series of tweets slamming media coverage of Kobe Bryant's death. She called out on media houses covering the incident

Written By Shrishaila Bhandary | Mumbai | Updated On:

Ellen Pompeo, the lead actor of popular American television show Grey’s Anatomy which has been successfully running for sixteen seasons since its original season, took to her massive following on Twitter to call out the abrupt coverages of Kobe Bryant’s death.

Ellen Pompeo is known for speaking without any filters. This time, she slashed popular celebrity news and gossip media houses. Ellen Pompeo wrote elaborately on her Twitter, slamming insensitive coverage of Kobe Bryant's death. 

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According to Ellen, the families of Kobe Bryant, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester, Ara Zobayan, Sarah Chester, Christina Mauser had to learn about the death of their beloved through the reports in the media and social media. The officials had not reached out to the families but the media reports did. She said that it is sad and things were handled poorly after Sunday's sequence of events.

Here is the Twitter thread Ellen Pompeo shared:

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She further spoke about airlines having paparazzi onboard and called out airline employees who get paid for selling sensitive information. She raised concern over the unnamed flights that have people with cameras and report to the media. According to Ellen Pompeo, airlines and media houses need to understand the fine line between news and sensitive information.

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