23 O Talks Insights That Will Feed Your Soul
Oprah: When you created McDreamy on Grey's Anatomy, who did you imagine him to be?
Shonda Rhimes: In some ways, he's a man who doesn't exist. In the first eight episodes, he seems like a perfect guy who's into Meredith—and the audience falls in love with him. But then it is revealed that he has a huge flaw: He has a wife. Isn't that the way it often happens in life? You get hooked before you discover the truth?
Read the full interview from the December 2006 issue.