'Ecstatic' Pompeo Expecting

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Apr 20, 2009 4:17 AM CDT
Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo play another angst-ridden love scene in 'Grey's Anatomy.'   (AP Photo/ABC, Eric McCandless)
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(Newser) – Tormented Dr. Meredith Grey of Grey's Anatomy will be heading to the hospital for real soon when actress Ellen Pompeo delivers her first baby, reports People. Pompeo, 39, and hubby Chris Ivery, 41, are said to be "ecstatic" about the pregnancy. "It's great news," said their spokeswoman. Chyler Leigh, who plays Pompeo's little sister on Grey's, is about to pop out her third baby.