Sandra Oh Reveals Why She Fought With 'Grey's Anatomy' Writers and Shonda Rhimes

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During her 10 seasons on "Grey's Anatomy," Sandra Oh was so deeply invested in playing Dr. Cristina Yang, she'd often get into heated debates with the writers about her character. In an interview with Variety's Actors on Actors issue, Oh spoke to Kerry Washington -- who starred
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During her 10 seasons on "Grey's Anatomy," Sandra Oh was so deeply invested in playing Dr. Cristina Yang, she'd often get into heated debates with the writers about her character.

In an interview with Variety's Actors on Actors issue, Oh spoke to Kerry Washington — who starred in "Scandal" — about what it was like going "to-to-toe" with Shonda Rhimes, who created both shows.

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"I spent a lot of time with writers, and television is all about your relationship with the writer," Oh said. "What I was able to get from 'Grey's' is to have the responsibility and the relationship with the writer to be able to direct where she's going. If something kind of came up which was like, 'That is completely wrong,' I would go toe-to-toe with Shonda and a lot of the writers, which has been challenging. But I think ultimately, for the entire product and our relationship, if you're fighting for the show, if you're fighting for your character, people can tell that."

Oh, who is now starring on "Killing Eve," recalled a story line in Season 3 of "Grey's" when Cristina was going to marry Preston Burke…
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