shonda rhimes & katherine heigl

Shonda Rhimes & Katherine Heigl

*Just ask Katherine Heigl.

She quit being the character Izzy on “Grey’s Anatomy” years ago (her final episode aired Jan 21, 2010), and she is just now resurfacing on TV with her new NBC series, ” State of Affairs.”

But the wrath of Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the long-running show, who has made her negative feelings about Heigl public in interviews, is still following the actress.

A lot of times, when stars leave a hit show like a “Grey’s Anatomy,” without being fired, its because they either got a new series or want to try their hand at film. But Heigl’s absence from TV and film immediately following her resignation from the show (which her colleague,  Ellen Pompeo said was due to “hurt feelings” and money) appeared to be the first sign that Rhimes had been left with a bad taste in her mouth. And it didn’t help when rumors began to surface claiming the actress was a “Diva” and less than pleasant to work with.

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