As Us Weekly previously reported, Ramirez, 40, left the ABC medical drama after 10 years of playing Dr. “I’m deeply grateful to have spent the last 10 years with my family at Grey’s Anatomy and ABC, but for now I’m taking some welcome time off,” she said in a statement to Us.“Shonda’s been incredible to work for, and we will definitely continue our conversations!"There’s something that I really, really love about a quasi or demi-forbidden relationship, and we have the makings of that," she said of the friction between their characters."Arizona is in a tricky position, because here comes the first woman in a while that makes her feel a certain way, feel flirted with and excited and feel flirty back, but also sort of pisses her off.Where she said: "Because of the intersections that exist in my own life: Woman, multi-racial woman, a woman of color, queer, bisexual, Mexican-Irish American, immigrant, and raised by families heavily rooted in Catholicism on both my Mexican & Irish sides," she said."I am deeply invested in projects that allow our youth's voices to be heard, and that support our youth in owning their own complex narratives so that we can show up for them in the ways they need us to." The Grey's Anatomy star who portrayed the character of Callie Torres, a bisexual doctor in the screen had hitched with her girlfriend, Jessica Capshaw (Arizona) Caption: Sara with her on-screen partner Arizona in Grey's Anatomy (2010).“There’s a whole list of things you could worry about. Ramirez, noting that she receives hate mail for playing a lesbian on TV and openly supporting gay rights, also touched on the upcoming made popular during its first three seasons and tying them into the story telling, which will have much to do with Callie and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) and Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) and Derek (Patrick Dempsey),” she said, noting that she’ll be singing a few songs in the episode. “One of the things I’m clear about is how sexy I feel,” she said.
I think the thing that’s really interesting and different, and creates a different starting point for Eliza and Arizona, is that when Callie and Arizona met, Callie wasn’t even actually completely knowing that she was interested in being in a relationship like that...magazine gives us a few new reasons to adore her, starting with the cover.In the article, Ramirez opens up about her lifetime of body issues and subsequent battle with depression following the death of her “gay husband,” Al D.I think there’s something kind of different and exciting about that, because they’re starting from a point that there’s no deficit, there’s no wishy-washiness."We can't wait to see how it all pans out. Shonda Rhimes addressed Sara Ramirez’s shocking departure from Grey’s Anatomy over the weekend — and she claims that she didn’t know the actress was leaving until a few days before the public found out.Rodriguez, whom she refers to in very -speak as her “person.”“For about 10 or 11 years, up until he died, he opened my eyes up to accepting myself and loving myself,” she says. In all kinds of ways, I used to be really, really hard on myself.” But it was Rodriguez — and later a grief counselor following his death — who helped her push through.