Report: T.R. Knight Asked To Be Released ‘Grey's' Contract

A person with direct knowledge of the situation has confirmed that T.R. Knight has asked to be released from his contract with “Grey’s Anatomy.”

The actor, who plays Dr. George O’Malley, has asked to leave the ABC medical drama because he is unhappy with his storyline, the person said. Knight has three years left on his contract and the network has indicated it will release him, said the insider, who could not be identified because that person was not authorized to discuss negotiation details.

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An ABC representative declined comment.

Entertainment Weekly magazine first reported news of Knight’s request Tuesday in a posting at Writer Michael Ausiello quoted a person at ABC who was not identified as saying that the show and “Grey’s” creator Shonda Rhimes were prepared to let the 35-year-old actor go.

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