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Even so, the 43-year-old Grey's Anatomy star stands by her belief that this year's show was "disappointing" and "lacked diversity." During a Sept. 23 appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, Pompeo said her quotes were made "off the record" and said her team was investigating the matter.
Speaking to the Associated Press earlier that day, Pompeo said, "I didn't see any diversity in the Emmys at all. The Emmys felt so dated to me. That dance number was embarrassing. Did you see one person of color in that dance number?"