"I got a call from a former castmate, giving me a heads up back in May (10), saying that you might end up coming back in October of last year, but I heard there was something between the producers and the network... I think they got a little nervous about (the) media and the call never happened." Actor Isaiah Washington on rumours he's set to return to TV medical drama Grey's Anatomy. He was fired after infamously using a gay slur during a heated exchanged with Patrick Dempsey on the set.