Katherine Heigl Not Leaving Grey's

Entertainment Jun. 19, 2009 AT 10:41AM
Katherine Heigl Credit: ABC/RANDY HOLMES

Katherine Heigl isn't leaving Grey's Anatomy, a source tells Usmagazine.com. "Katie will still be on Grey's next season," a source tells Us.

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Heigl's rep tells Us: "I am unable to comment."

In February, her costar James Pickens Jr. told Us both Heigl and T.R Knight were leaving the ABC medical drama.

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While Knight is off the show, as confirmed to Us by former costar Melissa George yesterday, Heigl negotiated her contract to stay.

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Both characters' fates were up in the air on last season's finale. Knight's George O'Malley was hit by a bus, while Heigl, who plays Izzie Stevens, underwent a risky brain surgery to battle cancer.

In the show's final moments, they were both unconscious.

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