‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Ellen Pompeo Robbed in Italy
By Leena Tailor
Ellen Pompeo took to Instagram on Friday to share how she had her purse snatched by a thief while on vacation in Italy.
“My purse was stolen from right under my nose!!” the Grey’s Anatomy vented, after thanking local police for their help in Italian. “I blame the rose!! But Grazia to whoever stole it for dropping it on the street exactly intact.”
“I was tracking my phone and chasing you down... had I caught you... it would not have ended well for you...” the 48-year-old actress continued. “I am nice but let’s not forget my heritage... NAPOLITANO.”
Adding several Italian phrases, the star, who is married to Chris Ivery, then asked followers to, “forgive my horrible Italian.”
"Cmon Ellen! You didn't hit up your boy for an Italian translation? Haha I'll be there in July and I'll be on the prowl for your boy, he don't stand a chance," he commented on her post. "Glad you are safe!"