Washington Launches Image War

An old, largely forgotten battle reignites this morning.

Former Grey’s Anatomy actor Isaiah Washington, who left the show after calling costar TR Knight a “faggot,” has filed a complaint against ABC for using his picture in a recent episode of the popular show about doctors and their problems.

[Washington] claims the producers failed to get consent over the use of the picture.

His attorney, Peter Nelson, sent notices to ABC and SAG indicating the alleged inappropriate use of Washington’s image, the actor’s manager Howard Bragman said.

“They have the rights of the character to advance the story, but not the image,” he said, adding that what he expects out of this debacle is a “financial settlement.”

Of course he does…