Ellen Pompeo Tells the Bachelor EP "We Don't Attack Successful Women on Our Network" After Shady Tweet to Kelly Ripa

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Ellen Pompeo, Kelly Ripa

Ellen Pompeo, Kelly Ripa

Don't mess with Kelly Ripa and let Ellen Pompeo find out. The Grey's Anatomy star had a few things to say when The Bachelor's creator Mike Fleiss tried to diss the Live with Kelly and Ryan host.

What exactly caused things to pop off? On Tuesday, Ripa was discussing her dislike for the reality series with her co-host Ryan Seacrest when he revealed The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown would be a guest on their talk show on Thursday. 

Ripa stated,

I can’t stand the idea of 25 exceptional women fighting over one ordinary fella, in my opinion. You know how I feel, ladies, we are too special to be arguing over a guy.

Ouch! The All My Children alum got applause from the audience she cracked later on,

Having said that, all of you women watch that gross, gross show.

Tell us how you really feel Kelly! The showrunner of the ABC hit reality show wasn't thrilled by what Ripa said and replied on Twitter,

Say what? Pompeo didn't too kindly to what Fleiss had to say and fired back to him on Thursday,

Alright Ellen let him know! When asked what prompted her clapback the actress replied,