Patrick Dempsey Seeks to Buy Seattle Coffee Company

Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey
 ABC

Dr. McDreamy sure loves his coffee.

Patrick Dempsey, who plays the handsome medical practitioner on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, is leading a group to buy Tully's Coffee, a Seattle-based coffee chain that recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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According to the Associated Press, the actor says he’s excited to help the company's 500-plus employees and give back to the city where his fictional doctor works and resides. He also tweeted his excitement:

 

 

Tully's has nearly 50 shops in California and Washington, and a number of franchised and licensed locations across the U.S. and overseas.

Any sale of the troubled coffee chain has to receive judicial approval. A bankruptcy hearing is set for early January in Seattle.

Grey's Anatomy is currently in the middle of its ninth season.

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