Grey's Anatomy star "did not like" Camilla Luddington after first meeting

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Grey's Anatomy star Jessica Capshaw has admitted she wasn't Camilla Luddington's biggest fan when they first met.

The pair worked together on the hit medical drama, which is streaming its 20th season on Disney+, but it took a while for them to break the ice.

Speaking on their podcast Call It What It Is, Capshaw (who played Arizona Robbins) revealed she unequivocally "did not like" Luddington (who plays Jo Wilson) when she joined the show.

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"When I first met you, I had maybe just had a baby and was coming back to work, and I was feeling very insecure about pretty much everything. When you are insecure you're sort of just not receptive to the world, and you sort of doubt everyone and everything around you but mostly yourself," explained Capshaw.

Capshaw said she wasn't feeling her "sharpest and bestest ever" and that seeing "some beautiful new woman coming to the show" made her question if they would get along.

This didn't seem like breaking news to Luddington, who added: "I just came in looking gorgeous, minding my own business. And then I realized kind of quickly that you didn't like me. Let's call it the burger truck incident of 2012."

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Luddington described how Shonda Rhimes had sent a burger truck for the cast and crew, which led to the actor posting a photo of it online. But not everyone was a fan of the image, as Capshaw appeared to be "inhaling" her food in the background.

"Jessica comes in and she's like, 'Who posted the picture?'" recalled Luddington. "I was new and terrified and this was Jessica Capshaw, and I was like, 'Okay, she full-on hates me.'"

"I didn't hate you, I don't hate. I disliked what you did," clarified her co-star.

The pair eventually became friends after being the only two to show up to a cast dinner. "Jessica and I were stuck on a date together at Katsuya, and then we just fell in love. And that was our first year working together," concluded Luddington.

Grey's Anatomy season 20 and Station 19's final season are airing on ABC in the US. Both shows stream on Disney+ in the UK.

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