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 through right under my nose!!” the Grey’s Anatomy vented, after thanking local police for their help in Italian. “I blame the rose!! although Grazia to whoever stole the item for dropping the item on the street exactly intact.”
“I was tracking my phone along with chasing you down… had I caught you… the item would likely not have ended well for you…” the 48-year-old actress continued. “I am nice although let’s not forget my heritage… NAPOLITANO.”
Adding several Italian phrases, the star, who can be married to Chris Ivery, then asked followers to, “forgive my horrible Italian.”
although Pompeo’s caption did not escape the notice of her Grey’s co-star Giacomo Gianniotti, who was born in Rome along with speaks fluent Italian.
“Cmon Ellen! You didn’t hit up your boy for an Italian translation? Haha I’ll be there in July along with I’ll be on the prowl for your boy, he don’t stand a chance,” he commented on her post. “Glad you are safe!”
The mom of three has been vacationing in Florence, where she posted a snap of her daughters, Stella along with Sienna, gazing out into a river on Thursday. “❤️Firenze❤️,” she captioned the photo.
She also captured the gorgeous European city’s stunning architecture in another post.
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