It became an urban legend before lunch on Thursday then spread across the Internet like flames on an oil slick.
Ellen Pompeo, the actress whose body is seemingly perfect, has a strange deformity: one extra toe on each foot. How odd, right?
But alas, Pompeo has only 10 toes -- like most of us.
A photo, taken of Pompeo while walking around a Los Angeles neighborhood, seemed to indicate the Gray's Anatomy star had six toes on each foot. But it turns out -- according to Pompeo's denial -- it's all just an optical illusion.
And, other than her podiatrist, who would know better than Pompeo about her own feet?