Actor Patrick Dempsey outbid six other rivals including coffee giant Starbucks – which he called “the green monster” – to become owner of Seattle coffee chain Tully’s.
Actor Patrick Dempsey outbid Starbucks to buy coffee chain Tully's. ©AFP/GABRIEL BOUYS
Dempsey, best known among TV audiences for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd or 'McDreamy’ on the US show “Grey’s Anatomy,” brought the chain out of bankruptcy with a $9.15 million bid through his company Global Baristas.
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