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We love it when an actress defies standard gender roles on-screen, and as Katherine Heigl (Izzie Stevens) proved recently, it’s just as exciting when she does it in her personal life.

According to the National Enquirer, the former Grey's Anatomy star was having lunch with director Jon Favreau at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, where they were reportedly discussing a new project. When the check arrived, the two began an epic battle over who would pay for lunch.

According to a spy at the restaurant, “When the waiter brought the bill, Jon tried to grab it — but high-handed Heigl ripped it right out of his paw and shouted, ‘It’s on me!’” When Jon grabbed it back, Katherine reportedly lunged for the check again so vehemently that she “knocked over a glass full of water.”

So who won the war?

Eventually, “Favreau relented,” and Katherine was permitted to pay for lunch. Albeit, with a “soaking wet check.”

Has a discussion about who’s paying for dinner ever sounded so glamorous?

Catch the next new episode of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: National Enquirer

Molly Friedman is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @MollyFriedman.

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