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As most Grey's Anatomy fans know, the inimitable Loretta Devine is nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress at the 2012 Emmys (airing September 23, 2012 on ABC).

Loretta took home the gold statue at last year’s Emmys, but in a new interview with Gold Derby, the experienced actress reveals that she nearly passed out when her name was announced.

Also in the interview (which you can view in its entirety below), Loretta discusses how she works with James Pickens Jr. (Richard Webber), and it almost sounds like they’re a devoted, loving couple in real life too! “The person I spend the most time talking with is Jim Pickens because we are the two characters that sort of work together. I always say it's like butter working with Jim because we don't even rehearse. Whatever we bring to it is sort of an energy that is innate.”

Check out the beautiful Loretta in the video below.

Credit: Gold Derby Photo: Loretta Devine Confesses: I Almost Passed Out at the Emmys Last Year! (VIDEO)

Grey’s Anatomy Season 9 will premiere on Thursday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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

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