WATCH: Sara Ramirez Talks Whitney Houston’s Influence

Grey’s Anatomy star Sara Ramirez stopped by ABC’s The View yesterday to discuss Thursday night’s upcoming crossover episode, which will include characters from the medical drama Private Practice. During her interview, the Mexican-American actress also touched on her reaction to Whitney Houston’s tragic death. “I grew up listening to her throughout my childhood…I would listen to her all the time and try to sound like her. She was so influential to me,” said Ramirez.

Sara Ramirez Is Engaged!

The talented Broadway star, which also plays a lesbian on-screen, spoke about gay rights and flashed her new engagement ring from long-term boyfriend Ryan Debolt. Check out her interview below and let us know what you think!