is "saddened by the outcome" of events started last fall that led to him being
. Echoing that which
his rep told Ausiello
last Friday, Washington tells
, "I did everything that the producers and the network asked me to do.... I thought that was going to speak for my future at
, but apparently that wasn't the same vision [they] had for me."
Washington doesn't shed light on
' personal take on the sitch - "You have to understand that she's at the helm of one of the top-rated scripted shows" - nor does he say where things stand with him and
, instead saying, "You have to ask T.R. that."
As for how this scrape might impact his career, he says, "I have to go about the business of letting people know what's written about me is not the truth.... It's a horrible misunderstanding what transpired with our show, and it was blown out of proportion. If the naysayers out there feel that some justice has been served and they're happy with the outcome, so be it."
That said, he confirms that one network in particular is "very interested" in working with him, though it's probably not Logo. (Yep, stole that joke from someone on Ausiello's blog.)