Despite what some followers might imagine, Ellen Pompeo views Alex Karev’s stunning revelation on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ because the ‘best possible’ technique to say goodbye to the beloved character.
Ellen Pompeo is coping with Justin Chambers‘ exit from Grey’s Anatomy the identical method Meredith Grey would: by dancing it out. The Grey’s star, 50, posted an necessary message to followers on Instagram after the March 5 episode that created shockwaves throughout the web, by which we lastly discover out what occurred to Alex Karev after Justin’s abrupt departure from the present in January. SPOILERS AHEAD: after weeks of radio silence from Alex, who informed his spouse, Jo Karev (Camilla Luddington) that he was visiting his sick mom and stopped answering his calls, the surgeon despatched letters to Jo, Meredith, and Bailey (Chandra Wilson) explaining all of it.
He left his life in Seattle behind after discovering out that his ex-wife, Izzie (Katherine Heigl), had given delivery to twins utilizing the embryos they froze in season 6. He’s been residing with the Izzie and the children on her farm in Kansas. Why he didn’t inform anybody about this — who is aware of. Grey’s doesn’t clarify why Alex wouldn’t inform his greatest good friend, not to mention his WIFE what was happening, ignoring their calls, merely sending them prolonged letters with weak apologies. While Meredith is shocked, however comfortable, Jo is clearly upset. He despatched her already signed divorce papers with the letter. Needless to say, the fan response to Alex’s sendoff was harsh. While some followers liked that Grey’s went again to its roots, others thought it was a weird technique to say goodbye to a personality they’ve identified for 16 seasons.
Ellen is firmly within the first camp. She posted a heartbreaking video to Instagram exhibiting Meredith and Alex’s greatest moments on the present collectively, and informed her followers to see the great in what occurred. “Hi here I go again… Thank YOU! You are truly the best, most passionate, most loyal fans anyone could ever ask for,” Ellen wrote. “Because of you, we acquired to make nice TV… due to you we acquired to make tv historical past! I say usually life is tough and thank God it’s as a result of like I inform my youngsters… it reveals us what we’re product of, how robust we actually are, and let’s face it… with out the lows there could be no dancing it out or celebrating this unimaginable expertise we name life. Thanks to our nationwide treasure @therealdebbieallen and the writers for giving Alex Karev the most effective ship off. Thanks to @shondarhimes for creating probably the most wonderful character. For me personally for Karev to return to the start was the absolute best storyline.
“It pays homage to those incredible first years and the incredible cast that created a foundation so strong that the show is still standing,” Ellen defined. “So let’s not be sad. As our fearless leader DA always says let’s PULL UP and celebrate the actors, the writers, and the fantastic crew who make this show come to life every week. No matter what the challenge or how tired we all are in the end, you keep us going… That is worth dancing it out over! So much love and gratitude to you all. Xo E”
When Justin introduced the unhappy information that he could be leaving the present after sixteen seasons to “diversify my acting roles and career choices,” Ellen responded to a tweet lamenting the Grey’s loss by tweeting, “Truer words have never been spoken.”