On Friday, the show’s notable particular person took to Instagram to portion her emotions about how Karev’s storyline turned into once rounded out in the end of Thursday evening’s episode of the lengthy-running, ABC scientific drama. “Hiya here I plod once more,” Pompeo, 50, wrote in the caption that accompanied a video homage to Karev. “Thank YOU! You might perchance maybe presumably neatly be in reality doubtlessly the most efficient most passionate most loyal fans someone might perchance maybe ever inquire of for. Thanks to you we got to build up colossal tv… thanks to you we got to build up tv historical past! I reveal generally life is onerous and thank God it’s a ways because admire I repeat my youngsters… it reveals us what we are made …of how sturdy we in reality are and let’s face it… with out the lows there would be no dancing it out or celebrating this impossible ride we name life. Due to the our national fancy @therealdebbieallen and the writers for giving Alex Karev doubtlessly the most efficient send off.”
During the episode entitled “Toddle away the Light On,” it turned into once printed that Karev (Justin Chambers) — whose absence had been left unexplained for extra than one episodes to both the viewers and the characters — had reunited with his faded colossal admire Isobel Stevens (Katherine Heigl). Leaving his occupation, his “particular person” a.okay.a Meredith (Pompeo) and his better half (Camilla Luddington) late, the physician once-dubbed “Putrid Spawn” by his coworkers, wrote letters to his visitors to expose he had moved to a farm in Kansas to are living with Izzie and their two youngsters that he, till recently, did now no longer know existed. Sound kinda wild? Hundreds of fans idea so and expressed their opinions loudly on Twitter, nonetheless for Pompeo it turned into once the “simplest seemingly storyline.”
“Due to the @shondarhimes for increasing doubtlessly the most amazing character,” her Instagram post continues. “For me for my half for Karev to return to the initiating … turned into once doubtlessly the most efficient seemingly storyline. It’s miles going to pay homage to those impossible first years and the impossible solid … that created a basis so sturdy that the show is easy standing. So let’s now no longer be sad. As our bold leader DA frequently says let’s PULL UP and procure an supreme time the actors the writers and the aesthetic crew who accumulate this show reach to life per week. It’s now no longer in reality necessary what the command or how tired all of us are in spite of every thing … you withhold us going … That is worth dancing it out over! So noteworthy admire and gratitude to you all. Xo E.”
The Grey’s Anatomy writers had been faced with an reputedly-unimaginable assignment to jot down out one in all their common characters when Justin Chambers introduced his exit abet in January and printed he wouldn’t be returning to the sequence to movie a remaining scene, noteworthy less a remaining episode. “There’s no apt time to relate goodbye to a show and character that’s defined so noteworthy of my life for the past 15 years,” Chambers talked about in a statement. “For some time now, alternatively, I in reality procure hoped to diversify my acting roles and occupation picks. And, as I turn 50 and am blessed with my out of the ordinary, supportive better half and five unbelievable formative years, now’s that point.”
He added, “As I switch on from Grey’s Anatomy, I are attempting to thank the ABC family, Shonda Rimes, common solid participants Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson and James Pickens, and the rest of the amazing solid and crew, both past and latest, and, obviously, the fans for an extra special paddle.”
Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on ABC.