Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital simply gained’t be the identical with out Meredith Gray.
Pompeo’s notice to followers comes only one week after the drama’s fall finale, which marked the actor’s remaining official episode as Gray, the intern-turned-head of basic surgical procedure.
“I’m eternally grateful and humbled by the love and assist you have got all proven me, Meredith GREY and the present for 19 seasons!,” Pompeo, 53, wrote.
Pompeo stated the making of Gray’s Anatomy would by no means have been potential with out “the perfect followers on the planet.”
“I like you madly and admire you proper again,” she wrote to followers. “This isn’t your first time on the rollercoaster… you understand the present should go on.”
Pompeo hinted that viewers could even see Meredith Gray once more sooner or later. She stated she would “undoubtedly be again to go to” the Gray’s Anatomy hospital.
Information of Pompeo’s departure from the TV present was introduced in August. She reportedly left the manufacturing to pursue different alternatives, together with a Hulu restricted collection adaption of the 2009 psychological thriller Orphan.
Her Gray’s Anatomy character has been positioned for a potential visitor look return sooner or later. The autumn finale noticed Gray depart Seattle for Boston, the place she accepted a brand new job to analysis Alzheimer’s illness.
Gray’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes additionally shared a sentimental submit about Pompeo to Instagram on Thursday.
“What a wild experience these previous 19 seasons have been,” Rhimes, 52, wrote. “None of it might have been potential with out the incomparable @ellenpompeo, the one and solely Meredith Gray.”
“This isn’t a goodbye, it’s a see ya later!” Rhimes confirmed.
On social media, Pompeo’s submit has triggered a wave of upset amongst Gray’s Anatomy followers. Many viewers reminisced in regards to the present’s infancy and questioned how the drama would proceed with out Pompeo.
Gray’s Anatomy will return on Feb. 23, 2023.
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