Meredith Grey, the beloved character played by actress Ellen Pompeo on the hit medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy,” is set to depart the show after 19 seasons.
Pompeo announced her departure in a statement, expressing gratitude for her time on the show and her admiration for the cast and crew. She also expressed her excitement for what the future holds.
“Grey’s Anatomy” has been a mainstay on television since its debut in 2005, and has become a cultural touchstone for fans all over the world. Pompeo’s portrayal of Dr. Grey has been a central part of the show’s success, and her departure is sure to be felt by fans and the show’s creative team alike.
Despite Pompeo’s departure, “Grey’s Anatomy” is expected to continue production for at least one more season, with a focus on the show’s ensemble cast of characters and the medical cases they encounter.
The departure of a central character like Meredith Grey is always a significant moment for a long-running television series, but fans will no doubt be eager to see how the show continues to evolve and captivate audiences in the seasons to come.