Grey’s Anatomy-season 16 : the reasons for the departure of Alex is revealed in episode 16

Grey's Anatomy saison 16 : les raisons du départ d'Alex dévoilées dans l'épisode 16

Grey’s Anatomy-season 16 : the reasons for the departure of Alex is revealed in episode 16

It’s over for Alex Karev. In January, Justin Chambers announced her departure from Grey’s Anatomy after 16 seasons. Since that time, we wondered how the series would explained the departure of the doctor and it was finally the answer, thanks to episode 16. Discover what end was reserved for the character since the very first episode of the series. Warning, this article contains spoilers.

The departures are linked and are not alike in Grey’s Anatomy ! Over the seasons, we had the right to departures tragic, as with Patrick Dempsey (Derek), Chyler Leigh (Lexie) or T. R. Knight (George), but also of departures, more optimistic, such as with Sandra Oh (Cristina). But the fans of the series medical have also experienced departures surprises as well as Sara Ramirez (Callie)… and Justin Chambers. At the beginning of the month of January, the latter announced to quit Grey’s Anatomy after 16 seasons to pursue other projects. Except that instead of preparing for his departure in the best conditions, we learned that the last scene with Alex had already been circulated.

Alex this but not really

If it was feared that Grey’s Anatomy only ships to the departure of Alex, it has not been the case. Alex is right in the heart of this episode 16, although it does not appear in flesh and bone in an unseen scene. As it was announced, Justin Chambers, therefore, has not taken over his role, but was still very present via flashbacks (which make up virtually the entirety of the episode). The opportunity to review the highlights of the doctor with the seasons. It is via a voice-over recorded by Justin Chambers as the departure of Alex has been explained. And it alerts you immediately, it will not appeal to everyone.

The departure of Alex explained

Then, how Alex has he left the series ? While Meredith (Ellen Pump ), Jo (Camilla Luddington) and Bailey (Chandra Wilson) reçevaient letters, we learned through the voice-off as Alex re-engaged Izzie (Katherine Heigl) at the trial of Meredith. He then learned that his ex had twins, a boy and a girl called Alexis and Eli, age 5 years. Alex decided to leave Seattle, his job, and Jo for looking after his family in Kansas.

Grey's Anatomy saison 16 : les raisons du départ d'Alex dévoilées dans l'épisode 16

Grey’s Anatomy-season 16 : the twins Alex and Izzie in episode 16

Fans of the couple, Jo/Alex are obviously going to have a broken heart : Alex explained to his wife that he was still in love with Izzie, who has become oncologist. Alex asked for divorce, giving him all his possessions and his shares of the hospital. An end that should be a source of debate among fans of the series.

This last episode with Alex was in any case full of nostalgia and paid homage to the actors and characters since the beginning of the series : Meredith, Bailey and Richard (James Pickens Jr), while reserving for farewell strong to Alex.

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