Meredith Gray is saying goodbye to Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital when “Grey’s Anatomy” returns in February, however Ellen Pompeo has already began the farewell parade.
On Thursday, one week after the present aired its fiery fall finale, Pompeo took to Instagram to pen an emotional observe to viewers.
“I am eternally grateful and humbled by the love and support you have all shown me, Meredith GREY and the show for 19 seasons,” the star wrote. “Through it all….none of it …would have been possible without the best fans in the world. You all are RIDERS and you all have made the ride so fun and ICONIC!!”
The lovefest for Pompeo started final week, when a promo for the present’s February return teased an episode through which Meredith will depart Seattle for a brand new begin in Boston.
Information that Pompeo would have a restricted position within the present season was first reported in August.
“I love you madly and appreciate you right back,” Pompeo added in her submit this week. “This isn’t your first time on the rollercoaster… you know the show must go on and I’ll definitely be back to visit.”
Within the fall finale of the collection, presently in its nineteenth season, Meredith’s life actually went up in flames, as the home handed all the way down to her by her mom, a staple location of the collection because the first season, was broken in a hearth.
“Grey’s Anatomy” returns February 23.