On January 10, it was announced that Grey’s Anatomy veteran Justin Chambers, who played Dr. Alex Karev, would be exiting the show after starring in 16 seasons. One day after the news broke, his costar Ellen Pompeo addressed his departure in a few words on Twitter.
Vanity Fair tweeted about the story, which declared, “#GreysAnatomy is about to feel one of its biggest losses yet,” and the Pompeo couldn’t agree more with their message.
“Truer words have never been spoken,” the 50-year-old actress responded, including a broken heart emoji. Grey’s Anatomy‘s mid-season premiere will air on January 23 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.
— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) January 11, 2020
Chambers’ final episode on Grey’s Anatomy aired on November 14, 2019.