Ellen Pompeo Says an Emotional Goodbye to 'Grey's Anatomy' After 19 Seasons

Ellen Pompeo Says an Emotional Goodbye to Grey'sMike Rosenthal - Getty Images

After weeks of speculation, Ellen Pompeo confirmed she's leaving Grey's Anatomy after 19 seasons—but she still has one more episode left.

"I am eternally grateful and humbled by the love and support you have all shown me, Meredith GREY and the show for 19 seasons!" Ellen said. "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!!"

She continued, "I love you madly and appreciate you right back," going on to add "This isn’t your first time on the rollercoaster… you know the show must go on and I’ll definitely be back to visit. With a lot of love and immense gratitude XoE 🙏🏼❤️."

Meanwhile, Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes also hit Instagram, writing, "What a wild ride these past 19 seasons have been. None of it could have been possible without the incomparable @ellenpompeo, the one and only Meredith Grey. In true #greysanatomy fashion…this isn’t a goodbye, it’s a see ya later! Can’t wait to see what’s in store for Ellen, Meredith and Grey Sloan Memorial."

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