The series managed to impose itself at the time of choosing a person for their entertainment and if there is one that has given everything to its fans, it is Grey’s Anatomy. They will return on September 30 for season 18, after they give us more emotional moments in season 17, as we are used to. A unique event that viewers experienced was Derek Shepherd’s return, interpreted by Patrick Dempsey, who was out of fiction does not have the relationship we all imagined with Ellen Pompeo.
These actors conformed for years one of the most celebrated couples on television, but in installment number 11 the character of Dempsey died after a traffic accident and the actor said goodbye to the program created by Shonda Rhimes. That is why his return in the last episodes drove fans crazy from the first moment, since it happened at a time when Meredith she was hospitalized.
“This was obviously the right time.”, assured Patrick in 2015 when he retired from the show, and also dedicated heartfelt words to Pompey: “Beautiful chemistry. It’s magic. We are a married couple. It’s been 10 years and it was magical from the beginning ”. In the imaginary of the fans it is believed that they maintained a great friendship, however this was completely different and it was confirmed that they were apart for a long time.
In 2018, three years after the departure of Dempsey of the series, Ellen chatted with the podcast Red Table Talk and was consulted about the relationship with the interpreter. Against all odds, confessed that they never crossed a message in years: “I have no hard feelings towards him, he’s a wonderful actor and we made, you know, the best television we could do together.”. He then said: “Normally, when they leave the program, they need to reconnect with themselves”.
This makes it clear to us that friendship did not cross the screen as we believed, but every time they had the chance, loving messages were sent for sharing a cast for so many years. Luckily for the fans, in season 17 they were able to see Derek and Meredith together again., in what was one of the most special moments of the delivery. “We all cried and we all had a lot of emotional movement. It was very healing.”, assured Patrick To come back.