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#Grey's Anatomy Killed Love and Now You're In Mourning.


I'm not sure which post it was but I saw comments from a number of you crying about Greys. I wasn't sure what the fuss was about, I stopped watching Greys in Season 6 or 7. It's a pretty amazing show but I stopped because I found it a bit too depressing, I found myself crying at least twice in one episode, I decided I'd had enough. Don't get me wrong, it's not Greys, it's me. I'm just a bit too emotional and sensitive especially when visuals are involved. I didn't know who to ask but when I saw Myne Whitman's post titled How #GreysAnatomy Killed Love & Got Me Crying, I understood better. Here's what she wrote on her blog romancemeetslife


When bad things happen, they often blindside you. That was what Meredith Grey said the episode before last as she complained that she'd not heard from her husband Derek Shephard after he left to go wrap things up in DC and move back to Seattle for good. Since his jaunt to the capital, I've been scared that McDreamy was on his way out, but I still cried last night as we said a final goodbye.

ABC and Shonda Rhimes, have now put out statements confirming what I'd thought. ABC said,

"After 11 seasons on "Grey's Anatomy," Patrick Dempsey is moving on to pursue other interests. Dr. Derek Shepherd is an iconic character and we've been proud to be the home of "McDreamy" and the "Mer/Der" love story. The devotion of Grey's fans throughout the years has been a testament to the creative mind of Shonda Rhimes and Dempsey's talent. "McDreamy" will be greatly missed and we wish Patrick the very best in his future endeavors."

Shonda Rhimes, ever the writer, is already looking forward, saying;

"Derek Shepherd is and will always be an incredibly important character -- for Meredith, for me and for the fans. I absolutely never imagined saying goodbye to our "Mcdreamy". Patrick Dempsey's performance shaped Derek in a way that I know we both hope became a meaningful example -- happy, sad, romantic, painful and always true -- of what young women should demand from modern love. His loss will be felt by all. Now, Meredith and the entire Grey's Anatomy family are about to enter uncharted territory as we head into this new chapter of her life. The possibilities for what may come are endless. As Ellis Grey would say: the carousel never stops turning."

But I'll say that for me, the show will never be the same. They should just end it. I was so happy when Mer had the wish that she was joining Derek in the hospital bed. And then it was snatched away. Still I hoped he would wake up when they took him off life support. Like Derek said on the OR table, it was too late. This was how I felt when the previews for next week's episode rolled;



It's a good thing Atala actually watched this one with me, who knows, I would've otherwise have burst into loud ugly tears like in these tweets; 




The Grey's Anatomy account says Mer will be fine. But how can she? How can we? When they've just killed love. 





OK, I won't cry again, I won't! #GoodbyeDerek #SoLongMcDreamy #ThanksFor10YearsofMerDer


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Who else is feeling this way?

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  1. Not me.
    I guess I'll have to buy the whole collection till date to knw what the drama is all about...

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  2. the way kabuoy announced it yesterday was real funny..it was like..breaking news..Derek is dead..his death will affect us all..life is now meaningless for me and my sis..lol
    Greys Anatomy is an awesome show..no one mixes intense drama and humour like they do. Never cried watching it though, my secret? CTRL+FORWARD.. gotta skip those tear-jerking scenes mehn.. I'm a gangster 'round here *Godfather theme song plays in the background* cant be seen sobbing like no sissy..
    Frankly I'm indifferent about his death, if I could recover from Lexy's death, then I'm immune to all Shonda's stunts. heard he (Patrick Dempsey) was behaving like a 'diva' on set and shonda got fed up.

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    1. Lmao! My brother! It was shocking! When 007 died... I could take it... Izzy left... twas fine... Lexie and Sloan... I thought I would not survive it but Mer and Der helped me get through that... and then mer got pregnant. happy times!
      Do u know I can't watch the last episode of season 8(plane crash episode) without weeping! Lol.
      And now she had to take away Derek.... DEREK!!!
      I'm still hoping it's a very terrible dream and mer would soon wake up. :(
      This one people are already petitioning them to bring him back.*big smile*
      I'm just sick and tired of the roller coaster of emotions jor. *tired face*
      My own is that they should end it! Finish!

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  3. Pls my fellow bvs which website can I download series from. Help a sis whose hooked on the haves and the have nots. Michie girl

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    1. O2tvseries.com, mobiletvshows.net
      Mobtvseries.net, waptvseries.net

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  4. I never sat down fully to watch it ,I just peeped when my siblings watch
    My sister cried thou

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  5. I wept mehn! Like a baby... It felt like he died in real life. I just can't believe he died. Like Myne said, I hoped he would live, I thought it was like all the other twists and then Meredith took him off life support... Omo, the water works on Saturday morning was on another level. I'm so done with the series after this season. Shonda Rhimes has killed too many beautiful characters in this series starting from 007, then Burke, then Izzie, then Lexie and Mark (omo the tears when these ones died was something else) and now McDreamy. I don't know how they hope to play out the rest without Derek. They were like the perfect couple(Derek & Meredith) with all their imperfections and mumu fights. Now only about four people are left from the original cast.

    I hear Patrick Dempsey is going through a divorce with his wife of 16years, I think Shonda should have cut him some slack instead of firing him. She could have given him some time off instead of killing off his character.

    Now to Scandal... and I know she has started killing those ones too. Biko please recommend good series to replace these ones before my weekends become more boring than they are right now.

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  6. Errrm *scratches head* So the fuss was about a tv show? Waoh!

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    1. You don't understand Queen Spicey!!!

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