Why did alex karev leave?

Asked by: Mason Phillips  |  Last update: 13 July 2021
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In the episode, titled “Leave a Light On,” Karev sends four handwritten letters — to his wife and hospital colleague, Jo (Camilla Luddington); Meredith; Bailey; and Webber. He explains that he has left Jo for his old flame, Izzie Stevens (played by original cast member Katherine Heigl).

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Also, How did Alex Karev leave GREY's?

How did Alex Karev leave Grey's Anatomy? ... This was after Alex had refused to resume their marriage and he moved on, marrying Jo Wilson (Camilla Luddington). Fans were shocked to find out in the latest episode Alex, who was last seen leaving Seattle, had got back together with Izzie after 10 years apart.

People also ask, Did Alex Karev leave GREY's Anatomy for good?. Alex Karev has officially left the building. After 16 years and just as many seasons on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, the fate of the character played by fan-favorite Justin Chambers was revealed during Thursday's episode. ... At the end of the day, Alex is alive and living in Kansas with his former wife, Izzie Stevens.

Likewise, people ask, What happened to Alex Karev as a child?

Alex went to meet his children, and as Izzie was living as a single mother (and working as a surgical oncologist), he decided to live with them and make sure the kids didn't grow up like he did (in a broken home, without a father), while also admitting that he had always loved Izzie.

Do Jo and Alex get divorced?

Following her estranged husband's death, she married Alex Karev until he left her for his ex-wife, Izzie. She is now the mother of Luna Ashton.

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What happens to Cristina Yang?

Cristina bid farewell to her Grey's Anatomy family during the season 10 finale, after more than 200 episodes on the show. She moves to Zurich, Switzerland, where she takes over Preston Burke's (Isaiah Washington) facility as director of cardiothoracic surgery.

Does Izzie and Alex have a baby?

In season 16, Alex explains in a series of lengthy letters to Meredith, Jo, and Bailey (recited via voiceover by Justin Chambers, who did not actually appear in the episode), that he had recently reconnected with Izzie and learned that she, after leaving Seattle, had secretly given birth to their twins, Alexis and Eli.

Does Jo tell Alex she is pregnant?

To fit their last-minute Halloween wedding, Jo was dressed like a corpse bride and Alex wore vampire fangs. The biggest shocker was when Jo revealed she was pregnant at the altar to freak out Alex— until she spilled the truth. Alex was having a scary day at Pacific Northwest.

Does Alex Karev have a baby?

It turns out they did. They have twins who are five — Eli and Alexis — and he says they are “hilarious.” He went there after Meredith's trial and never came back. The kids both want to be doctors.

Does Alex and Meredith hook up?

Right now, at least with Season 16, that apparently isn't in the cards so much. As far as relationships go, "love" as we know it has yet to officially blossom between Meredith and Alex. As things currently stand, Alex is actually in a relationship with girlfriend Jo Wilson.

Did Addison go to Derek's funeral?

Since Grey's Anatomy is in the off-season, many fans are rewatching past seasons. One question that comes up often is why Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) and Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh) didn't attend Derek Shepherd's (Patrick Dempsey) funeral on the show.

Does Owen end up with Christina?

Cristina is working at Mayo Clinic and Owen in Seattle but she returns. ... He later shows that he is still in love with her and only asked for a divorce so Cristina and the others involved in the plane crash get the money. Cristina and Owen reconcile in episode 9 before Bailey's wedding.

Does Christina Yang have a baby?

It appears Cristina is not pregnant and the baby is just a figment of her imagination. ... Though it was Jo and Stephanie who found the baby, Cristina takes over from them and names the baby Oscar. When Cristina first became pregnant after a sexual encounter with Burke, she did not seem too attached to her pregnancy.

Do Karev and Jo have babies?

Echoing Meredith's baby-snatching shenanigans in season eight, Jo Karev has now taken a baby after working as a safe haven volunteer at Station 19. ... Alex was down to have a baby with Jo, but they both decided that it wasn't time for them yet.

Does Jo adopt the baby?

By the end of the Season 17 finale, Jo had finally adopted Luna. The Season 17 finale of Grey's Anatomy was quite a whirlwind.

Does Jo tell Alex shes married?

In the thirteenth-season episode "You Haven't Done Nothin'", Jo tells Alex the day before his trial with DeLuca that she is already married.