Ex-Grey's star says she might be done with the show
Sarah Drew has admitted that she may not be returning to Grey's Anatomy, saying that she has said "goodbye" to Dr April Kepner.
Earlier this month, showrunner Krista Vernoff said that the "doors are open" for a return in the future, but Drew shared that she had to let go of the character to move on.
"I'll never say never, because they are my family," she told Entertainment Tonight. "I still love everyone over there. I love that community, and I still have such an incredible space in my heart for everyone over there.
"But I really do feel like, because of how it went down, I really had to part ways with April. I just had to. There was no way for me to live in a space of possibility of her returning and also be healthy in my letting go of all of it, so I really have said goodbye to her.
"I think saying hello again would be hard. But again, I'll never say never."
Vernoff had previously said: "I'm not promising anything for this season. But at Shondaland, those doors are open."
Drew recently said that she has had to stop watching Grey's Anatomy because it was too painful for her.
"I haven't been watching. You know, it's a little painful to kind of go and watch your family move on without you," she commented.
"I wish everybody the best and I know they're having a wonderful time."
Grey's Anatomy airs on ABC in the US, and on Sky Witness and NOW TV in the UK.
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