‘Grey’s Anatomy’: 3 Love Confessions Fans Will Never Forget

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sarah Drew as April Kepner and Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery on

Say what you need, however Grey’s Anatomy is a champion at romance. Over the previous 16 seasons — and counting — the ABC medical drama has delivered plenty of jaw-dropping speeches that really moved our hearts. And whereas everyone knows relationships at Grey Sloan Memorial — or is it Seattle Grace Mercy Death — by no means actually final a lifetime, the beginning of each sophisticated love affair was all the time price watching. So listed here are a few of the greatest confessions from Grey’s Anatomy

Jackson Avery stops April Kepner’s wedding ceremony

Sarah Drew as April Kepner and Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery on 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 10
Sarah Drew as April Kepner and Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Eric McCandless/Walt Disney Television through Getty Image

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In all honesty, Grey’s Anatomy made it tough to hate Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) and April Kepner (Sarah Drew) firstly of their relationship. The pair slowly grew to become greatest buddies. But after sleeping collectively proper earlier than their boards, viewers noticed the couple’s spark.

Nevertheless, April and Jackson couldn’t make issues work. So they went their separate methods and April discovered Matthew Taylor (Justin Bruening). Then the brand new couple obtained engaged and it appeared they might obtain their fortunately ever after. But every little thing modified on the day of April and Matthew’s wedding ceremony.

Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery and Sarah Drew as April Kepner on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" - Season TenJesse Williams as Jackson Avery and Sarah Drew as April Kepner on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" - Season Ten
Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery and Sarah Drew as April Kepner on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Kelsey McNeal/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

In the center of the ceremony stuffed with household and buddies, Jackson obtained up and confessed to April. “I love you, April, I always have,” he stated. “I love everything about you. Even the things I don’t like, I love. And I want you with me. I love you and I think that you love me, too.”

Of course, the speech left everybody in shock, from April to Grey’s Anatomy audiences at residence. But within the subsequent episode, April held onto the crimson string of destiny and ran away with Jackson.

Lexie Grey is contaminated by Mark Sloan

Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey and Eric Dane as Mark Sloan on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" - Season SevenChyler Leigh as Lexie Grey and Eric Dane as Mark Sloan on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" - Season Seven
Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey and Eric Dane as Mark Sloan on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Adam Taylor/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

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The love story between Mark Sloan (Eric Dane) and Lexie Grey (Chyler Leigh) is presumably one of the heartbreaking tales on Grey’s Anatomy. Throughout their relationship, Lexie and Mark have been by no means on the identical web page. The pair obtained collectively and broke up when issues began to get sophisticated. But in Grey’s Anatomy Season 8 Episode 21 — titled “Moment of Truth,” Lexie lastly admitted she was nonetheless in love with Mark. 

At the top of the episode, Lexie broke down in entrance of Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey). She defined how a lot she missed Mark, however she wasn’t in a position to convey how she actually felt to him. “I try to tell him that I still love him,” Lexie stated. “But I open my mouth and nothing comes out. And everything is terrible.”

Eric Dane as Mark Sloan and Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Randy Holmes/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

Nevertheless, Lexie was in a position to correctly confess to Mark within the subsequent episode titled “Let the Bad Times Roll.”

“I love you,” Lexie stated. “Oh, oh my god. That just came flying out of my face… I love you. I did it again, I love you, I do. And I have been trying not to say it. I have been trying so hard to just mash it down and ignore it and not say it.”

Lexi later added, “I’m so in love with you. And you’re in me. It’s like you’re a disease. It’s like I’m infected by Mask Sloan and I just can’t think about anything or anybody. And I can’t sleep, I can’t breathe, I can’t eat. And I love you… all the time. Every minute of every day. And I love you.”

Lexie’s confession was like a cathartic launch. However, Mark’s girlfriend, Julia Canner (Holley Fain), out of the blue confirmed up earlier than he might reply. This left Grey’s Anatomy followers and Lexie devastated. Then by the point Mark responded, it was too late. Two episodes later, Lexie died within the airplane crash. Then Mark succumbed to his accidents shortly after.

Meredith Grey tells Derek Shepherd to select her, select her, love her

Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd and Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on GREY S ANATOMYPatrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd and Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on GREY S ANATOMY
Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd and Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Vivian Zink/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

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If there’s one quote Grey’s Anatomy followers will bear in mind for the remainder of their lives — apart from “push one of epi” — it’s Meredith Grey’s (Ellen Pompeo) speech to Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) in season 2. 

In the primary season finale, Meredith came upon Derek was nonetheless married to Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh). So within the sophomore season, McDreamy needed to make a alternative — his spouse or the intern. Then Meredith put her coronary heart on the road and declared her love for Derek.

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She stated:

I’m not out of this relationship. I’m so in, it’s humiliating as a result of right here I’m, begging … Your alternative? It’s easy. Her or me. And I’m certain she’s actually nice. But Derek, I like you. In a extremely, actually large — faux to love your style in music, allow you to eat the final piece of cheesecake, maintain a radio over my head outdoors your window, unlucky approach that makes me hate you — love you. So decide me. Choose me. Love me.

Meredith advised Derek to fulfill her at Joe’s bar. Then he by no means confirmed. But after all, everyone knows how MerDer’s relationship ended. And admittingly, Meredith begging Derek to be together with her isn’t precisely one of the romantic speeches of all time. Pompeo even referred to as out the road in a latest interview. 

“To me, that’s not empowering,” Pompeo advised Variety in April 2020. 

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