‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Jackson Was So Terrible to Maggie That Even He Couldn’t Stand It

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Grey’s Anatomy is crammed with unhealthy relationships. From {couples} who break up solely to make up, to {couples} that solely appear to tear one another down, there are dozens of relationships that make viewers cringe. At the highest of the listing is Jackson and Maggie.

Fans on Reddit appear to imagine that the connection was doomed from the beginning, and as time would inform, they had been proper.

Who is Maggie Pierce?

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Maggie is virtually Grey’s Anatomy royalty since she is Richard Webber’s daughter. She didn’t know she was Webber’s daughter at first, however the truth that her father is the previous chief of surgical procedure positively impacts her position on the present. 

Things get a bit of extra difficult when followers realized she is the daughter of the late Ellen Grey, which makes her Meredith Grey’s youthful sister. Ellen Grey gave Maggie up for adoption, and Maggie needed to get the court docket data to seek out out who her start mom was.

Pierce has a candy character, and tends to focus extra on her profession than on relationships. It makes it harm all of the extra for followers after they see her in ache.

Who is Jackson Avery

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Jackson is the son of Catherine Fox, who marries Webber after his first spouse died. He’s the grandson of Harper Avery, who’s the namesake of the distinguished Harper Avery Award

Over the years, Jackson has had relationships with a number of of the main women on Grey’s Anatomy. He’s dated Lexie Grey, April Kepner, Maggie, and Stephanie Edwards. 

Fans have complained that Jackson appears to have modified over time. He went from a laid again chill man to a whiny entitled brat. Several followers have even gone as far as to recommend Jackson wants remedy earlier than he can develop as a personality.

It was doomed from the beginning

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Is chemistry sufficient? That’s the query that appeared to come up from Maggie and Jackson’s relationship. The couple appeared good sufficient on paper, if you happen to may get previous the truth that they’re step-siblings, however there have been so many issues that the chemistry started to appear extra like a curse.

Many followers criticized the couple for not being themselves. Maggie started to close down and never converse up for herself, whereas Jackson turned overbearing. 

Jackson couldn’t appear to simply accept Maggie for who she was, and was decided to vary her into his picture of the right lady. He additionally made it clear that he nonetheless had emotions for his ex, and appeared to count on Maggie to be OK with it.

Jackson additionally felt that he bought no respect from Maggie. The undeniable fact that she couldn’t get into tenting like he did felt extra like an excuse to interrupt up. Fans had been additionally fed up with the way in which he simply ghosted her, after which rubbed his new girlfriend in Maggie’s face.

A Reddit consumer said, “They both had their share of faults. Both of them weren’t ready to be in that committed relationship, or any relationship at all. There’s a lot they need to work on their own.”

Another Reddit consumer appeared to imagine that the writers pushed Jackson in a route that wasn’t pure for his character. It appeared very out of character for Jackson to behave the way in which he did in direction of Maggie. 

Very few Reddit customers appear to carry Maggie in charge, though some did appear to assume she wasn’t very invested within the relationship, and got here throughout as reluctant. If she had been extra vocal about what her wants had been, it will have been simpler for Jackson to satisfy them. Or stroll away.

One Reddit consumer summed up the complete relationship effectively when he said, “He was awful with her for a good portion of their short relationship and realized it and apologized for not having come to terms with it earlier. Even Jackson wasn’t on Jackson’s side.”

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