‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Will Meredith Grey and Andrew DeLuca Get Back Together in Season 17? Giacomo Gianniotti Opens Up About the Romance

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey and Giacomo Gianniotti as Andrew DeLuca on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 15

Buckle up, Grey’s Anatomy followers — the love triangle between Andrew DeLuca (Giacomo Gianniotti), Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), and Cormac “McWidow” Hayes (Richard Flood) is way from over. 

At the top of final season, viewers have been left questioning whether or not Meredith would find yourself with DeLuca or McWidow. Technically, DeLuca broke up with the final surgeon halfway by the cycle, and he or she began flirting with the newcomer. But even so, Meredith proved time and time once more she nonetheless cared for the surgical resident. 

Now, will Meredith and DeLuca get again collectively in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17? Recently, Gianniotti teased the couple’s storyline shifting ahead. And there’s lots to unfold when the ABC medical drama returns.

Meredith Grey and Andrew DeLuca didn’t find yourself collectively in “Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 16

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As talked about, Meredith and Andrew break up in Grey’s Anatomy Season 16. Throughout the season, the surgical resident struggled along with his psychological well being. Then when Meredith confronted her boyfriend about his habits, he ended the connection. 

“I don’t need this and I don’t need you,” he stated. “So we’re done.”

Just a few episodes later, Meredith advised DeLuca she nonetheless liked him, hinting issues weren’t actually over between the 2. However, the romance took a again seat to DeLuca’s psychological well being storyline. Then within the Grey’s Anatomy finale, DeLuca broke down in entrance of Meredith after saving Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.).

“I don’t know what’s going on,” DeLuca stated, crying as Meredith obtained him on his ft and introduced him residence.

Giacomo Gianniotti teases Meredith Grey and Andrew DeLuca’s storyline in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17

Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey and Giacomo Gianniotti as Andrew DeLuca on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 15
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey and Giacomo Gianniotti as Andrew DeLuca on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Eric McCandless through Getty Images

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In an interview with Entertainment Tonight printed in August 2020, Gianniotti revealed DeLuca’s psychological well being storyline will “continue to be explored” in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17. The actor additionally hinted his character will attempt to make amends with Meredith.

“I think this season will feature a lot of DeLuca trying to make up for his wrongs, things he said, things he did ’cause he’s unstable,” Gianniotti stated. “And Meredith, trying to reconcile that or not.”

That stated, McWidow will nonetheless be vying for Meredith’s coronary heart. Gianniotti instructed the brand new character is in it for the lengthy haul, as Flood was lately upped to a collection common.

“I think it’s something that we still are interested in,” Gianniotti stated. “We still want to play that. It’s fun to watch. That’s why they [promoted] him to series regular. So we could really have him around for a while and really tell that story — and not have to tell it in a short time. But have a season or so to tell that.”

Giacomo Gianniotti explains why Meredith Grey and Andrew DeLuca are match on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

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Still talking with Entertainment Tonight, Gianniotti delved deeper into the love triangle between McWidow, Meredith, and DeLuca on Grey’s Anatomy

“In the beginning… I think it was clear [DeLuca] was having a hard time getting his foot in the door in that triangle,” Gianniotti stated. “And by the end of it, because of DeLuca’s mental health, he really did not do any great favors for himself or for Meredith in terms of their relationship.”

The actor additionally identified this precipitated Flood’s character to seem “much more desirable and stable and more of a compatible partner.” Though it appears Gianniotti believes Meredith and Andrew might nonetheless make match in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17. 

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“They definitely have a great compatibility,” he stated. “I definitely think they have a lot of chemistry… I think of them as people who are opposites but you’re attracted because of that. You sort of complement each other or fill each other’s gaps.”

He continued, “They’re yin and yang in the sense that they’re in different places in their lives. They’ve had different experiences in their lives, and these are the things that complete each other. But I think that they have a good shot.”

Whether or not Meredith and DeLuca get again collectively when Grey’s Anatomy comes again for season 17, it looks as if the love triangle with McWidow received’t be resolved anytime quickly. So keep tuned. This one’s going to be fascinating.

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