Throughout a plotline on Thursday’s two-hour crossover episode with “Station 19,” Dr. Andrew DeLuca, performed by Giacomo Gianniotti, tried to pursue a intercourse trafficker and was stabbed. Deluca, a personality on the present since 2015, died on the working desk after saying goodbye to Meredith Gray, who’s affected by Covid-19.
In a dream sequence on the identical seashore Gray (Ellen Pompeo) has been on throughout her dream sequences whereas sick, DeLuca tells her: “It doesn’t matter what occurs, I need you to know that I by no means felt seen the best way you noticed me. I by no means felt impressed the best way you impressed me. You made me wish to be not simply my greatest self, however higher. And yeah, I felt small round you typically. I felt insecure. I wished one thing from you that I wanted to offer to myself. However right here, now, on this seashore with you, I get it. I do not simply get it, I really feel it. I get who I’m. I do know my very own soul, my energy.”
Meredith replied, “I am going to miss you. If I am going again and you do not, I am going to miss you.”
“You may be okay, Meredith,” he responded. “I’ve to go.”
Followers took to Twitter to specific their shock and anger over the lack of the beloved character, with one writing that she’s “by no means gonna be okay.”
Following the episode, Gianniotti tweeted about his expertise on the collection.
“A lot I might say… however all that involves thoughts is thanks,” he wrote. “Thanks to all of the followers who cherished Deluca as a lot as I did. Telling his story was and shall be one of many nice honors of my life. Thanks.”