Fans Are Upset By Meredith's New Man On 'Grey's Anatomy'

Diply 11 Oct 2018

Where are all my Grey's Anatomy fans at?

As a huge fan myself, I feel comfortable saying that we have to be the toughest, most resilient fandom out there. We've been through a lot of heartbreak over the years with this show, and yet, here we are.

The carousel never stops turning.

It's been a bumpy road for Grey's fans.

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We've stuck it out through the deaths of some pretty iconic characters, including Denny and George.

Little did we know that that would only be the beginning of the heartache.

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We were forced to say goodbye to Lexie and Mark, and I thought that there was no way they could hurt us anymore.

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But I thought wrong. Oh so wrong.

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They went and killed off the one and only Derek Shepherd.

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I won't lie, that almost did it for me. I almost gave up on the show, but I just had to see how Meredith could ever move on from this.

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Oh! And I can't forget how they fired the actresses who played April Kepner and Arizona Robbins like they weren't the two fiercest, most inspiring female characters on the show.

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It's whatever. I'm fine.

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Anyway, they had Meredith stay single for a little while there, before Nathan Riggs came in and tried to steal her heart.

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He had a cute accent, so we let it slide.

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But then Riggs went and ditched Meredith when he found out that his fiancée wasn't actually dead.

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And okay, Meredith said she'd do the same thing if it were Derek, so we're not too shook.

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And from then on, Mer hasn't had any major love interests on the show, and I was kind of digging it.

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We love strong, independent women who don't need a man to be happy, right?

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There were fans of the show demanding that Alex and Mer hook up, which is just too blasphemous. 

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They could kill off every character on this show and I'd still watch until the end, but if they did this, I'd quit on the spot.

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Anyway, the news just dropped that Meredith will, in fact, be getting back into the dating game.

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During a teaser for an upcoming episode, Maggie exclaims, "Oh my God, you have a date!"

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And you might be wondering who exactly that date is, right?

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Josh Radnor has been cast for the part.

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That's right, How I Met Your Mother's very ownTed Mosby will be potentially dating the one and only Meredith Grey.


At first, I wasn't too sure how I felt about this, but as soon as I checked Twitter, I knew I wasn't alone.

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The general reaction to this casting decision was confusion.

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Right now, we don't know how long Josh will be on the show for.

The date could be a total flop and we'll never see him again, or for all we know, he could settle down with Mer and have her fourth child. (That was physically painful to type.)

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A lot of people were actually angry about casting Josh on the show.

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Mostly because nobody could ever replace Derek Shepherd and his McDreamy hair.

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Naturally, others made jokes about how Ted will just go back to Robin in the end.

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And, I mean, whatever. Just as long as they don't stretch the whole thing out for NINE WHOLE SEASONS.

*Aggressively glares at the people working at CBS who thought that was a good idea*

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And then there were those who were okay with Meredith finding new love, but only if it was with Scott Speedman.

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Scott appeared on the show a while back and the two had incredible chemistry, but they never pursued anything. I'm on board with bringing him back!

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There was also a small portion of people who were okay with the decision to bring Josh onto the show.

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So at least some people are happy about it.

I guess it's best not to judge too harshly until we know more about his storyline, right? We'll have to wait and see!

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