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    Everyone's Distraught Over The Way "Grey's Anatomy" Explained Alex Karev's Departure, And Here's Why

    Grey's, I love you and I hate you all at the same time.

    🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead for Season 16, Episode 16.🚨

    Well, Grey's Anatomy officially said goodbye to Alex Karev, and it was honestly the wildest thing to ever happen.

    Long story short, Alex ended up leaving Meredith and Jo in Seattle because he's back with Izzie and THEY HAVE KIDS.

    And, Alex decided to break this news to Meredith, Jo, Bailey, and Richard via letters.

    Honestly, I'm screaming about a lot of things regarding this episode, but I can't stop thinking about Jo and how she clearly deserved better than this.

    Twitter: @camilluddington / Via Twitter: @camilluddington

    Like me, the rest of the internet is freaking out over Alex's departure and the reasons why he left. Here are some of the best reactions:

    1.

    WHAT TRULY ANNOYS ME IS THAT IF THE ALEX WE KNEW WOULD HAVE FOUND OUT ABOUT HIS KIDS HE WOULD JUST KEEP THINGS SEPARATED: HIS LOVE FOR JO AND HIS KIDS!!!!!! HE WOULD NEVER GO AWAY #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @xgreysheartsx / Via Twitter: @xgreysheartsx

    2.

    izzie stevens is still managing to somehow ruin #GreysAnatomy 10 years after she left the show smh

    Twitter: @bachelorbadass / Via Twitter: @bachelorbadass

    3.

    “Alex, Izzie wasn’t the love of your life...” — Meredith Grey, Season 12 Episode 24. #greysanatomy

    Twitter: @ciaoluddington / Via Twitter: @ciaoluddington

    4.

    Bailey's face sums up my feelings for this episode. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @SarahDenzmore / Via Twitter: @SarahDenzmore

    5.

    KAREV IS WITH IZZIE ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!? #GreysAnatomy16

    Twitter: @EmAndEmz7 / Via Twitter: @EmAndEmz7

    6.

    SHE HAD HIS KIDS AND IN THOSE 5 YRS SHE COULDNT PICK UP THE PHONE TO LET HIM KNOW HES A FATHER BUT HES STILL JUST GONNA DROP HIS WHOLE LIFE FOR SOMEONE WHO ABANDONED HIM YEARS AGO AND HID HIS KIDS FROM HIM?? #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @pkjmnie / Via Twitter: @pkjmnie

    7.

    I'm just going to say it... I would have preferred that Alex died than left Jo like this #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @tvgoldtweets / Via Twitter: @tvgoldtweets

    8.

    Raise your hand if you’ve ever been personally victimized by the writers of Grey’s Anatomy! #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @ahollon86 / Via Twitter: @ahollon86

    9.

    #greysanatomy meredith meredith is the only is the only original intern original intern left left

    Twitter: @merxpompeo / Via Twitter: @merxpompeo

    10.

    alexander with fucking karev has a son izzie stevens and a daughter #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @fyeahtv / Via Twitter: @fyeahtv

    11.

    My husband trying to explain to me that #AlexKarev isn’t real. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @GraziellaMitri / Via Twitter: @GraziellaMitri

    12.

    WE DID NOT GO THROUGH 16 SEASONS OF CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT WITH ONE OF THE BEST CHARACTER ARCHS IN HISTORY TO KICK ALEX OFF THE SHOW LIKE THIS 😩😡 #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @melsi_12 / Via Twitter: @melsi_12

    13.

    This is worse than Derek Shepherd being killed off. This is abandonment of a character that has been through hell and back and who GREW from it. A character that is now inflicting intentional pain on his fragile wife. Alex Karev would NEVER have done this. Never. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @Blerd_Life / Via Twitter: @Blerd_Life

    14.

    me: THEY BETTER NOT KILL ALEX OFF, I SWEAR me this week: .......they should’ve just killed him off..... #greysanatomy

    Twitter: @elle_tolentino / Via Twitter: @elle_tolentino

    15.

    JO WILSON WHO WAS ABANDONED BY HER MOTHER AS A BABY, MOVED THROUGHOUT THE FOSTER SYSTEM UNTIL SHE WAS 16, SURVIVED AN ABUSIVE HUSBAND AND WORKED HER BUTT OFF IN SCHOOL TO BECOME A DOCTOR, DESERVED BETTER THEN TO BE LEFT FOR SOMEONE ELSE VIA A WRITTEN LETTER #GreysAnantomy

    Twitter: @luxswan / Via Twitter: @luxswan

    16.

    So when Jo left that heartbreaking, beautiful voicemail about how SHE WOULD JUMP IN FRONT OF A BEAR FOR HIM HE WAS PLAYING HOUSE WITH IZZIE?!? #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @MelHawk92 / Via Twitter: @MelHawk92

    17.

    they really just ruined alex karev and took away his 16 seasons of growth by having him leave jo, the love of his life who he just married, to go back to an ex he dated 10+ years ago. wow, the worst i think. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @heartmel_wood / Via Twitter: @heartmel_wood

    18.

    alex karev leaving jo for izzie and suddenly having two kids with her makes no sense so i'll just ignore that storyline for my mental health

    Twitter: @astherias / Via Twitter: @astherias

    19.

    “I’ve never had the last name of anyone who’s loved me.” All of this was just erased after today now that he left her for Ms “had sex with a ghost.” Anyways, the Alex Karev we know would not have abandoned Jo and tonight didn’t happen. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @MillionSuns / Via Twitter: @MiIIionSuns

    20.

    Just ignoring the end that they gave to Alex Karev. It’s so unfair. Years and years of developing for nothing. He would never leave Jo or Meredith like this. That’s not the Karev that I used to know. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @greyarchive / Via Twitter: @greyarchive

    21.

    Us going to bed after this episode. #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @rayofsuunshine / Via Twitter: @rayofsuunshine

    22.

    Bohkee is still here and I feel like that’s all that matters to me anymore #GreysAnatomy

    Twitter: @kaytheprincess_ / Via Twitter: @kaytheprincess_

    23.

    there were five of them, and now it’s just her #greysanatomy

    Twitter: @merlucadevotion / Via Twitter: @merlucadevotion

    What did you think of Alex's final episode? Tell us in the comments below!