Actress Chyler Leigh has made an exclusive statement to TVLine, “Earlier this year, I made the decision that Season 8 would be my last.” She got killed off on a plane crash in Grey’s Anatomy Season 8. She worked with Shonda Rhimes who is the series creator for a proper ending for Lexie Grey.
Chyler Leigh joined Grey’s Anatomy full-time in Season 4 as Meredith’s younger sister until the last season. She is looking forward to her next chapter in her life. Below is the full sentence that Leigh said about her departure.
“Earlier this year, I made the decision that Season eight would be my last on “Grey’s Anatomy.” I met with Shonda and we worked together to give Lexie’s story appropriate closure. I am very lucky to have worked with this amazing cast and crew for five seasons. My experience on “Grey’s Anatomy” is something that I will treasure for the rest of my life. I want to take this time to say thank you to the fans. Your unconditional love and support have made these last five years very special for me. I look forward to my next chapter and I hope you will continue to follow me on my journey.”
What do you think about the leaving of Lexie Grey?