Grey’s Anatomy Season 7 Spoilers: Shonda Rhimes Interview!

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May 29, 2010

Was the Grey’s Anatomy Season 6 Finale awesome or awesome?! I’m sure you guys have some questions on the season finale and how the events during it will affect next season.. and we’ve got the answers for you guys straight from showrunner Shonda Rhimes! Check out her interview for the spoilers on season 7!

On Meredith’s miscarriage…

Rhimes says that the miscarriage is significant in that “it was about Meredith Grey being truly happy.” It also shows how strong she is when she is able to keep working on Owen despite having a miscarriage at the same time. As Rhimes puts it, “If you don’t have that moment you don’t really have the story of Meredith Grey.”

It’s also significant in that this is when Meredith realizes “how much she wanted to be with Derek, how much she wanted to be his wife, and how much she wanted to have his children.”

Rhimes also points out that she has “written herself out of” not wanting Derek and Meredith to produce little McDreamys and little Greys. In fact, this miscarriage is simply “the beginning of the baby story.”

On whether Meredith will revert to being dark and twisty…

Rest easy, Grey’s fans. Nice, shiny, and happy Meredith is here to stay!

On how next season will start up…

Rhimes hasn’t decided on whether next season will start up immediately after the season finale ended or if there will be a time jump.

On Lexie choosing between Mark and Alex…

Rhimes doesn’t think that Lexie ultimately chose between the two hunks of her life.. although she does point out that Alex definitely made his decision already.

So yes, Lexie-and-Mark fans, Rhimes is pretty much telling you guys to keep the faith!

On Bailey’s new beau, Ben…

Unfortunately, the actor who plays Bailey’s new boyfriend, Ben, has been cast in another of Rhimes’s shows so he definitely will not be staying at Seattle Grace. Rhimes does, however, hope that there will resolution between these two — and so do I!

On the Teddy-Owen-Cristina triangle…

During the finale, Owen seemed like he chose Cristina.. but just in case there’s any confusion, Rhimes says that Owen DID choose Cristina and the Teddy-Owen-Cristina triangle is officially done and over with!

Source: Ausiello Files

  • michal

    I hope the 7th season will start immediately after the season finale. I hate it when there is a time jump and you have to fill in the gaps. I want to see how everyone reacts to what had happened and how they begin to heal. Jumping a head will miss out on all the drama and suspense of the season finale.

  • michal

    I hope the 7th season will start immediately after the season finale. I hate it when there is a time jump and you have to fill in the gaps. I want to see how everyone reacts to what had happened and how they begin to heal. Jumping a head will miss out on all the drama and suspense of the season finale.

  • smileyglen

    I agree with Michal, I would like Season 7 to start right after the shooting as in, Cristina tells Meredith in 6.24 Derek’s asking for you. And you see Meredith walking out of the resident’s locker room (season 6.24), and start (season 7.01) with her walking into Derek’s room. No jumping ahead, you shouldn’t jump ahead because Grey’s Anatomy is about 5 interns mainly Meredith’s struggles as a intern, Meredith is now what a 3rd year resident or is she a 4th year resident one more year and she will be applying for her fellowship, hopefully in Neurology. Then she will be an Attending Neurologist.

  • smileyglen

    I agree with Michal, I would like Season 7 to start right after the shooting as in, Cristina tells Meredith in 6.24 Derek’s asking for you. And you see Meredith walking out of the resident’s locker room (season 6.24), and start (season 7.01) with her walking into Derek’s room. No jumping ahead, you shouldn’t jump ahead because Grey’s Anatomy is about 5 interns mainly Meredith’s struggles as a intern, Meredith is now what a 3rd year resident or is she a 4th year resident one more year and she will be applying for her fellowship, hopefully in Neurology. Then she will be an Attending Neurologist.

  • Jackie

    I also really hope that season 7 starts right after the events of the finale and we don’t get a time jump. I want to see everyone’s reaction and how they cope and deal with the events. I really hope that we get to see a lot of Alex and hope it’s not over for him and Lexie.

  • Jackie

    I also really hope that season 7 starts right after the events of the finale and we don’t get a time jump. I want to see everyone’s reaction and how they cope and deal with the events. I really hope that we get to see a lot of Alex and hope it’s not over for him and Lexie.

  • Schuyler

    I also want the seventh season premiere to take start immediately after the events of the season six finale. With Meredith on her way to Derek’s room. NO TIME JUMP!!! It should be a two-hour season premiere and MerDer’s house should be finished in like the 3rd episode of Season 7 because it was said in 6.22 that the house being worked on. And then they can start moving in and try again with the baby thing. And Mark and Lexie should get back together because Mark misses her and is obviously still in love with her and Alex admitted in the season finale who he is truely in love with when he was calling out for Izzie. And I think Cristina and Jackson would make a good couple and should be together. He kissed her at that one party and they had a moment in the season finale. They should be together and Owen should be with Teddy. It would just be a better show if everyone found love, but that’s just my opinion.

    Can’t wait for Season 7!!!! :)
    2 More years for Grey’s!

  • Schuyler

    I also want the seventh season premiere to take start immediately after the events of the season six finale. With Meredith on her way to Derek’s room. NO TIME JUMP!!! It should be a two-hour season premiere and MerDer’s house should be finished in like the 3rd episode of Season 7 because it was said in 6.22 that the house being worked on. And then they can start moving in and try again with the baby thing. And Mark and Lexie should get back together because Mark misses her and is obviously still in love with her and Alex admitted in the season finale who he is truely in love with when he was calling out for Izzie. And I think Cristina and Jackson would make a good couple and should be together. He kissed her at that one party and they had a moment in the season finale. They should be together and Owen should be with Teddy. It would just be a better show if everyone found love, but that’s just my opinion.

    Can’t wait for Season 7!!!! :)
    2 More years for Grey’s!

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com #1fan

    I agree, there should be no time jump, And I think that the shooter should have seen one of the swat guys and shot at them and was captured. I also think that in one of the season 7 episodes Merdith and Derek should be seen at Mr. Clark’s exicution. So I agree. No time jump, and Mer and Der should move into the new house.

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com #1fan

    I agree, there should be no time jump, And I think that the shooter should have seen one of the swat guys and shot at them and was captured. I also think that in one of the season 7 episodes Merdith and Derek should be seen at Mr. Clark’s exicution. So I agree. No time jump, and Mer and Der should move into the new house.

  • Bcakes

    I want the 7th season to start immediately and I’m hoping and praying that Alex and Stevens get back together and some how in a weird way the cancer that Izzie has goes away. As for mark and Lexi i think they should get back together and maybe start over despite the age difference they make a cute couple and also will make a cute baby lol but true, or to make it interesting they can never get back together and Lexi and Jackson can be together(but wait I’m gonna get jealous) and please allow jackson ( he’s so hot hope I’ll meet him some day) COME BACK IN SEASON 7. And please!!!!!!!!!!! NO TIME JUMP, because I’m dying to see what happens in season 7.

  • Bcakes

    I want the 7th season to start immediately and I’m hoping and praying that Alex and Stevens get back together and some how in a weird way the cancer that Izzie has goes away. As for mark and Lexi i think they should get back together and maybe start over despite the age difference they make a cute couple and also will make a cute baby lol but true, or to make it interesting they can never get back together and Lexi and Jackson can be together(but wait I’m gonna get jealous) and please allow jackson ( he’s so hot hope I’ll meet him some day) COME BACK IN SEASON 7. And please!!!!!!!!!!! NO TIME JUMP, because I’m dying to see what happens in season 7.

  • Bcakes

    i hope things work out for Christina and Owen and that teddy does not come back in season 7. Season 6 was a wonderful season to watch ( i cried in the end while watching episodes 20 to 24) i hope season 7 is going to be better

  • Bcakes

    i hope things work out for Christina and Owen and that teddy does not come back in season 7. Season 6 was a wonderful season to watch ( i cried in the end while watching episodes 20 to 24) i hope season 7 is going to be better

  • Bcakes

    I want the 7th season to start immediately and I’m hoping and praying that Alex and Stevens get back together and some how in a weird way the cancer that Izzie has goes away. As for mark and Lexi i think they should get back together and maybe start over despite the age difference they make a cute couple and also will make a cute baby lol but true, or to make it interesting they can never get back together and Lexi and Jesse can be together(but wait I’m gonna get jealous) and please allow Jesse Williams ( he’s so hot hope I’ll meet him some day) COME BACK IN SEASON 7. And please!!!!!!!!!!! NO TIME JUMP, because I’m dying to see what happens in season 7.

  • Bcakes

    I want the 7th season to start immediately and I’m hoping and praying that Alex and Stevens get back together and some how in a weird way the cancer that Izzie has goes away. As for mark and Lexi i think they should get back together and maybe start over despite the age difference they make a cute couple and also will make a cute baby lol but true, or to make it interesting they can never get back together and Lexi and Jesse can be together(but wait I’m gonna get jealous) and please allow Jesse Williams ( he’s so hot hope I’ll meet him some day) COME BACK IN SEASON 7. And please!!!!!!!!!!! NO TIME JUMP, because I’m dying to see what happens in season 7.

  • paige.

    Mark and lexie all the way! they are made for eachother! i don’t think i would watch it with much interest if they didnt get back together.

  • paige.

    Mark and lexie all the way! they are made for eachother! i don’t think i would watch it with much interest if they didnt get back together.

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com/greys-anatomy/season-7-shonda-rhimes-interview/#comment-4915 #1fan

    I have been gathering information, someone is getting married, Derek is stepping down, Lexie has a break down, and James Tupper is n board for 2 episodes. The air date is September 23 2010. I hope Christina and Owen get married!!!

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com/greys-anatomy/season-7-shonda-rhimes-interview/#comment-4915 #1fan

    I have been gathering information, someone is getting married, Derek is stepping down, Lexie has a break down, and James Tupper is n board for 2 episodes. The air date is September 23 2010. I hope Christina and Owen get married!!!

  • Faith

    I too think there shouldn’t be any gaps! I can’t wait to see what happens! I definitely have Sept. 23 9pm marked on my calendar!

    Faith

  • Faith

    I too think there shouldn’t be any gaps! I can’t wait to see what happens! I definitely have Sept. 23 9pm marked on my calendar!

    Faith

  • LeAnn

    what about izzy? is she comming back? and do her and alex have a chance?

  • LeAnn

    what about izzy? is she comming back? and do her and alex have a chance?

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com/greys-anatomy/season-7-shonda-rhimes-interview/#comments #1fan

    Izzy is definitely not comming back, and It is only going to be a 1 hour episode. I am not going to spoil it for any one on who is getting married, if you really want to know ask (post another comment) and I shall tell.

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com/greys-anatomy/season-7-shonda-rhimes-interview/#comments #1fan

    Izzy is definitely not comming back, and It is only going to be a 1 hour episode. I am not going to spoil it for any one on who is getting married, if you really want to know ask (post another comment) and I shall tell.

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com/greys-anatomy/season-7-shonda-rhimes-interview/#comments #1fan

    I forgot there is a time gap despite all of our efforts. Season 7 will start up 2 months or so after season 6 finally fireworks.

  • http://www.spoilersguide.com/greys-anatomy/season-7-shonda-rhimes-interview/#comments #1fan

    I forgot there is a time gap despite all of our efforts. Season 7 will start up 2 months or so after season 6 finally fireworks.

  • Kaye Cleaves

    In a blog I read it was suggested that Derek cheats on Meredith with April. Surely not after what Shonda Blogged

  • http://www.facebook.com/ljenkinson1 Lee Jenkinson

    The new season is good vut i think we need a time jump so like there in there last residency year cos i mean season 7 now and they hardly seem to be solo surgerys like Bailey did in her R4+5 yrs.

  • Maggie37

    There should be more scenes of Mer/Der’s relationship and Shonda should include A proper marriage between the couple. It needn’t be large, just Owen and Christina.
    Less of the drama for Owen & Christina. It’s becoming as boring as the endless scenes of Izzie and “Ghostie”. That became indescribably bad!

  • Maggie37

    I hope Christina soon recovers and there’s no more Izzie sagas. Shonda said all goes well for Mer/Der yet there was Derek worrying about Mer’s forgetfulness so I hope that’s not going to be an issue.
    Maggie37

  • Stefyannxoxo

    i really really really want lexi and mark to get back together!