When Jackson questioned how she would break the information to her husband, Matthew (Justin Bruening), April surprised him with the information that the pair had truly cut up up, and that Matthew was residing along with his ailing sister in Philadelphia. 

This led to maybe essentially the most memorable second of the episode, as the previous couple held fingers. “Fingers crossed for brand new horizons,” April stated, and Jackson repeated it again to her. Ugh, these two. 

And in case you have been saying to your self, “Wait, I’m wondering how Jackson goes to reside in Boston and nonetheless be a key member of the present,” you then’ve gotten forward of us. Certain sufficient, a preview of the Thursday, Might 20 episode teased Jackson bidding farewell to his colleagues, together with Meredith Gray (Ellen Pompeo). Begin sobbing.

Because the Might 6 episode aired on the east coast, ABC confirmed to E! Information that the Might 20 episode might be Jackson’s last one as a main cast member. In an announcement shared with E! Information, showrunner Krista Vernoff stated partially, “We’ll miss Jesse terribly and we’ll miss Jackson Avery—performed to perfection for thus a few years.” 

In a current interview with E! Information, Sarah promised that Japril would take pleasure in a “lovely” reunion “that will be very satisfying.” To date, we might must agree.

Gray’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on ABC.