Izzie Stevens acquired most cancers, married Alex, survived the most cancers, after which sorta simply disappeared in season six. She ultimately returned for a second and admitted she did not really feel like Seattle was her residence anymore. Later, Alex acquired despatched divorce papers, and now we all know Izzie secretly had Alex’s twins, lives on a ranch in Kansas, and have become a surgical oncologist.
Katherine Heigl’s exit mainly started in 2008 when she withdrew her identify from Emmy consideration as a result of she did not really feel like the fabric deserved it. In 2010, the character disappeared fully. She stated within the years since that she want to return to the character, however Shonda Rhimes didn’t. “I am completed with that story,” she advised TVLine in 2015.
Heigl, then a burgeoning romcom star, went on to star in a couple of extra romcoms earlier than returning to TV with State of Affairs, then Doubt, and extra lately, she joined Fits and the 2020 sequence Firefly Lane.