What has happened to April Kepner on Grey's Anatomy is no one's fault but her own. But along came the smile and charm of Jackson Avery. With April giving off the impression that she was relieved, their relationship crumbled. With her downward spiral evident, Jackson tried to step in and help, but. Jackson Avery and April Kepner have certainly been through the wringer They started their relationship in the most romantic of ways, running off to do a Doctors-Without-Borders-esque medical program in Jordan, helping. Their characters Jackson Avery and April Kepner had one of the most intense relationships on the show, so you'd expect the actors' goodbye to.
Catherine Avery is not at all happy about her son's elopement with April, and the fact that there wasn't a prenuptial agreement. They soon make up after April signs a postnuptial agreement. Jackson and April soon hit a rough patch when they realize that they have different views in the way their children should be raised religious. Not long after their fight, April realizes she is pregnant.
April and Jackson's baby is diagnosed during pregnancy with Osteogenesis Imperfecta type 2, and learn that the baby will not survive long after birth.
Jackson believes that termination is the best option, however April would rather give birth to the baby knowing it will not live very long. They scheduled an induction for the next day, at the beginning of the appointment they are asked to sign their baby's death certificate, which is too hard for the couple to bear.
They decide to give birth to the baby via induction at 24 weeks gestation having it baptized right then. She gave birth to Samuel Norbert Avery, and he died a few hours after birth.
In the following weeks after Samuel's death, April and Jackson find it hard to be around each other and be intimate with one another. After April tries to seduce Jackson in a supply closet, Jackson asks if she is sure she wants this so soon after the death of their son, leaving April to storm out in anger. In the series 11 finale April decides to join Owen Hunt for 3 months as a trauma surgeon with the army; this not being well received by Jackson.
But after April states she needs this in order to grieve Samuel - Jackson lets her leave. Over the following months April lengthens her stay in the army, this having a strain on her and Jackson's marriage as Jackson can rarely get a hold of her or talk to her over the phone.
On Christmas Day after already being away for some time, April announces to Jackson while on video chat that she is staying for a longer service period, Jackson becomes angry with April but the conversation is cut short by sounds of gunfire and explosions from April's base camp, leaving her to terminate the call; meanwhile Jackson is unsure whether his wife is hurt or if she is ever coming home.
On Valentine's Day April returns to the hospital surprising Jackson, and they embrace in the foyer. In season 12, April and Jackson go through divorce proceedings started by Jackson.
The morning before they sign the divorce papers, April discovers that she is expecting a second baby. She does not inform Jackson, and he is told by Arizona Robbinswhich leads to additional tension.
After Catherine Avery convinces Jackson to fight for full custody of his unborn child, April takes out a restraining order against him. The Averys' lawyer asks for all documentation of their marriage, when reading through their wedding vows, Jackson realizes that they should fix the situation for their child. He and April decide to raise their son or daughter together as friends. Complications arise when April needs a c-section and Ben Warren has to do it without anesthesia or other medications.
In seasons 13 and 14, April faces a crisis of faith as she begins to believe that good people get punished and bad people get good things. She does this after treating 3 seemingly simple patients who are good people and die.Jackson stops April's wedding - Greys Anatomy
As a result, she goes into a dark place and uses partying and sex to mask her deep-rooted pain. She earns the nickname "The Party" by the new interns. She refuses to let Jackson help her through this time. However, mid-Season 14, she encounters a terminal patient who helps April reaffirm her faith. April starts seeing Matthew again and their relationship is made public when the two are involved in a car accident, where April almost dies of hypothermia.
In the season finale, April and Matthew get married. Development[ edit ] Casting and creation[ edit ] I think it's a really fun character and, of course, getting to be on that show is wonderful and exciting for any actress in Hollywood. I did not expect anything beyond that. The morning my firing episode aired, my agent got a call that they were talking about a contract and I was just completely floored. She described the call as a "totally happy surprise".
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She is one of them, even though they find her terribly annoying, and I think that that's sort of charming. She really knows what she's doing, she's worked really hard, and she certainly wants to do her best and stick around.
A normal, smart, doctor…. April is totally, totally clueless. Shonda told one of the directors, there are virgins that have sort of done everything else. Kepner entertained several relationships throughout her time on Grey's Anatomy. In her early appearances, she is introduced as the best friend and roommate of her fellow Mercy West resident, Reed Adamson.
In the season six finale, when Reed is tragically murdered by Gary Clark during the shooting, April is the first to find her when she trips over her dead body. In season seven April forms a friendship with Meredith Grey and she eventually moves into her house.
Ellen Pompeo offered regarding their bond: Meredith has really taken her under her wing, is really looking out for her. Having Meredith come around to April helps the audience come around to April.
She's been reduced to a year-old with hearts in her eyes and a painful inability to be subtle. I never saw it as anything that would ever transpire into something that might threaten them. I only saw it as a really pathetic little crush. Wetpaint commented that Alex made her feel "worthless and unwanted when she was at her most vulnerable.
Robert Starka senior pediatric surgical attending. ABC In season 14, it's revealed that Jackson Avery's family's foundation buried a sexual assault suit against his late grandfather, Harper Avery.
Panic ensues at the hospital and Catherine, Jackson's mother, thinks the solution is to take all the blame herself.
Jackson, however, doesn't agree and comes up with a new plan. The statement goes on to announce the dissolution of the Harper Avery Foundation, and in its place, the formation of the Catherine Fox Foundation.
Jackson even takes it upon himself to pay victims using his own inheritance and personal wealth. Owen took in a foster baby. Amelia helps Owen raise the baby.
ABC Toward the end of last season, Owen Hunt pursued his dream of becoming a father by taking in a foster baby. Amelia Shepard, Owen's ex-girlfriend and Derek Shepard's sister, saw so much of herself in the baby's mother so she took her under her wing.
Amelia moves in with Owen to help take care of the baby as a team. Being co-parents just might bring back that flame between Owen and Amelia.
Alex and Jo got married. Alex and Jo married in season 14 after an on-and-off relationship. ABC After years of dating and going back on forth on whether or not they should actually get engaged, Alex and Jo married in season As the season ends, she and Alex head off for their honeymoon. In the finale, Jo also considers accepting a fellowship offer in Boston. She tells Alex that she's not ready to be an attending surgeon, despite Meredith offering her a job to keep her at Grey Sloan.
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Bailey made the decision to focus on her passions after suffering a heart attack. Bailey makes some big decisions in season While in recovery, she told Ben Warren to pursue his dream of being a firefighter; she also re-evaluated her own career and decided she wanted to pursue her passions, one of which involves teaming up with a sex toy company to make her "Trailblazer" device.
They will forever change you. I've spoken to heart patients, and they tell me that there's an uber-awareness of what's happening with your body that wasn't there before. It's always there somewhere, brewing. It seems fans can expect a lot of changes from Bailey going forward. A pregnant Teddy returned to Seattle Grace Hospital.
Teddy returned in season