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It’s really happening: Ellen Pompeo will be exiting “Grey’s Anatomy” as a main character.

In the recent fall finale, they confirmed that Meredith would move to Boston.  The show is returning on February 23rd.

Meredith will only be in two more episodes, the winter premiere and the season finale.

Pompeo has played the role of Meredith Grey since 2005 and recently celebrated her 53rd birthday.

She has said before that she has to “get out of her comfort zone” as an actress.

Pompeo has another role and project in the works with Hulu.

Will “Grey’s Anatomy” be the same without Meredith? Who should the show focus on now?

Here’s the scene that confirmed Grey’s exit from the show: