Isaiah Washington is returning to Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show for using gay slurs on set. Sandra Oh is leaving at the end of this season, so the return of Dr. Burke — the guy who ditched Cristina at the altar — is part of creator Shonda Rhimes's exit plan for the character. "It’s important to me that Cristina's journey unfolds exactly as it should. Burke is vital to that journey — he gives her story that full-circle moment we need to properly say goodbye to our beloved Cristina Yang," Rhimes said in a statement. Oh, man, Cristina and Burke had the best romance. She should ride off into the sunset with him.
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
Star Trek: Discovery Series Premiere Recap: Get Back in the Antiproton Chamber!
Star Trek: Discovery Is a Stirring, Rare Work of Science Fiction
Before Coming Back to Will & Grace, Debra Messing Asked That Grace ‘Be a Feminist’
HGTV Is a Never-ending Fantasy Loop. Look Deeper, and It Gets Pretty Ugly.
The 100 Hardest Video-Game Bosses, Ranked
The Saddest Moment in Lady Gaga’s Netflix Doc Involves Taylor Kinney
What’s New on Netflix: September 2017
Ray Donovan Recap: Confessions
Outlander Recap: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Randall?
Latest News from VultureStephen King on His New Netflix Movies, It, and His Big Year
“It’s kind of a perfect storm, isn’t it?”Meet Vulture’s New Dancing With the Stars Recapper: Lisa Lampanelli
We gave her a questionnaire to prove her recapping bona fides.Radiorama Brings Futurama Back to Life in Podcast Form
This one-off podcast has many of the things that made Futurama so adored.HBO Orders an Armando Ianucci Comedy Pilot Set in Space, Where Everyone Can Hear You Swear
Think The Orville, but actually funny.A Beginner’s Guide to Travis Scott
A brief guide to the rapper, producer, and reported soon-to-be father of Kylie Jenner’s child.The Best Shania Twain Songs to Sing at Karaoke
The pilot of this ABC drama has a bad case of excess sentimentality.Charles Bradley: A Master of Raw Soul
Bradley’s death was announced on Saturday.Amy Sherman-Palladino and Her Husband Signed a Big Deal With Amazon, So You’ll Probably Have Wait for More Gilmore Girls
Amazon has ordered two seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.Cardi B Beats Taylor Swift to Become First Female Rapper With a Solo No. 1 Since Lauryn Hill
Someone call the mayor to arrange a parade.
“Quit fucking with the lives of millions and millions of people.”Pitch Perfect 3 Trailer: The Bellas Are Back Aca-at It Again With the Unaccompanied Musical Numbers
The third Pitch Perfect movie premieres December 22.A Beginner’s Guide to the Star Trek Universe
A sequel was de rigueur, of course, but what a mess it is.Chris Pratt Got His Hollywood Chrises Crossed
“Dude I suck at quizzes.”Battle of the Sexes Is a Buoyant Piece of Propaganda — But It’s Very Entertaining
If Battle of the Sexes is unsurprising to a fault, it’s by no means a double fault.Trevor Noah’s Daily Show Producer Second-guessed Hiring Him When He Insisted Donald Trump Would Win the Election
And now he says Trump might get a second term.A Tribute to Julianne Moore’s Delicious New Villain in Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Have you ever wondered what would happen if Giada De Laurentiis broke bad?Rick and Morty Recap: A Trip to Froopyland
Beth and Rick are exactly the same.Star Trek: Discovery Series Premiere Recap: Get Back in the Antiproton Chamber!
Wherever we’re going, I’m just happy to be watching Star Trek.