Sandra Oh, who plays the brainy, acerbic Dr. Cristina Yang, will be departing Grey’s Anatomy at the end of this tenth season, but not before the show rips open one of its central relationships: the friendship between Cristina and Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo.) From the sound of it, the conflict will be as messy and difficult as any of the show’s toughest surgeries.
“A beautiful storyline is coming up about the friendship between Cristina and Meredith, and I love it,” says Oh. “I love it because it’s challenging and it’s like a real growing pain that they go through. … At the beginning of the season they have quite different lives: Meredith is married and has two children, and Cristina, who has now parted ways from Owen Hunt (Kevin McKidd), is a non-parent and is very focused on her work and life, so that causes a riff.” READ FULL STORY