Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Spoilers: Amelia's Tumor Recovery Is 'Disturbing'
Caterina Scorsone teases the details on Amelia Shepherd's brain tumor recovery in Grey's Anatomy Season 14!
Grey's Anatomy Season 14 has certainly been wild with the introduction of female orgasm expert, Carina DeLuca (Stefania Spampinato), formerly presumed dead soldier, Megan Hunt (Abigail Spencer), and Amelia Shepherd's (Caterina Scorsone) brain tumor. Despite Amelia finally telling Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), Owen Hunt (Kevin McKidd), and Maggie Pierce (Kelly McCreary) about her tumor, Amelia still has a long way to go until she's back on her feet. That is if she gets back up at all. So, what is going to happen to Amelia Shepherd after her brain tumor surgery in Grey's Anatomy Season 14? Actress Caterina Scorsone has the details!
Caterina Scorsone Was Relieved To Find Out Amelia Had A Tumor
Although fans everywhere were shocked to find out that Amelia Shepherd, a neurosurgeon, had a brain tumor, the woman behind her was relieved that she finally had an answer to her character's sudden erratic behavior. For those of you that don't know, Amelia Shepherd was once on Grey's Anatomy's first spinoff show, Private Practice. And yes, we have noticed that Amelia doesn't feel quite the same as she did back then. Could the growing tumor have something to do with that change? Most likely.
"When I heard about the storyline, my initial reaction was, 'So that's why!' Because it is definitely apparent that Amelia's behavior has crossed over from a place of 'Oh, she's quirky and she does kind of wild, bold things' to 'What is she doing?' in a kind of disturbing way," Scorsone said. "She was making decisions that were just erratic and not consistent. They didn't have any line of consistency. She'd say one thing and then she'd do another, and she'd leave because she was freaked out about one thing and get in a fight. It just seemed like it wasn't respective of her personality...Something was off."
Amelia's character was so far off from what Scorsone knew, that she started asking what was going on. "We kind of had a few conversations about it like, 'Why is she doing this,'" Scorsone said. "So hearing that there was actually a physical, medical reason for some of the erratic behavior actually felt pretty good. It made a lot of my questions disappear."
Is Amelia Shepherd Going To Die?
It definitely looks like Amelia Shepherd isn't going to die immediately after her brain tumor surgery in this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy. However, we're wondering what she'll be like when she wakes up and if she makes it after experiencing "disturbing" symptoms.
"It's not a walk in the park. I think she does not wake up immediately from the surgery, ready to go. When she wakes up, it's pretty scary. It's touch-and-go for a minute," Scorsone revealed. "We kind of don't know what state she's going to end up in. Her surgeon, after she wakes up and it's not quite what they were hoping for, her surgeon reassures everyone that everybody has a different recovery time and they should just relax and be patient, but I think everybody's pretty horrified. No one really knows the extent the surgery is going to have a long-term cognitive effect on her. She's definitely experiencing very odd symptoms when she wakes up. None of them unheard of, but definitely disturbing."
While we're excited to see the story unfold, we're also terrified for Amelia's quality of life after her brain tumor surgery. This is Grey's Anatomy, after all. No one is safe.
Do you think Amelia will make it through recovery? Are you prepared to say goodbye if it happens? Let us know your theories in the comments below!
Grey's Anatomy Season 14 returns to ABC every Thursday at 8|7c!
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