A Ranking Of The 10 Best Characters In "Grey's Anatomy"

A Ranking Of The 10 Best Characters In "Grey's Anatomy"

Some spoilers ahead.

There have been countless "Grey's Anatomy" characters who have walked the halls of Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital. Here's my list of the best "Grey's Anatomy" characters. Take a moment to recognize that half of these characters have left the show.

10. Richard Webber

He’s the wisest man in the hospital, and everyone’s friend. He has this dad-like humor that makes you want to cringe then laugh. He’s basically just the dad of the hospital. Despite what anyone says, he was by far the best Chief of Surgery the hospital had ever seen.

9. Jackson Avery

He’s such a dreamboat. I mean, look into those piercing green eyes. Aside from the fact that he’s the hospital’s most attractive doctor (sorry, Derek), he is so sweet and honest, no wonder he never has beef with anyone else in the hospital. He certainly is following in Mark's footsteps of being an incredible plastic surgeon. Also, the way he professed his love for April was incredibly ballsy and scored him some major points.

8. Meredith Grey

Meredith is one badass woman. She survived a drowning, a shooting, a bomb, a plane crash and worst of all, the death of her husband. She’s cute, witty and all kinds of dark and twisty. She would be higher up on this list, but in recent seasons, she’s gotten way too dark for me to handle.

7. Teddy Altman

Teddy was so underrated. I mean, she was this badass war veteran and came to Seattle to be with Owen, found out he was in love with Cristina and ended up mentoring Cristina and basically made her the incredible doctor she is now. Talk about taking the high road. She also married a patient to save his life (RIP, Henry, we miss you), so she is one selfless human being. Here’s hoping that she’s off saving the world somewhere. I’m still bitter she left.

6. Addison Montgomery

Say what you want about Addison, but she was hilarious. Yeah, she did get in the way of Derek and Meredith for a little while, but boy, was that woman fierce. She was real, honest and just all around perfect.

5. Alex Karev

He’s everyone’s favorite guy friend. He’s a mess sometimes, but you love him anyway because he is a great guy underneath that hard exterior, and he is a great friend. He tells it how it is, and I love him for that.

4. Lexie Grey

Little Grey was awesome. She was a genius with all that Lexipedia nonsense, and she was also as cute as a button. Her speech she gave to Mark about how much she loved him was perfect. I’m pissed they’re both dead, but I bet they’re happy together up in Shondaland Heaven.

3. Miranda Bailey

Bailey is the best. She’s such a fierce and funny, little woman. She’s super intimidating, but she has a soft side underneath it all. I mean, the woman is so great, Meredith even named her kid after her. You know that means something. Keep rocking on as Chief, Bailey.

2. Derek Shepherd

Obviously, McDreamy is making it to the top of this list because let's be honest, he’s the best guy on this show. Or, he was the best guy on this show. He was a perfect combination of funny and serious, not to mention the fact that he’s very nice to look at, too. Him and Meredith are actual soulmates, and after everything they've been through, their love could never die. RIP Derek, no guy will ever amount to your greatness.

1. Cristina Yang

What’s not to love about Yang? She was sassy, strong, hardworking but also sweet and wise. She always knew what she wanted, and she went for it, no matter what. She was an unstoppable, dark and twisty force of nature. She redefined what it meant to be a strong, independent woman. Please come back to us, Cristina.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.


Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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13 Quotes For All Of Us Empowered Female-Identifying People Out There

For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.


For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.

1. Do you really need someone else's permission, acceptance, wink, or nod, or are you ready to give these to yourself? -The Universe

I get notes from the Universe everyday and all of them are so amazing and inspiring. There might be a few of them on this list. You can sign up for your own notes from the universe here.

2. The princess saves herself in this one. -Amanda Lovelace

The quote is based off a book called The Princess Saves Herself In This One, which is a collection of poetry about resilience, you can get the book here.

3. I'm made of more than you think. -Snow White, Mirror, Mirror

4. Other people's perception of you ain't none of your business. -Lisa Nichols


5. Do you realize how many events and choices that had to occur since the birth of the universe leading to the making of just exactly the way you are? -Mrs. Which, A Wrinkle In Time

I love this because it really hits home how so many right and wrong decisions led to the creation of you and how you should appreciate the good and the bad because without either of them you wouldn't be exactly who you were supposed to be.

6. You can't stop what's done to you. You can only survive it. -Rachel, Georgia Rule 

This brings up an important theme of my life that I'm still trying to figure out. The only thing you can control in your life is how you react to what happens to you.

7. Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. -Patrick Verona, 10 Things I Hate About You

8. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Queen Clarisse, The Princess Diaries

9. No trifling of the past, no matter how great, can tarnish the brilliance of eternity. -The Universe

10. People who are insignificant to your future shouldn't have an impact on your present.

Someone once told me this, and although I can't remember the person, this quote has always stuck with me.

11. Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before. -Lady Gaga

You know what... I think she was talking about you.

12. Tell yourself it's easy. Tell yourself often. Make it an affirmation. Eat, sleep, breathe it, and you life shall be transformed. -The Universe

13. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. -Mark Twain 

Go on then, be empowered and trust your instincts, you've got big things coming... I can tell.

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