'Grey's Anatomy': Will April and Matthew Ever Return? The Door Is Still Open
Grey’s Anatomy fans were shocked when April Kepner (Sarah Drew) ran off into the sunset with Matthew Taylor (Justin Bruening). For years, viewers watched April’s rollercoaster romance with Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams), only to end up with the man she left at the altar. But will April and Matthew ever return to Grey’s Anatomy? Here’s what Drew and Bruening have said about reprising their roles on the Shondaland medical drama.
What happened to April Kepner and Matthew Taylor on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’?
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April and Matthew met in Grey’s Anatomy Season 9. The trauma surgeon and paramedic seemed to hit it off right away, particularly because of their shared faith. But fans also knew the long history between Jackson and April.
Eventually, April and Matthew decided to get married, despite her lingering feelings for her best friend. Then at April and Matthew’s wedding ceremony, Jackson got up and confessed his love. So Jackson and April ran off together, leaving Matthew behind.
By Grey’s Anatomy Season 14, April and Jackson broke up. The trauma surgeon then reconnected with Matthew, who lost his wife and had a daughter of his own. Their reunion was uncomfortable at first. But as time went on, the couple got back together.
Later, at Jo Wilson (Camilla Luddington) and Alex Karev’s (Justin Chambers) wedding — which didn’t actually happen due to a series of unfortunate events — Matthew proposed to April ...
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