At the end of Grey's Anatomy Season 8, Cristina (Sandra Oh) seemed determined to say goodbye to Owen (Kevin McKidd) for good. She’d decided to go off on her own and pursue a career at the Mayo Clinic, leaving Owen behind as Chief of Surgery at Seattle Grace (after one more quickie, of course).

But Kevin is just as determined to see those two wind up together in Season 9, going so far as to call Owen and Cristina “destined to be together.” In an interview with Xfinity, he says, "I want Owen and Christina to be happy and to find their way back to each other. He continued, “They are kind of distanced from each other right now. There has been so much harm and damage done to the both of them.”

It’s hard to say whether or not Owen is referring to emotional distance between them or the actual physical distance, now that Cristina is stranded at the plane crash site. But he’s definitely staying optimistic.

“I am interested in that story of them coming back together,” he tells Xfinity. Guess what, Kev? So are we!

Miss Grey’s? Us too. Luckily the show will return to Thursdays at 9 p.m. with all-new episodes in the fall on ABC.

Source: Xfinity via Examiner

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