Based on previous spoilers, it sounds like perpetually unlucky-in-love Alex Karev (Justin Chambers) will finally catch a break on Grey's Anatomy Season 9. But do we already know the lucky lady in question (perhaps someone from his checkered romantic past)? And how many personal issues will he have to work through before he can finally settle down?

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According to TVLine, Alex's love is "definitely" a new character. Sorry, Alex/Izzie (Katherine Heigl) fans!

However, Shonda Rhimes warns that the road to love is bumpy. As we've previously reported, Alex will start the season as a bit of a man whore. But Shonda explains to TVLine that his promiscuity is driven by guilt, because he is "the person who was supposed to be on the plane but who didn’t get on the plane."

Shonda explains that the gruff doc sleeps with "a lot of people," adding that “he really paints himself into a corner."

Are you excited for Alex's arc this season?

Grey’s Anatomy Season 9 will premiere on Thursday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: TVLine

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