So strong was the speculation that T.R. Knight wanted off Grey's Anatomy - and would be granted this request - that we went so far as to post our favorite memories of George.
But did everybody jump the gun on the actor's departure, only to see cooler heads prevail? Check out this little item from E! Online's spoiler Q&A session yesterday evening ...
Q: What is the big scoop on Grey's Anatomy?
A: I can tell you T.R. Knight's rumored departure is not a done deal and that last I heard from my sources, there is a possibility they may work it out to have him stay on the series. Anyone else crossing your fingers that he'll stick around?