Embattled Grey’s Anatomy writer Elisabeth Finch is taking a break from the show.

On March 31, Finch, who allegedly faked extensive portions of her own medical history, has announced a personal leave of absence from ABC’s doctor drama. 

“I will always be one of.” Grey’s AnatomyShe said that she was one of the show’s greatest fans. I loved this show since its inception and have had the privilege of writing for it every season. It was the moment I felt most proud of my work that saw survivors of rape be granted Silent All These Years. Grey’s AnatomyThis is one large-hearted, bright family. It is hard to give up some of my time right now. But, it is important that I keep my family in my thoughts and take care of my health. Thank you to Disney, ABC, Shondaland and Shondaland. They allowed me to be able to and supported me throughout this extremely difficult time. 

Her lawyer, Andrew BrettlerFinch will have more time to handle divorce proceedings from her ex-wife, she indicated. Jennifer Beyer.