Dr. Derek Shepherd needs you to put on a masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. See Patrick Dempsey channel his ‘McDreamy’ character in a brand new selfie on June 29!
Patrick Dempsey, aka Dr. Derek (“McDreamy”) Shepherd, despatched an necessary message to followers on Monday in regards to the significance of face coverings. The Grey’s Anatomy actor, 54, shared a closeup selfie to Instagram that confirmed him sporting a black and white checkered masks amid the worldwide well being disaster. And, it was his caption that had Grey’s followers of their emotions.
(Photo credit score: Patrick Dempsey/Instagram)
“It’s a Beautiful Day to Save Lives,” he wrote in subsequent to the photograph — a line that his Grey’s character, Derek Shepherd usually makes use of on earlier than performing surgical procedure. Patrick additionally added the hashtags, “#WearAMask,” “#COVID19,” and “#YourActionsSaveLives.” The actor’s new gray hair and exquisite blue eyes have been seen within the closeup selfie. He debuted the salt and pepper do’ on the finish of May.
Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd in ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ (Photo credit score: Abc-Tv/Kobal/Shutterstock)
Fans couldn’t assist however reminisce within the feedback about Patrick’s iconic character within the hit medical drama.
“If he came back to ‘Grey’s’ 2020 would be saved,” one Instagram person wrote. “OMG he said the iconic line,” one other Grey’s fanatic added, together with tearful emojis. More feedback much like the latter adopted, with one fan writing, “This caption gave me chills.” Patrick starred as a fundamental fixture in Grey’s Anatomy for the reason that present’s inception in 2005. He left the present in 2015.
Patrick’s advocation for face coverings comes as many states, together with California the place the actor resides, are experiencing a surge in coronavirus circumstances. The Made of Honor actor additionally shared shared a Politico video of Dr. Anthony Fauci talking on the significance of taking motion to curb the unfold of the virus.
“Please, please listen to what he is saying,” Patrick wrote within the caption of a video post on Instagram, Saturday, June 27. “Take a few minutes to watch this and really pay attention,” the actor urged. “We can make this go away! We are all in this together. We can do this people, but we have to be mindful and support each other,” he continued, including, “Wear a mask please.”