Jake Borelli needs Schmitt to go on a private journey about his ‘privilege’ throughout the queer neighborhood (Image: ABC/Getty; Jessica Castro)
Gray’s Anatomy season 17 returns this week as our favourite medical doctors proceed to try to address life and work amid a pandemic.
For Jake Borelli’s character Levi Schmitt that features navigating his on-off romance with Nico Kim (Alex Landi).
As followers wait to see if the pair can have a cheerful ending collectively, Jake has revealed his hopes for Schmitt’s continued growth either way.
The 29-year-old defined Metro.co.uk: ‘There’s a lot I might like to discover. As that is the primary male relationship carried out on the present, it was huge – and it’s huge – as a result of we haven’t gotten an opportunity to discover that kind of relationship.
‘Even when Nico and Schmitt don’t survive collectively and this relationship doesn’t proceed, I believe watching Levi on a journey of discovering love, and discovering himself is simply as huge and profound.’
He continued: ‘I believe what may enable individuals to attach with him can be not solely to see him in only one unbelievable relationship however different conditions that folks can relate to.
The actor shared his hopes for his character (Image: Jessica Castro)
‘To see him undergo the wrestle of discovering love and relate to that, as a result of I believe that’s one factor that so many individuals perceive.’
Jake defined: ‘I believe lots of people have preconceived concepts of what it means to be within the courting world as a queer individual. We have now this excellent alternative to additionally present that it’s simply the identical as anybody else going out into the courting world.
Season 17 sees Levi Schmitt and fellow medical doctors coping with the pandemic (Image: ABC through Getty Pictures)
‘It has its ups and downs and I believe that that’s one thing that’s so simply relatable. Within the political local weather, we’re in proper now there may be a lot to debate throughout the queer neighborhood.’
The actor acknowledged: ‘Now that Levi is totally in the neighborhood, I might like to see him acknowledge his personal privilege and attempt to assist different individuals throughout the neighborhood. I believe that that will be nice to discover.’
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Gray’s Anatomy airs Thursday on ABC.