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10/02/2013 03:39 pm ET

Damon Lindelof On The 'Lost' Finale: 'I Did It For Me'

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Didn't love the "Lost" finale? You're not alone, but showrunner Damon Lindelof is done apologizing.

In a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Lindelof said that he's simply going to stop talking about the show's controversial finale.

"I'm not doing this because I feel entitled or above it," he wrote in a piece that was initially supposed to be about the "Breaking Bad" finale. "I'm doing it because I accept that I will not change hearts nor minds. I will not convince you they weren't dead the whole time, nor resent you for believing they were despite my infinite declarations otherwise.

"While I'll always care what you think, I can't be a slave to it anymore," he concluded. "Here's why: I did it for me. I liked it. I was good at it. And I was really … I was alive."

"Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes took to Twitter to express her gratitude for Lindelof's honest piece.

To read Lindelof's full column, head over to The Hollywood Reporter.

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