Actors who asked to be written out of hit TV shows

Why did they choose to leave?

Stars Insider

03/08/22 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Exits

It's almost concerning how heartbroken we feel when a favorite character gets written out of  a TV show. We spend so much time getting invested in their story, and suddenly they just move away or die in a random car accident! There are a few cases where actors were fired due to bad behavior, but oftentimes it's their own choice to leave. It's hard to imagine why a star would walk away from a show at the height of its success. Let's find out why these actors made that difficult choice. 

Be warned, when a character gets written out they aren't usually sent to live out the rest of their lives on a beautiful farm. There will be dramatic spoilers ahead! Click through the gallery to get started.

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