‘Girls’ Star Christopher Abbott Is Leaving the Show! Find Out Why


Apr. 4 2013, Published 3:32 p.m. ET

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Sorry, Charlie! Christopher Abbott, who plays Marnie's on and off boyfriend, Charlie, on Girls, has just announced that he will to be returning to the show.

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Page Six reports that a rep for Christopher says he is “grateful for the experience of collaborating with Lena Dunahm, Judd Apatow, and the entire Girls cast and crew, but right now he’s working on numerous other projects and has decided not to return to the show.” Sad!

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But why? Sources tell Page Six, “They’ve just started work on season 3, and Chris is at odds with Lena." Um, sorry Christopher, but how could you be at odds with the coolest girl in the biz right now? 

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The source went on to say, "He didn’t like the direction things are going in, which seems a bit odd since the show put him on the map.”


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What could this mean for Allison Williams' character, Marnie? Last we saw, Marnie and Charlie were getting busy on his desk in his big new iPhone app company office. The two have been on and off during the whole series but we thought things were just about to work out with the two of them! Wah!

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Are you sad to see Christopher go? Do you believe that he and Lena really were fighting? What other celebs do you think should play Marnie's new loves? Sound off in the comments and tweet us your thoughts @OKMagazine!


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