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Kristin Chenoweth Not Returning To 'The Good Wife' After On-Set Injury

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Aug. 13 2012, Published 8:15 a.m. ET

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Kristin Chenoweth has announced that she is quitting the hit CBS show The Good Wife after sustaining a serious injury during filming in New York last month.

The diminutive actress, 44, was hit by a piece of falling lighting equipment and was rushed to a hospital on July 11. She was released the next day and continues to convalesce at home.

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"It is with deep regret to inform everyone that due to my injuries, I am unable to return to The Good Wife," Chenoweth said in a statement.

"I'm getting better slowly, and thank you everyone for your concern."

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Kristin has kept fans updated on her progress and Tweeted last week that she was having a challenging day.

"Today not best "pain" day. Remaining positive. (I think)," she wrote on Aug. 8.

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Kristin has had an illustrious career thus far, including picking up Tony and Emmy awards for her work.

We wish you a speedy recovery, Kristin!

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