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Ashlee Simpson Moves Out Of 'Melrose Place'

Ashlee Simpson Moves Out Of 'Melrose Place'

Ashlee Simpson and co-star Colin Egglesfield‘s story lines on Melrose Place will wrap up in an episode airing on January 2010.

EW‘s Michael Ausiello has an interview with exec producer Todd Slavkin explaining the reasons why.

On the decision to let Ashlee and Colin go: Well, we always knew that this murder mystery would end in episode 12. And we always knew that [Ashlee's] character of Violet would be instrumental in that as a suspect, and [Colin's character of] Augie as well. And once that murder mystery was solved, she would go on her way. That was the original plan going into the development of the show.

On how Ashlee and Colin took the news: They’re total professionals and they took it like professionals. When you go into a show you never know what’s going to evolve and what the possibilities are. But because they knew ahead of time [that leaving was a possibility], it wasn’t a complete shock.

New characters to be (re)introduced include Heather Locklear and Brooke Burns.

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34 Responses to “Ashlee Simpson Moves Out Of 'Melrose Place'”

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  1. 1
    dundies Says:

    i swear if this show gets the axe i’ll be pissed. its better than 90210 which is cheesy, vampire diaries which is cliche and the beautiful life which is gone ha

  2. 2
    coco Says:

    See you guys at Starbucks. Welcome to the unemployed population!

  3. 3
    I n F a m o u s l y C o o l Says:

    jared’s trying to be nice so he can get an interview. ahahahahahaha.. she got canned. hahahahaha..

  4. 4
    GoodGirl Says:

    Well…the show sucked, so does she!

  5. 5
    d Says:

    Its about time!!

  6. 6
    mare Says:

    SHe was terrible on the show. But I like the show. Too bad about Colin. I really like him.

  7. 7
    Valerie Says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

  8. 8
    Valerie Says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

  9. 9
    JJ Says:

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    IF she was “good” and/or brought in ratings she wouldn’t be going anywhere……Trust me!.
    This just proves Asslees downward spiral of a career……..
    LOL! Looks like Daddys gonna have to get a “real job”…Uh-Oh!
    .

  10. 10
    Mari! Says:

    I like Augie but I hate Violet! feel sorry for him

  11. 11
    Emily Says:

    ha! im glad ashlee is going to be gone..such a bad actress!!! it was so annoying to watch her!!!….but dont take away the hot guy!!!! auggie is so cute.. bad choice cw!

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    TT Says:

    Thank God Colin is gone. He was terrible, and his place is on daytime soap operas. Ashlee was horrible, too. This show now has hope.

  13. 13
    lyn Says:

    glad Ashlee simpson is going to be gone, her character creeps me out.

  14. 14
    cutiepie32 Says:

    @JJ: Daddy doesnt need a real job. He’s still making money off of Jessica.

  15. 15
    michaela Says:

    I read Ugly Betty is heading for the chopping block sooner than later. How do we know? It’s being moved to a Friday night time slot (aka The Graveyard) in TV industry parlance.

    What happens to Eric Delko(Adam Rodriguez) who just gave up his role in CSI:Miami to Eddie Cibrian?

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    blablabla Says:

    ok this is the end i watched this show no more this is so stupid Ashlee was the star in this series like Mischa the star in o.c. was this is really.really stupid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!hate Melrose Place

  17. 17
    Franck Says:

    Ashley, such a bad actress. Go Melrose. More Cassy Kassidy !!!

  18. 18
    J. Ryan Says:

    @blablabla:

    ashlee wasn’t the star… she was creepy. if anyone is the star (and this is an ensemble cast meaning no one is the star) it would be katie cassidy.

  19. 19
    Kelsey Says:

    @dundies: Completely agree!…but I love Vampire Diaries too even if it is cliche at times..it’s better than Twlight…that’s for sure.

    Ashlee just creeps me out every time I watch it

  20. 20
    MR.be Says:

    hes the hottest guy on the planet. PERIOD!

  21. 21
    hopeso Says:

    GOOD RIDDANCE THE ***** CANT ACT! I DON’T KNOW WHY THEY BROUGHT HER ON THERE IN THE FIRST PLACE.

  22. 22
    Biff Says:

    of course….they tried to do it “in a nice way”….

    she was a lousy actress anyway!

  23. 23
    cainvx Says:

    okay the plot about colin’s character barely started, so why get him in the first place? and it’s already epsiode 7, if the murder thing will end this soon the show totally sucks. it doesn’t talk much about the murder so far.

  24. 24
    Cobbsalad Says:

    Ashlee is a terrible actor. But Colin may be even worse. The guy is completely stiff. At least, Ashlee Simpson has sexy feet.

  25. 25
    meh Says:

    translation: girl got fired!

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