Top Stories

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.

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Aw! Kelly Ripa got teary eyed during her 15th anniversary celebration - US Weekly
  • Kanye West says he did pay the extras at his show - TMZ
  • Jennifer Lawrence just donated $2 Million to a children’s hospital - Gossip Cop
  • Watch Jason Derulo's super sexy new music video - Just Jared Jr
  • Did Ariana Grande fire her manager Scooter Braun? - Radar
  • Read what Will Smith had to say about Jaden wearing skirts - Huffington Post
  • Tom Cruise is getting ready for his next movie - Lainey Gossip
  • See Chris Rock's Oscar promos - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here