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Steve Carell Confirms 'Office' Exit After Seventh Season

Steve Carell Confirms 'Office' Exit After Seventh Season

Steve Carell has confirmed that he’ll will be leaving The Office after next year.

The 47-year-old actor caught up with EW at the premiere of his new animated film, Despicable Me, over the weekend and said he’s ready to wrap things up in Scranton. “I want to fulfill my contract,” he shared. “I think it’s a good time to move on.”

Steve added, “I just want to spend more time with my family.”

The Office will begin its seventh season this fall.

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  • http://www.celebpronto.com/ Dayana

    will miss him.

  • FRRRIIEEEND

    ITS SO FLUFFFYYYYYH!
    LOL LOVE THE TRAILER OF THE MOVIE… EVERYONE GO CHECK IT OUT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_rUbqbhUEQ

  • http://j ivanka

    what? the office is nothing without him imo

  • Lisa2

    He IS the show, without him, the show isn’t the same. It’s like having I Love Lucy, without Lucy…..

  • Ethan

    Smart move, the show is already sucking bad. There are no good story lines left. He’s abandoning the ship while it’s still floating.

  • eli

    Nooo! I love him but I love him because of that show. He is so funny on there, but i dont love him that much in the movies. Stupid move. :(

  • http://www.travelloversmatch.com/ Kendra

    He’ll bemissed

  • D

    Oh my gosh! He IS The Office!
    I don’t think it would be a good idea to go on without him.
    He is briliant on that show, he will be very missed.

  • yeah

    Don’t do it Michael!

  • rossy40

    I say – Will “The Office” be “The Office” without him? Maybe they will try & replace him as tried with other shows before to varying degrees of success or have one of the other male characters “take his position” as boss… Dwight (Rainn Wilson) who is after all “Assistant to the Regional Manager”
    -
    I would still watch.

  • Li Bingyang

    What a shame! Please don’t go!