Cote de Pablo Is Leaving NCIS After 8 Years — Farewell, Ziva
Sorry, NCIS fans.
According to TV Guide, Cote de Pablo (Ziva David) will not be returning as a series regular when Season 11 premieres this fall on CBS.
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Cote and the producers are now working on the right way to give her character's story closure.
In a statement, Cote says she's had "8 great years" with the show and her character, adding she has "huge respect and affection" for her castmates, team and CBS. "I look forward to finishing Ziva's story."
CBS added, "We respect Cote's decision, thank her for being an important part of the NCIS team, and for eight terrific years playing Ziva David."
Are you surprised/sad to see Cote go? What's going to happen to Ziva?!