Why American Television Actress Amy Carlson Decided to Leave "Blue Bloods"? Disclose All the Detailed Reasons

November 8, 2017
First Published On: November 8, 2017

An American police procedural drama series, Blue Bloods is filmed in New York City. But when Blue Blood returned to the airwaves for season 8, it didn't come back with all its original casting members. Yes, we are talking about Amy Carlson.

At the end of season 7, it was revealed that Amy's character, Linda had died, which had been a key character in the entire series. And the sudden exit of the character really shocked us. So why did Amy decide to leave "Blue Blood"? Any guesses? No, then just be with us, here's the answer. Stick with us.

Why American Television Actress Amy Carlson Decide to Leave "Blue Bloods"?

Actress, Amy Carlos is best known for her role as Linda Reagan in the CBS police procedural BlueBlood. Her departure from Blue Blood has been very tough for her fans.

Amy Carlson- Blue Bird Cast Amy Carlson- Blue Bird Cast, SOurce: TVLine

Although Amy was a regular since season 2, she did not come back after season 7. Linda gets killed in a helicopter crash while on duty in the end of the season 7.

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Donnie Wahlberg, who portrays the character of Danny Reagan revealed that it's been difficult for him to move forward, both as an actor and as Danny's portrayer.

He explained how he approached those scenes while playing as a widower, and then just thought about his friend Amy rather than trying to act.

Donnie Wahlberg and Amy Carlson in Blue Bloods Donnie Wahlberg and Amy Carlson in Blue Bloods, Source: Screener TV

He added,

"I thought about all the years together and all the highs and lows and the ups and downs and the journey. Any tears I shed in that scene was really Donnie shedding them for Amy. She’s a dear friend. I cherish our friendship."

Amy also raved to the US magazine about her friendship with Wahlberg. She said that Wahlberg and she used to text all the time and they are still very close friends. She further added that he's been super generous and a lovely person.

Youtube: Amy Carlson Leaves 'Blue Bloods' After 7 Seasons

Amy also shared that she became emotional after reading the sad comments her fans left regarding her retirement from the show. She tweeted,

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Well, talking about her sudden leave form the show, Deadlines reported that she felt it was time to leave the show and her contract was up. But her fans might get disappointed by not seeing her in the season 8.

Amy's sudden leave really left the entire member of the show and her fans heartbroken worldwide. Hope we will see her in other television shows in future soon.