Anna Faris announces shocking ‘mom’ exit ahead of season 8


Anna Faris announced that she will not be returning in the CBS comedy series Mom for the eighth season to come.

The 43-year-old actress has reportedly decided to “pursue other opportunities” and her departure has nothing to do with COVID-19 concerns, according to THR.

“The last seven years Mom were among the most rewarding and rewarding of my career, ” Anna said in a statement. “I am so grateful Mandrel [Lorre], the writers and my amazing castmates for creating a truly wonderful work experience. As my journey as Christy has come to an end, allowing me to seize new opportunities, I will be watching next season and cheering on my TV family.

Christy’s role will not be recast and her absence will be addressed in the upcoming season, which begins production on September 14.

“Since the creation of Mom, Anna was the first and only choice for the role of Christy, ”Warner Bros. TV and Chuck Lorre Productions said in a statement. “We are very proud of the stories we were able to tell during Annaseven years with us. We wish Anna all the best, and we thank her for her beautiful performance.

In other news, find out how Anna congratulated her ex-husband Chris Pratt when her new baby arrives.


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