'The Office' Crew Opens Up On Steve Carell's Exit; Blames It On NBC

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The Office is making the headlines as it has been stated by the crew that Steve Carell did not leave the show on his free will. Read on to know more.

Written By Hrishikesh Gawade | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Office is making the headlines for various things. Fans of the comedy show believed that Steve Carell, who played the lead character on the show left it on his own free will, but now reports suggest that it was due to something else that Carell had to leave the show

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The Office’s crew blame NBC for Carell’s exit

According to reports, it has been stated that Steve Carell did not leave the show titled The Office on his own accord. Former crew members have blamed NBC for the actor’s exit from the series after the seventh season. The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s, penned by Andy Greene, has put these things in a new light and hints on why Carell may have left the show.

Sound operator Brian Wittle stated that Carell did not get any response from the makers of the show regarding his contract. Hairstylist Kim Ferry also supported this claim and stated that the network decided not to pick up Carell for another season. He stated that Carell did not want to leave the show.

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He had told the network that he was going to renew the contract for a few more years and was willing to do it wholeheartedly along with his agent. But the network did not contact him. The deadline came and went but no contract was signed. Even when Carell was willing to stay in the team, the network did not take actions to move things forward.

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He further stated that if one is not respected and do not even get a contract offered then one should move on and that is what Carell did. Carell would have stayed with The Office if things would have moved differently. Fans are disheartened by Carell’s exit from the show.

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