Pauley Perrette attends "An Evening with Women" held at the Hollywood Palladium on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime "NCIS" star Pauley Perrette says she's leaving the CBS crime drama after this season following 15 years on the show.
This is Perrette's 15th season playing the pigtailed forensic scientist Abby Sciuto on the show. Perrette confirmed reports of her departure on Twitter on Wednesday, writing that "there have been all kinds of false rumors as to why" she's leaving.
So it is true that I am leaving NCIS... There have been all kinds of false rumors as to why (NO I DON'T HAVE A SKIN CARE LINE... pic.twitter.com/gugM2a2ckT