Just hours before her final Law & Order: SVU episode is set to air, Kelli Giddish is expressing gratitude to Rollins fans far and wide. “To everyone who supported Rollins – thank you,” the actress wrote on Instagram Thursday alongside a collection of photos of her and her cast mates, including OG leading lady Mariska Hargitay. Warren Leight, who served as SVU‘s showrunner for years, offered his own tribute to Giddish in a tweet on Thursday: “When we first started writing for [Kelli Giddish], I wondered if there was anything she couldn’t do. Emotion, exposition, authority, vulnerability, empathy… I soon realized,...
Kelli Giddish Posts Message To Fans Ahead Of Final Episode On ‘Law & Order: SVU’, Mariska Hargitay & Warren Leight Bid Her Farewell
Kelli Giddish has said goodbye and thanks to fans of Rollins ahead of her final episode Thursday on Law & Order: SVU. “To everyone who supported Rollins – THANK YOU,” Giddish wrote on Instagram Thursday alongside a photo of her with castmate Mariska Hargitay. Warren Leight, SVU‘s longtime showrunner, paid tribute to Giddish in a tweet Thursday, hours before her final episode. “When we first started writing for [Kelli Giddish], I wondered if there was anything she couldn’t do. Emotion, exposition, authority, vulnerability, empathy… I soon realized, no matter what we came up with, she’d always make it work, seemingly without effort. It’s been a...
News broke earlier this year that this season of Law & Order: SVU would be Kelli Giddish's last and that her character Amanda Rollins would be exiting the show. More details came out that it wasn't her choice but one made by the powers that be above the showrunner, and now the time has finally come for Kelli's final episode in the fall finale. Ahead of the episode, Giddish took to Instagram to share a farewell to all the fans that supported Rollins on the show over the years, and she also shared a number of photos with her friends and cast-mates all along that journey.
Kelli Giddish officially said goodbye to Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Thursday night, and co-star Mariska Hargitay joined the leagues of fans saddened by her departure. In a heartfelt Instagram post, Hargitay paid tribute to her friend and co-star Giddish. "Kelli, I’ve loved acting, learning, growing, talking, laughing and crying with you," she wrote. "I’ve loved watching your achingly beautiful performances. I’ve loved watching our friendship deepen and grow and blossom. I’ve loved every single minute of it, and I will miss you so much."
Mariska Hargitay writes sweet farewell note to 'SVU' co-star Kelli Giddish, who left the show afer 12 years
*Warning. This story contains spoilers from the Dec. 8 episode of "Law & Order: SVU." Captain Benson is sending an emotional goodbye to Detective Rollins. "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay wrote a heartfelt message on Instagram to castmate Kelli Giddish, whose final episode after 12 years on the show aired on Dec. 8.
Mariska Hargitay is celebrating her Law & Order: SVU co-star Kelli Giddish. As viewers tuned into Thursday night's newest episode to bid a tearful farewell to Giddish's Det. Amanda Rollins, the character she has portrayed for 12 years since 2011, Hargitay, who has starred alongside Giddish as Olivia Benson, posted a special tribute of her own.
After 12 seasons on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Det. Amanda Rollins' story came to a heartfelt and emotional close after it was revealed at the beginning of season 24 that Kelli Giddish was leaving the NBC crime procedural. "I think we turned out something that made the fans...
Amanda Rollins' fans are preparing to bid her farewell on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. NBC's SVU is losing its third longest-serving series regular with the 24th season's departure of Kelli Giddish. Giddish announced her departure on Instagram back in August. "I wanted to address the chatter I've seen online and let everyone know that this will, indeed, be my last season on Law & Order: SVU," she wrote. "Playing Rollins has been one of the greatest joys and privileges of my life. I've been so fortunate to be a part of the Law & Order family for the last 12 years. There is simply no other character on TV like Rollins. She's grown and changed, and I have as well. I started on this show when I was in my late 20s, and I'm grateful I got to spend so many of my adult years with Rollins in my life."
The day after her final Law & Order: SVU episode aired, Kelli Giddish is speaking out about what precipitated her exit from NBC’s long-running procedural. “My side of things is just that it’s time in the Rollins storyline,” Giddish tells our sister site Variety. “I felt like where it was heading, and where it headed last night, just seemed the right place to leave it right now.” She adds: “I am so excited about things going on in my personal life and kind of the mirroring of what’s going on in my personal life and in Rollins’, there’s a lot of joy to...
Following tonight’s enormous episode of Law & Order: SVU, of course it makes sense to hear from Mariska Hargitay. She’s the engine of the show, and of course, someone as devastated as a lot of us over the departure of Kelli Giddish after so many years. She’s given a lot to the series, and we’re going to be sad to see her go for a good while.
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Kelli Giddish Explains Her ‘Law & Order: SVU‘ Exit, Reacts to ‘Alarming’ Misconduct Claims Against Showrunner
Detective Amanda Rollins wasn’t an easy character to say goodbye to for Kelli Giddish. The actor made her final appearance on “Law & Order: SVU” on Thursday night, with her character marrying Carisi (Peter Scanavino) and choosing to leave the squad for a teaching gig. More from...
After surviving a traumatic experience during the crossover story at the beginning of this season, it looks like Det. Amanda Rollins is getting a happy ending to her 12-season run on the show. Kelli Giddish's time on Law & Order: SVU is almost up. The actress announced earlier this year...