Former "G.C.B." star Kristin Chenoweth expresses "deep regret" over having to leave "The Good Wife," after being struck by scaffolding
Kristin Chenoweth has left the CBS drama "The Good Wife" in order to recovery from injuries she sustained last month while filming the series.
Chenoweth, who was to have recurring role on the series as a political reporter on its upcoming fourth season, announced her decision Monday, saying she has "deep regret" over leaving the series.
"It is with deep regret to inform everyone that due to my injuries, I am unable to return to 'The Good Wife' at this time," Chenoweth said in a statement. "Getting better slowly and thank you everyone for your concern."
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Chenoweth — who recently starred in the short-lived ABC series "G.C.B." — was injured when she was hit in the head by scaffolding while filming "The Good Wife" in New York. The actress was released from the hospital shortly thereafter, but her recovery hasn't been swift.
"Today not best 'pain' day," Chenoweth tweeted last week. "Remaining positive. (I think)"
Chenoweth, 44, will appear in the series' season premiere, scheduled to air next month. She may return for more episodes in the future, but at the moment she is focused on her recovery.
CBS has not yet responded to TheWrap's request for comment.