Kate Walsh Confirms She's Leaving 'Private Practice'

Tue, June 12, 2012 4:21pm EDT by 3 Comments
Kate Walsh Leaving Private Practice

Kate, 44, broke the big news on Bethenny Frankel’s new daytime talk show! Do you think she’s making a huge mistake?

Rumors of Kate Walsh‘s departure from Private Practice have been buzzing for a while, but now it’s official: The upcoming sixth season of the ABC medical drama will be Kate’s last. The actress made the announcement on Bethenny Frankel‘s syndicated talk show Bethenny on June 12.

“It’s been an incredible journey and an amazing ride,” Kate said. “I feel incredibly grateful to [Private Practice creator] Shonda Rhimes and all the fans that have been there from day one ’til now.”

Watch Kate’s big announcement below, then vote: Will you miss Addison (assuming the show continues past season six)?

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— Andy Swift

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