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Emily Bett Rickards To Exit ‘Arrow’ Before Final Season

Emily Bett Rickards To Exit ‘Arrow’ Before Final Season

It was recently announced that Arrow would come to an end after season eight, but apparently a character will be leaving before that. Emily Bett Rickards, who portrays computer geek Felicity Smoak, recently took to social media and announced her departure from Arrow.

See her announcement down below:

Executive producers Greg Berlanti and Beth Schwartz released the following statement regarding Rickards’ departure:

“We’ve had the pleasure of working with Emily since season one and in those past seven years she has brought one of TV’s most beloved characters to life. And although we’re heartbroken to see both Emily and Felicity leave the show, we’re completely supportive of Emily and her future endeavors. She will always have a family at Arrow.”

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Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen/Speedy, Juliana Harkavy as Dinah Drake/Black Canary, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog, Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt/Wild Dog and Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Siren. Check out the synopsis below:

“There has been no shortage of close calls for Oliver Queen when it comes to protecting his Super Hero identity, but in the season six finale, he was finally backed into a corner and forced to reveal himself to the world as the Green Arrow. Now, Oliver will come face-to-face with many of the criminals he placed behind bars, as he makes a new home for himself at Slabside Maximum Security Prison. Oliver will find himself vulnerable in a way unlike ever before when a mysterious new enemy begins to unravel his work as Green Arrow, challenging him to redeem his name or risk losing everything.

DC‘s Arrow airs Mondays at 8 pm ET on The CW.

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