Cote De Pablo walks away from NCSI. The Chilean/American actress and recording artist, real name (María José de Pablo Fernández) has revealed that she is quitting one of the most popular dramas in the world and leaving her role as Ziva David.
She had spent eight great seasons on the program, however she will not return as a regular on the season (11) which is set to premiere sometime later this year, September, 2103. De Pablo says,
”I’ve had eight great years with Ncis and Ziva David. I have huge respect and affection for… all of the team… and I look forward to finishing Ziva‘s story.”
A spokesman for the CBS show says,
”We respect Cote’s decision, thank her for being an important part of the Ncis team, and for eight terrific years playing Ziva David… We look forward to working with her and the producers on appropriate closure in this chapter of Ziva’s story.”
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