‘Originals’ Shocker: A Series Regular Exits The Show. Will You Still Watch?

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Last night’s episode of The Originals may have been titled “Farewell to Storyville,” but fans probably weren’t expecting this kind of a goodbye.

Claire Holt, who played Klaus’ brazen sister Rebekah, has exited the series, The Wrap reports.

According to The Wrap, the episode — which showed Rebekah leaving New Orleans — also marked the actress’ final stint as a series regular.

Holt, who started playing Rebekah on The Vampire Diaries in 2011 before joining the spinoff last year, hinted on Twitter that the episode was going to be pivotal ahead of its airing yesterday.

Sources close to production reportedly told Buzzfeed that it was entirely the actress’s decision to leave the series and that the door is open for her to make guest appearances in the future.

Now we turn the discussion over to you: Are you as surprised as we are about this latest development? How do you think The Originals will fare without Rebekah? Will you continue to watch the show? Or do you plan to exit along with Holt?

Tell us in the comments.

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