Horrible News on this Thursday afternoon. “Gilmore Girls” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino is leaving the show she created, walking away from a seventh season and huge payday! Click over to The Ausiello Report for more details.

In her own words, ASP states, “Despite our best efforts to return and ensure the future of Gilmore Girls for years to come, we were unable to reach an agreement with the studio and are therefore leaving when our contracts expire at the end of this season. Our heartfelt thanks go out to our amazing cast, hard-working crew and loyal fans. We know that the story lines from this season will continue into the next, and that the integrity of the show will remain long after we leave Stars Hollow.”

The Gilmore Girls without Amy & Dan will be like THE WEST WING without Aaron Sorkin, or SEINFELD without Larry David – meaning, this is a really really bad thing. ASP was the heart, soul, and mostimportantly the voice of Rory and Lorelai. I won’t abandon the show just yet, but there’s a good chance Stars Hollow will never be the same again.

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