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It's Been Two Years Since Abby Left 'Ray Donovan,' but Why Did She Exit the Show?

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The seventh season of Ray Donovan is nearing, so fans are reminiscing about past episodes and storylines of the popular Showtime show. And since it's already been two years since one of the main characters Abby left the series, viewers are curious why she departed from the show in the first place. Scroll down for everything we know about actress Paula Malcomson's exit!

Why did Abby leave Ray Donovan?

In a previous interview with Forbes, actress Paula Malcomson hinted that her exit was to free up some time in her schedule to perhaps pursue other projects due to the time demand of Ray Donovan. However, the decision to end her life on the show was also influenced by the writers as well.

"The show has been an organizing principle in my life for the past six years, and it has defined me to a degree," she said in 2017. "When l am this deep into a character, I tend not to take many other jobs. My plate is full."