Christopher Abbott Quits 'Girls': Twitter Reacts

No one is happy that Charlie is leaving the show

April 5, 2013 3:05 PM ET
Allison Williams and Chris Abbott as Marnie and Charlie on HBO's Girls
Allison Williams and Chris Abbott as Marnie and Charlie on 'Girls'
Jojo Whilden

Yesterday, Rolling Stone posted the news that Christopher Abbott, the actor who plays Charlie on Girls, is quitting the show. It prompted a communal response of dread and doom from the Twittersphere. We also saw Facebook users offer their exasperation; the most common response, by far, was "Noooooooooooooooo!"

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We get it. No one saw this coming. He reunited with Marnie in the Season Two finale. He provided much-needed eye-candy on Girls amongst the ubiquitous, cringeworthy awkwardness. How could he be leaving? He reportedly clashed with series creator/star Lena Dunham, and it will be interesting to see how they write his exit into the Girls narrative.

Read on for a taste of the Internet's horrified reactions to the news. Goodbye, Charlie.

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