Days of Our Lives
is bidding farewell to Salem.
is reporting Scott has decided to vacate the role of EJ Dimera, which he has played since 2006. NBC/Corday Productions said in released statement:
We are saddened but supportive of James Scott's decision to leave the show after eight years to take some personal time and pursue new projects. His contribution to the show has been tremendous and we wish him the best always.
According to the magazine, Scott finished his run today and scenes will air throughout the fall. Scott stated:
I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to NBC, Sony and Corday, particularly Ken Corday, for the amazing 8 year run on Days of our Lives and for graciously supporting me in my decision in leaving the show to take personal time. To the unbelievably loving fans, I can’t begin to express my gratitude for your love and support over the years. I will miss you immensely.
Lord, I need to set up an emergency prayer circle for my fellow "EJami" fans!