NCIS Boss Sounds Off On Cote De Pablo's "Sad"

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September 10, 2013 AT 2:33 PM
Fans of NCIS have been preemptively mourning the loss of one of the series' most-beloved characters, Ziva David, ever since star Cote de Pablo announced she was leaving the CBS hit after eight years. Now, executive producer Gary Glasberg is responding to NCIS' fans directly about his leading lady's departure. In an extensive open letter, Glasberg assures the show's viewers, whom he calls "the greatest fan base in the universe," that the NCIS team is handling Ziva's exit with "the utmost care and decency," adding, "It's okay to be sad.