This is literally the worst news we’ve heard all day.
Stars Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones are leaving “Parks and Recreation” next season, sources have confirmed to The Wrap, TV Line, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety. The news was first reported by Buzzfeed.
Jones, who plays nurse Ann Perkins, has been with the series from the pilot. Lowe’s upbeat city manager Chris Traeger joined in Season 2. The two dated and broke up, but decided to try to conceive a child together last season.
No reason for Lowe and Jones’s departure has been given, but the duo would leave in the 13th episode, likely during February sweeps. Considering their recent storylines, it’s probable that Ann and Chris get pregnant and leave Pawnee together.
Another stellar year in the books for Parks and Rec. And a good finale that makes me anxious for next season to start. Ron as a dad?! Oh, it’s on.