'MythBusters' Stars Kari, Tory and Grant Leaving the Show
In some news that's sure to upset MythBusters fans, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara are leaving the hit Discovery series after a decade on the show.
The news was announced at the end of Thursday's episode, and all three stars have since taken to Twitter to react.
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After a decade of the Mythbusters, we are no longer with the show. Thank you to all the fans who have supported us.— Kari Byron (@KariByron) August 22, 2014
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will return to being the sole hosts next season.
"Kari, Tory and Grant have been an incredibly important part of MythBusters for over a decade. From explosions to car crashes to even more explosions, this trio has helped shape MythBusters into the Emmy-nominated series it is today," Discovery said in a statement Friday. "Everyone at Discovery wants to thank them for their tireless work busting almost 1000 myths, and we wish them all the best on their future endeavors."
The show's official Twitter also reached out to Byron, Imahara and Belleci, and thanked them for their "tireless work" along with posting this video featuring highlights of the trio's most memorable moments on the show.
We want to thank @KariByron@GrantImahara@ToryBelleci for their tireless work, and wish them all the best. https://t.co/pmMSqiRAH1— MythBusters (@MythBusters) August 22, 2014
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