Tracee Ellis Ross said she is leaving the BET comedy show, “Reed Between the Lines.” In a statement Ross said that, “Reed Between the Lines” was a show, “I believe in and care about,” and that there was a “chance,” that she might return at some point.
Tracee played Carla, the wife of Alex Reed (Malcolm Jamal Warner). The couple attempts to manage raising three children while maintaining a loving relationship.
Tracee announced she has joined the cast of NBC’s fall pilot, “Bad Girls,” a show about women in federal prison. The show has yet to be picked up.
Reed Between the Lines” will continue without her. The couple will be separated as Carla moves away to Los Angeles to pursue her dream job. The second season launch next July.