Barbie Ferreira is not going to be returning for Season 3 of HBO’s Euphoria, the actress introduced on social media this week.
“After four years of getting to embody the most special and enigmatic character kat, I’m having to say a very teary eyed goodbye,” she wrote alongside fan artwork created by Hunter Schafer, who performs Jules Vaughn in the hit show.
“I hope many of you could see yourself is could see yourself in her like i did and that she brought you joy to see her journey into the character she is today,” Ferreira continued. “I put all my care and love into her and i hope you guys could feel it.”
She concluded the publish: “Love you katherine hernandez,” together with a crimson coronary heart and a cat emoji.
While Ferreira did not clarify the rationale for her exit, followers beforehand speculated that her character was going to take a backseat on the present after she received considerably much less display screen time within the collection’ second season.
The Nope actress addressed the rumors earlier this yr, reassuring followers that she was solely featured much less due to the present’s pure storylines.
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She additionally shut down hypothesis that she was feuding with the present’s director Sam Levinson, which some followers believed was the rationale her display screen time was diminished in Season 2.
But Ferreira put the rumors to relaxation by stating, “What’s interesting about this season is there are so many more eyes on it that even the news cycle has been so interesting to see,” per Insider. “I’ve seen so many different things and a lot of it is untrue and some of it’s kind of like mundane little things.”
Euphoria was renewed for a third season again in February, though a release date has not but been set.