Tamera Mowry announced that she was leaving The Real after seven years.
“For seven years, my home and heart has been at The Real,” the 42-year-old wrote on Instagram. “The friendships that I’ve made there will last a lifetime, and the people that I’ve had the blessing to interview have changed my life for the better.”
The actress and talk show host added that she is “so proud” of what The Real hosts have accomplished, “including two well-deserved NAACP Images Awards and a Daytime Emmy.”
“However, all good things must come to an end, and it’s with a bittersweet smile that I announce that I am moving on from The Real,” Mowry continued. “To my fellow hosts, I love you, I will miss you, and I will always be there for you. Thank you for teaching me, supporting me, and loving all of me.”
Mowry also said that she will be “rooting” for her fellow co-hosts from afar. “I look forward to spending more time with my family, pursuing amazing new opportunities, and embarking on the next chapter of my life,” she concluded.
Mowry also asserted that although she didn’t intend to address her departure Monday in the wake of Naya Rivera’s death, she wanted to break the news herself.
Mowry’s co-host Adrienne Bailon commented, “SISTERS FOREVER & EVER & EVER,” while her husband Adam Housley replied, “The kids and I are so very proud of everything you do.”
The Real premiered back in 2013.