CeeLo Green has quit The Voice

CeeLo Green’s final season on The Voice was last fall’s season, as he won’t return; he’s not just taking this season off like he did last spring. Buzzfeed has already scraped together 29 GIFs of his time on the show.

He revealed that on Ellen’s show, which airs today, surprising Ellen when he said “I’m gonna miss The Voice … I’m not coming back at all. I don’t want to wear out my welcome there.” CeeLo said, “I’m going to continue my relationship with NBC” and cited possible “talk show opportunities.”

He posted a note on his web site that gave a more detailed explanation, saying “There are numerous reasons that led to this decision, which has been amicably reached with NBC”; he also called the show “an immensely enjoyable experience for me.”

In a statement, NBC reality executive Paul Telegdy said “Cee Lo has been an instrumental part of the success of The Voice and we deeply appreciate all his contributions,” adding that they will be “working with him on other upcoming projects that will tap into both his musical and entertainment expertise.”

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