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If you tune into z100, you will notice that a member of the Elvis Duran cast is missing! Why is Bethany Watson leaving The Elvis Duran Show? Where is Bethany Watson going? If you want to learn more about the radio host’s surprising move, then we have what you need.

Why Is She Leaving?

It came as a surprise to many but the rumors are true: Bethany Watson is leaving The Elvis Duran Show. The media personality took to Instagram to say her goodbyes to fans and to explain why she’s leaving the show.

“As you may have heard this morning, I’ve made the difficult decision to leave the morning show. Elvis is always saying that we need to follow what we’re passionate about, even if it’s not a sure thing. And none of us are promised tomorrow. You all know I love doing projects outside of work like writing, acting and producing, and those are things that I’m incredibly passionate about. So it’s time for me to follow those passions now.”

She added, “I am so grateful for the opportunities I’ve been given by iHeartMedia and the Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. I’m grateful to everyone on the show for welcoming in this awkward girl from Wisconsin. I’m grateful to my sister Danielle for always having my back. And I’m grateful to David Brody, my work husband, the person who really discovered me. And, I’m grateful to Elvis, who taught me more lessons than I can even comprehend right now.”

Watson concluded her message stating that she isn’t leaving New York City or social media and will be staying friends with everyone from the show.

What about the Fans?

Much like when Catt Sadler left E! News, fans weighed in on Watson’s exit and said their goodbyes, some still filled with questions and disbelief.

One follower wrote, “I’m going to miss you so much on the show! You always said what I’m thinking and your sense of humor is so dry and fun!”

Another follower wrote, “Good luck Bethany! Your voice, sensitivity and fantastic sense of humor will be soooo missed every morning. 5 years ago I was saddened by Carolina leaving but only a few weeks later you became my favorite! Congratulations on following your dreams [sic].”

Watson also made a follow-up post, thanking everyone for their kid words of encouragement.

“I am truly overwhelmed by the outpouring of messages and love from you all. Thank you for understanding and being supportive of this next step in my life! I’m going through all of your messages and I promise to read them all! You guys are truly the best. I adore you.”

There’s no mention of where Watson is going exactly, but at least fans know that she’s pursuing something in acting and producing. As for when her next project will start, is anyone’s guess. But at least fans know that she will be doing what she loves the most!