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The decision is in: Bull will finish with season six.
On Tuesday, Jan. 18, Bull star Michael Weatherly took to Twitter to announce that the legal drama will come to an finish in 2022. In a press release, Weatherly revealed that he is "determined it is time to pursue new artistic challenges and convey [Dr. Jason Bull's] story to an in depth."
"It has been an honor to work with this gifted solid, crew and writing/producing group," he wrote, "who helped reinvent the authorized drama. Keep tuned for a giant sequence end…Because of all of the followers from the underside of my coronary heart. You'll all the time be part of our Bull household!"
CBS went on to substantiate Weatherly's assertion, as they expressed an analogous sentiment, writing, "For six seasons, Bull has established itself as a rankings winner with its recent tackle the judicial course of by no means earlier than seen on tv. We prolong our because of the gifted solid, Michael Weatherly, Geneva Carr, Yara Martinez, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Christopher Jackson, MacKenzie Meehan, the unimaginable artistic group led by Kathryn Worth and Nichole Millard, and our exhausting working crew, for bringing to life these progressive tales."
Because the assertion continued, the community thanked their "loyal viewers," including that they "stay up for offering them with a closing run of compelling episodes stuffed with the humor, intelligence and twists which have made the drama a fan favourite."
Although this information could also be surprising to followers, Bull hasn't been with out its controversy these final six years. In December 2018, The New York Times revealed that former Bull actress Eliza Dushku received a $9.5 million settlement from CBS for alleged sexual harassment and wrongful termination.
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The article detailed inappropriate and sexual remarks allegedly made by Weatherly to Dushku. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum entered mediation with CBS after telling third-party investigators, who had been trying into claims made towards former CBS CEO Les Moonves, that she was written off the present for talking out. Each author Glenn Gordon Caron and Weatherly denied being concerned in Dushku's dismissal.
A few of the harassment claims had been later confirmed throughout meditation, when outtakes from the present had been shared, in line with The New York Instances.
Weatherly went on to apologize for his actions, telling the publication, "Throughout the course of taping our present, I made some jokes mocking some strains within the script. When Eliza informed me that she wasn't snug with my language and try at humor, I used to be mortified to have offended her and instantly apologized. After reflecting on this additional, I higher perceive that what I stated was each not humorous and never applicable and I'm sorry and remorse the ache this precipitated Eliza."
After CBS confirmed the existence of the settlement within the NYT article, a spokesperson for the community told NBC News, "The allegations in Ms. Dushku's claims are an instance that, whereas we stay dedicated to a tradition outlined by a protected, inclusive and respectful office, our work is way from carried out. The settlement of those claims displays the projected quantity that Ms. Dushku would have acquired for the stability of her contract as a sequence common, and was decided in a mutually agreed upon mediation course of on the time."
Bull has 12 episodes left in its closing season and airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET on CBS.
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