Here's Why Mark Consuelos Is Suddenly Leaving Riverdale After Four Seasons
Sad news for Riverdale fans: Mark Consuelos is leaving the CW series after four seasons of playing Veronica Lodge’s father Hiram Lodge. News of Mark’s departure was announced ahead of Season 5’s finale, with executive producer and showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa telling Deadline:
Don’t worry, Mark also gave a sweet statement, saying “First and foremost, I would like to thank Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa for this incredible opportunity. Never before has playing a character that was so bad, felt so good. Huge thanks to the Riverdale fandom, to the brilliant crew and amazing cast, whom I consider dear friends and family.”
FYI, Mark went ahead and retweeted a retweet of an article from Decider, which notes that he has “been pretty open about missing his family during the Vancouver based shoots,” which could have impacted his decision to leave the show.
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