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Jeffrey Tambor Announces Exit From Transparent Amid The Sexual Harassment Scandal: 'I Don't See How I Can Return'

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Jeffrey Tambor has exited Transparent.

As we previously reported, there have been rumblings of an ousting ever since two women came forward with claims of sexual harassment against the celebrated actor. Tambor's accusers included his former assistant, Van Barnes, and his costar, Trace Lysette.

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While it was rumored on Friday that those in charge of the Amazon hit were prepared to move forward with season five sans Jeffrey, this piece of gossip has been proven to be TRUE as Jeffrey has come forward to announce his departure from the series. In a statement to Deadline on Sunday, the Arrested Development alum explained:

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Transparent Showrunners Are Considering Writing Off Jeffrey Tambor's Lead Character Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Jeffrey Tambor's job on Transparent is possibly in jeopardy.

As we reported, the 73-year-old actor is under fire for two allegations of sexual harassment — one from his former assistant, Van Barnes, and another from his costar, Trace Lysette.

Season five is set to debut next year under the direction of new showrunner Jill Gordon — and we're hearing Amazon producers are preparing to continue on with the dramedy without the Emmy winner. Wow!

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A source told Variety of the potential switch up:

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Jeffrey Tambor Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Transparent Costar Trace Lysette — And Here's His Response

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Jeffrey Tambor isn't going to be able to brush off this claim.

As you surely saw, earlier this month, the Transparent actor became the subject of an internal investigation at Amazon after his former assistant, Van Barnes, accused the industry vet of sexual harassment. At the time, Tambor downplayed the controversy by calling the accusations "baseless" and labeled Barnes as a "disgruntled" ex-employee.

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Well, it seems Van isn't the only one who has had an issue with Jeffrey's behavior as one of his Transparent costars has since accused him of misconduct. Actress Trace Lysette, who plays Shea on the Amazon TV series, has come forward with claims that Tambor made lewd and sexually suggestive remarks to her on several occasions. In addition to the unwelcome comments, Trace says Jeffrey once pressed up against her during a break in filming in a "sexually aggressive manner"

Specifically, while filming a scene which required Trace to don a salmon-colored lingerie top and matching short-shorts, the celebrated performer remarked:

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World, Meet Danica Roem — Virginia's First Openly Transgender Elected Official!

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History has been made!!

On Tuesday, transgender woman Danica Roem defeated Republican Robert G. Marshall in a political race for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. This election win is so major since Marshall was the one who introduced the controversial "bathroom bill" in Virginia.

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Not to mention, the 33-year-old former journalist is the first openly transgender person to be elected and seated in a state legislature. You go, girl!

Roem's victory over Marshall must feel pretty good as the 73-year-old has proposed several anti-LGBTQ pieces of legislation. In fact, the 13-term incumbent previously dubbed himself the state's "chief homophobe." Oh, and during his tenure with the House of Delegates, Robert proposed that openly gay people should be banned from

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Caitlyn Jenner Fulfills Fantasy Of Walking Down Beach As True Self! WATCH!

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It's never too late to follow your dreams!

On Friday, Caitlyn Jenner revealed her ultimate life "fantasy" is to walk down the beach as her "authentic self."

In 2015, the famed athlete publicly came out as transgender, and has been known as "Caitlyn" ever since.

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The Olympian wrote:

"40 years ago my therapist asked me what my fantasy is. I told her walking on the beach being my authentic self and…"

Wearing a cleavage-bearing one piece, the former I Am Cait star proudly struts her stuff along the water as she says, "Free!"

To watch the inspiring clip, ch-ch-check it out (below)!

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Singer Teddy Geiger Announces Transitioning — 'This Is Who I Have Been For A Long Time'

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Live your best life, Teddy Geiger!

The For You I Will singer announced to Instagram on Thursday night that the songwriter is in the process of transitioning!

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After being asked by a fan why the celeb "looks different" lately, the 29-year-old opened up about the journey.

Geiger penned:

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