Why Is Jay Halstead Actor Jesse Lee Soffer Leaving Chicago PD?
Interestingly, Lee Soffer had been portraying his part of Det. Jay Halstead since 2013, when he became the main cast of "Chicago P.D." in 2014.
After eight years and ten seasons with the show, Variety has exclusively confirmed that the actor would be leaving the show.
Jesse will depart from his character after the season closes in the fall. "Chicago P.D." season 10 will premiere on NBC n September 21 at 10 p.m. ET.
After the news confirmation regarding his role, Jesse's thank you message to his colleagues and fans also hit the news.
He thanked his fans for their unwavering support throughout the time and said that he will always be proud of his time as Det. Jay Halstead.
Regarding his love for his character, Jesse's social media handles mainly include pictures of the shoot time and some unseen pictures of Jay.
The show's fandom is currently baffled yet supportive concerning the news.