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Jason Mitchell Is Officially Getting Killed Off 'The Chi' In Season 3, Showtime Confirms

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It's likely what Jason Mitchell has been fearing the most, but "The Chi" fans have been expecting.  It's finally being revealed how the star is being killed off the show in the upcoming season.  Details inside.

With his recent firing due to the horrifying accusations of sexual assault by his on-screen girlfriend, Tiffany Boone, fans of "The Chi" have been concerned about whether the show could continue without its lead star.  Well, Showtime is saying the show MUST go on, and here's how.


Gary Levine, Showtime’s co-president of entertainment, said Friday that Mitchell’s character on the series will be killed off in the new season.

“There is a lot of great life in ‘The Chi’ and there’s also death in ‘The Chi’ and that’s how we’ll be dealing with it,” Levine said during the Television Critics Association summer press tour Friday.

Wel, that's that.

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The creator of "The Chi", Lena Waithe, said she didn't hear about Jason's alleged behavior until the end of season 1.  She said in an interview with The Breakfast Club that she believed that her showrunner and HR was handling it, but soon realized the situation had gotten worse, causing Tiffany to only agree to be on set with Jason if her real life boyfriend was also there.  Eventually, she appeared far less in the show.

It was also noted by two female co-workers on another show Jason was working on at Netflix, Desperados, and he has also been fired from there.  his agents and management have all also dropped him as a client.



Photos: Getty

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