Jeffrey Tambor 'profoundly disappointed' by 'Transparent' ouster

Jeffrey Tambor says he is "profoundly disappointed" by...

Posted: Feb. 16, 2018 11:12 AM
Updated: Feb. 16, 2018 11:12 AM

Jeffrey Tambor says he is "profoundly disappointed" by Amazon's decision to pursue Season 5 of the series without him,.

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The decision was made after Amazon completed an investigation into allegations of harassment by two people who worked with Tambor on the series.

Below is Tambor's response in full:

"I am profoundly disappointed in Amazon's handling of these false accusations against me. I am even more disappointed in Jill Soloway's unfair characterization of me as someone who would ever cause harm to any of my fellow cast mates. In our four-year history of working together on this incredible show, these accusations have NEVER been revealed or discussed directly with me or anyone at Amazon. Therefore, I can only surmise that the investigation against me was deeply flawed and biased toward the toxic politicized atmosphere that afflicted our set. As I have consistently stated, I deeply regret if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone and I will continue to vehemently defend myself. I also deeply regret that this ground-breaking show, which changed so many lives, is now in jeopardy. That, to me, is the biggest heartbreak."

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