Liz Vassey will not return for CSI's 11th season, a CBS rep tells TVGuide.com.
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Vassey's contract option was not picked up, as first reported by Entertainment Weekly
. According to that report, the 37-year-old actress, who for five seasons has played DNA technician Wendy Simms, was let go because the show is moving in a different creative direction next year.Several of the show's other stars are also negotiating new contracts, according to EW
. Series star Laurence Fishburne, however, is contracted
through the end of the 2010-2011 season.Are you sad to see Vassey go?