'Law & Order: SVU' to Lose Key Cast Member This Season

Kelli Giddish, who portrays Amanda Rollins on the NBC drama, will depart during the upcoming 24th season.

Giddish joined the show in Season 13 in 2011.

Giddish wrote: “I wanted to address the chatter I’ve seen online and let everyone know that this will, indeed, be my last season on ‘Law & Order: SVU.’

I’ve been so fortunate to be a part of the ‘Law & Order’ family for the last 12 years. 

Giddish joined “SVU” in 2011 for Season 13 following Christopher Meloni’s departure. 

According to IMDB, she first guest-starred on the show in Season 8, Episode 12 "Closure" as Kara Bawson.

Giddish began her television career in 2005, playing Di Henry on ABC’s “All My Children.”

Giddish said I’m so excited to take all the things I have learned in my time on ‘SVU’

Fans were shocked to learn Rollins will be departing the show sometime in Season 24.

'Law & Order: SVU' to Lose Key Cast Member This Season

Actress Kelli Giddish, who has portrayed Detective Amanda Rollins for the last decade.