It’s true. Stacy Dash was fired from left “Single Ladies.” (Insert obligatory sad face here.)

Yesterday, Dash, who played fashion boutique owner Val — one of the show’s lead characters — confirmed that she had left the show, not giving a reason as to why, which leads us to believe that the rumors about the “dispute” between her and her co-star LisaRaye McCoy … were either somewhat true, or all the way true. (Why can’t we all just get along?)

Stacy’s version of the “situation,” however, includes the fact that she’s a mother and she wants to be able to spend more time with her children. Read her statement below:

“I truly enjoyed playing Val on ‘Single Ladies’, but I have decided to leave the show. I have to be back in LA with my children right now and the ‘Single Ladies’ shooting location makes that impossible. I wish VH1 the best of luck with the show and in maintaining the strong fan base we developed in season one.”

VH1 has also issued a statement on the matter:

“VH1 respects Stacey’s decision and her commitment to what she feels is best for her family. We thank her for all of her hard work in making ‘Single Ladies’ a success right out of the gate, and we wish her nothing but the best in her future plans.”

“Single Ladies,” VH1’s first scripted original series, has been renewed for a second season, and there is no word just yet on who the network will replace Stacey Dash with.

Guess we’ll just have to wait and see what happens from here…

Will you continue to watch the show now that Stacey Dash is gone?

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