It's never fun to see the best characters get killed or written off of TV shows. But believe it or not, many of those plot twists only happen because celebrities like Sophie Turner and Jared Padalecki actually wanted their characters to be taken out of the series.
Now, if we had our way, none of our fictional favorites would suddenly disappear out of nowhere. However, we'll just have to face the harsh reality that sometimes, celebrities need to move on and pursue other opportunities.
Click through the gallery to see which stars wanted their characters written out of a show.