Kari posted five tweets, saying: 'I guess you guys are finding out the news right about now.
After a decade of the Myth Busters, we are no longer with the show.
According to co-hosts Savage and Hynerman, letting the three cast members go was a part of the move to bring the series back to its "origins," with just the two of them.
fans found out that fan-favorite cast members Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara were leaving the series last month, they didn't take the news quietly. Fans took to the Internet after Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman announced the three cast members were leaving, and started a petition to re-hire Byron, the sole female on the show, as well as the two others.
So far, the petition has earned more than 32,000 online signatures, and Discovery has noticed.
Unfortunately, that sounds like a pretty final "no" to the question of whether or not Byron will return to the show, but at least it shows that Discovery does support women in science, unlike what the petition claims."This is a huge step backward for Discovery," the petition reads.
"As the main female Mythbuster, Kari inspired a generation of girls and showed them that they too had a place in the traditionally male-dominated world of science.
“This next season, we’re going back to our origins which is just Adam and me.
“I want to take a moment to thank you guys for the incredible work over the last ten years. "Adam shared the photo of the crew above and thanked his cohorts.At the end of Thursday night's edition, co-hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman announced that fan favourites Kari Byron, 39, Tory Belleci, 43, and Grant Imahara, 43, would not be returning for season 17. You’ve given literally your blood, sweat and tears in the name of science, and it has been a total pleasure not only to work with you but to call you our friends. “Bye, guys.” It’s great to see that all of their messages were so overwhelmingly positive, but we still can’t help but be disappointed.Grant joined the show in 2005, and Kari and Tory in 2004 — decade-long runs are nothing to sneeze at, and clearly Not only did the ratings keep the show on the air, but so too did enormous critical acclaim — the show has been nominated five times for Primetime Emmy Awards!While rumors of behind-the-scenes drama have always dogged the cast, Jamie revealed in an interview with that that’s basically what happens when you work with the same people for 10 years: “We get on each other’s nerves and everything all the time, but whenever that happens, we say so and we deal with it and move on.