Four months after joining the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful, the show has confirmed that Mario Lopez (Christian Ramirez) will be leaving. A spokesperson for The Bold and the Beautiful stated that a mutual decision was reached and that Lopez is allowed to pursue other projects that he may be interested in. Rumor has it that he is in talks with the prime time hit Dancing With the Stars on ABC.

He has already taped his last episode, but his final airdate has not been provided by the show. “Mario was a joy to have as part of The Bold and the Beautiful family”, According to Executive Producer and Head Writer Bradley Bell, “He has done an excellent job. We wish him well in his future endeavors, and one day, Christian could show up again.” His final scenes will air on July 18, 2006.