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Old 02-20-2004, 11:12 AM   #1
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I think it was due to health issues. I could be wrong. Boescher probably confirm if that was the reason.
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but I think she might have been filming "The Wiz" sometime around the final year.
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Actually, I think the writers were just trying to focus on the three friends and Mabel didn't like the fact that she was being rather left out. So she left.
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yes. she thought the show was centering more on the others. she didn't feel needed.
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Well, I heard that she left the show because she was tired of playing the stereotyped "single black mother"
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Actually it had to do with Mabel being difficult on the original show & her behind the scenes problems with the original network & producers of that show. Up until then, her health problems were not that serious. This was told to me by the cast a few years ago when I got the chance to meet them in LA. Hope that answered your question!
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Actually it had to do with Mabel being difficult on the original show & her behind the scenes problems with the original network & producers of that show. Up until then, her health problems were not that serious. This was told to me by the cast a few years ago when I got the chance to meet them in LA. Hope that answered your question!


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