Nurse Jackie Says Bye Bye to Mo-Mo

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Showtime has set a return date for Nurse Jackie (March 22) and named a couple big-time guest stars, including Harvey Fierstein.

Those announcements make us happy. This one does not:

The series has dropped Mohammed “Mo-Mo” De La Cruz as a regular. The gay nurse, played by Haaz Sleiman, won't return at all in season two.


Michael Ausiello spoke to a Showtime source that confirmed the departure, while a rep for Sleiman said producers felt “the character’s storyline ran its course... We were surprised. It came out of left field.”

We'll miss Mo-Mo's sass and advice for Jackie. Will you?

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