It is Mark HarmonLeave NCISWith regrets? One report says he’s never gotten over his feud with Pauley Perrette or the disagreements it caused with his wife. Gossip Cop investigates.
According to OK!Harmon decided to resign. NCIS not out of fatigue, but because he’s racked with guilt. Perrette, his former co-star, is still at odds with him. Perrette was dismissed after objecting to Perrette’s dog staying on the set. A source says, “She was basically told to shut up or leave, and Mark has a lot of guilt over that. What went down between him and Pauley has haunted him ever since.”
Pam Dawber, Harmon’s wife of 34 years, is sending him on a guilt trip as well. Her career was over for her husband’s sake. She also took care of their family and raised their children. Dawber “demanded that Mark live up to his promise to leave the show,”An insider’s view. Harmon is enjoying Montana’s lifestyle, but Harmon still thinks about the mistakes he made, including Perrette. According to a source, “He hopes one day that she can forgive him.”
What’s Really Going On With Mark Harmon
It’s true that there’s an unresolved tension between Perrette and Harmon. Perrette stated that she was Fearful of HarmonShe implied that she quit the show afterward “multiple physical assaults.”She still has nightmares about him as of 2019. That’s a bridge that may never be rebuilt.
OK!Harmon appears to have absolved himself of any wrongdoing. He is more like a co-star and less as a bogeyman. The narrative wants to pull at the reader’s heartstrings with its final lines, but reality just isn’t so simple.
Harmon stayed on NCIS for three seasons after Perrette left, so it’s safe to say she had nothing to do with it. Showrunner Steve Binder made it sound like the doors are wide open for his return, so we haven’t seen the last of Agent Gibbs. Gossip CopIt is doubtful that Harmon knows what Dawber has to say to this outlet. Dawber, who is also an actress, knows the realities of the industry well and clearly had no issues. Recently, she even guest-starred on several episodes.
OK! Once attempted to give Harmon the nickname Mr. Boring, but that didn’t exactly stick. It also attacked his spending habits and called him a notorious cheapskate. Why Harmon’s spending habits matter at all is still unknown.
This isn’t even the first time Gossip Cop has seen a tabloid evoke Perrette to explain Harmon’s exit. In 2019, Harmon left years ago. GlobeHarmon was fed up NCIS. Although it specifically mentioned difficulty with co stars, Perrette is the only person who has publicly voiced her grievances. Perrette’s long since moved on from NCIS, and it’s high time that the tabloids do too.