Kristin Chenoweth Quits 'The Good Wife'

Actress focuses on injury sustained after she was hit in the head with production equipment.
3:00 | 08/14/12

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Now, to kristin chenoweth. Tough news for the talented actress, when she suffered a head injury on the set of "the good wife," when she was hit by equipment. Now, she's had to stop filming to work on her recovery. Nick watt has the story. Reporter: Kristin chenoweth wasee td up for the role in "the good wife. Bts but while filming last month, she was knocked out cold. Struck in the head by a lighting rig, that collapsed in a stiff wind. I think at first, people thought this was maybe just a bump on the head. Reporter: Now, it appears to be far more serious. Chenoweth releasing a statement, via "people" magazine. Due to my injuries, I am unable to return to "the good wife," at this time. I'm getting better slowly. And thank you, everyone, for your concern. Going back to activity early, again, can make the symptoms worse. Can sometimes complicate the recovery. ♪ Hello is it me you're looking for ♪ Reporter: The 44-year-old star won an emmy for "pushing daisies" and a guest turn on "glee." Throw in a tony-winning broadway career, and a country music sideline. This is quite a career to put on hold. Obviously, it's a big deal. We wouldn't be seeing her pull out of it unless it were something serious. Reporter: Two weeks after the accident, chenoweth tweeted, doing better every day. But august 8th came this. Today not been best pain day. Cbs sent us this statement. We enjoyed having kristin on the show and would love to have her back when she's feeling better. Chenoweth will appear in the season premiere next month and seems determined to return somewhere down the line. Tweeting, I love "the good wife," and will be back when i can. For "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. We certainly wish her a speedy recovery. Hope she comes back fast.

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