New revelations in 'The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s' pull back the curtain on Steve Carell's exit.— Collider (@Collider) March 24, 2020
As it turns out, Carell didn't actually want to leave the show. https://t.co/7rqQnarzCQ
According to interviews from Andy Greene’s new book "The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s," Carell wanted to stay but NBC wouldn't make a deal with him so he left. Ratings went down and the show ended two seasons later.