Following news that Taylor Kinney would be taking a break from portraying Lieutenant Severide on Chicago Fire, some fans wasted no time in expressing their sadness at his impending absence. “OMG how can you have Chicago Fire without Taylor Kinney!” @SherryG50496649 tweeted. “Aww, that just breaks my heart!”
While Severide’s reportedly temporary departure from the show has disappointed fans of the character, many have prioritized expressing well wishes for Kinney. “I’m heartbroken at the news of Severide, but I really hope Taylor Kinney is okay!” @docmarcelsgirl1 tweeted. As information remained unclear about the reason for Kinney’s leave, others stressed the importance of being respectful and considerate of the actor. “I just want to send good thoughts and support that he, his family and friends are doing well and waiting for an official update to be released as no one knows what Taylor is going through so I just hope everything is okay.” .” u/NorthernLights3-2-1 commented.
While the length of Kinney’s vacation is still unclear, it appears the actor will be absent from part of the second half of Chicago Fire’s 11th season. For now, fans will have to wait for more details on when or if the star or the show’s creative team decides to share an update on the situation.