Last August she announced her retirement saying, “I only meant to be at ‘ET’ for three years, suddenly it’s almost 30! I’ve reached a point when I clearly realize it’s time for a change.”
“There are many things I want to do in my life and I’d better get on with them. It will certainly be with mixed sentiments that I say ‘goodbye’ at the end of the season, but it will definitely be with a sense of celebration,” she added.
Mary will be passing the baton to Nancy O’Dell. Sounds like at 59, Mary just wanted to see what else is out there for her.