Celebrity·Posted on May 30, 2018People Are Reacting To The News That Andrew Lincoln Is Leaving "The Walking Dead" Next SeasonThis could be the end of Rick Grimes.by Christopher HudspethBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink It's been reported that Andrew Lincoln, the star of AMC's The Walking Dead, will only appear in part of Season 9 before leaving the show. AMC It's also known that Lauren Cohan will be starring in an ABC series called Whiskey Cavalier, so she'll appear in less than half of Season 9's episodes as well. AMC All of this news is topped off by reports that Norman Reedus is being offered $20 million to takeover as the lead of the show. AMC With the loss of two stars, including the main character of the series since Season 1, fans had a lot of thoughts on the future of The Walking Dead. AMC Some fans mentioned the way AMC has handled things recently, including the unpopular decision to kill off Carl in Season 8. Twitter: @HereLiesBradly Twitter: @TWalkingDWorld And a couple people cracked jokes. Twitter: @linzzzreedus Twitter: @ThatNerdTWiZT Twitter: @PatrickASchmidt Other fans simply can't imagine the show without Andrew Lincoln. Twitter: @smvkeandmirrors Twitter: @TWDFamilyy Twitter: @Iittledove Nonetheless, it'll be interesting to see how The Walking Dead chooses to phaseout Rick and Maggie, and who truly takes over as the star of the show. TSL / Via theshadowleague.com For now, fans are left wondering how much longer the series about the undead will live. Twitter: @arcticninjapaul What do you think will happen?