Cote de Pablo Says Return to 'NCIS' is Possible "Under the Right Circumstances"

Cote de Pablo Says Return to 'NCIS' is Possible "Under the Right Circumstances"
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Cote de Pablo won't be returning to NCIS just yet, but that doesn't mean the door of opportunity is completely shut.

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During her appearance at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour this week, de Pablo discussed the return of her NCIS character, Ziva David.

“I think the fact that they never killed the character off is very telling,” de Pablo said with a smile, according to TV Line. “Under the right circumstances, I think it could definitely be explored.”

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The Chilean actress said the outpouring of love and support she received from fans after her departure is something she's truly grateful for. “When you make decisions like this, you never expect for people to fully understand,” she said.

“So it was really delicious to feel that kind of love and I’m always grateful for that.”