Fans are not happy about Steve Carell leaving NBC’s hit series The Office.

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The mixed reactions are skewed towards people being upset. As sad as it will be to lose this great character, the choice is Carell’s and only he can know what is right for him and his career.

Doing the best Twitter investigative reporting you’ve ever seen, here are some of the initial reactions to this news. Please note the tweets are not set in any specific order.

Here were tweets on Monday afternoon right after the news started spreading…'re gonna have to click to enlarge this sucker.

Then we took a look at tweets later that night… there was much more anger and annoyance.