James Corden It is reported that he left the show The Late Late after seven years of leading the show.
The TV The 43-year-old star decided to leave at the end of the eighth season, despite the “desperate” efforts of CBS bosses to try to keep him for longer.
James first joined The Late Late Show, which is based in Los Angeles, back in 2015.
It was reported that the show’s executives were willing to pay him £ 15 million to keep him leading for another two years.
However, James has abandoned the multimillion-dollar deal, and sources report that Gavin and Stacey The star plans to return home to the UK.
A source close to the presenter said The sun“It was one of the hardest decisions in James’ life, but it was time after seven years.”
The bosses were interested in ensuring that the English comics maintained their position on the show.
A high-ranking CBS source revealed: “We [CBS] desperately tried to delay it longer, but James wanted to make only one last year, which would delay him in the show until next year.
“He has been such a hit for us for so many years, we will miss him very much.
“It is very rare to find talent that can redefine the long-term format. His scenes have gone viral around the world, breaking records and creating the most-watched online music videos in the history of night television. ”
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James stormed the show throughout his seven-year reign. His popular hits, including Carpool Karaoke, saw him win an Amy.
A friend told The sun that the father of three plans to return to England to spend more time with loved ones.
They said: “The main thing is that he is a family man. James and Jules have had little time to see their families in the UK over the last few years because of his work schedule. ”
Outside of the show James continues to be a giant in the industry both across the pond and in the UK.
He has hosted Tony and Grammy Awards, and has hosted other prime-time shows for CBS.
Later this year, he will appear in the new drama Prime Video “Mammals” – his first role in British television since his Christmas release “Gavin and Stacey”.