Cee-Lo Green's days as a coach on The View are officially over. The singer made the announcement in an interview with Ellen Degeneres which will air today (Wednesday).

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What was thought to be a leave from the show so that he could do other things is a permanent departure. He explains, "I’m going to continue my relationship with NBC. I have a television show development deal with them as well and hopefully some other talk show opportunities for later in the year." Cee-Lo was on the first three seasons of The Voice as well as season five. Season six begins Monday.

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