But according to a new article from the New York Times, no final decision has been made just yet.
After Tambor was accused of harassment by a former assistant and an actress on the show, the Emmy victor issued a statement saying, "Given the politicized atmosphere that seems to have afflicted our set, I don't see how I can return to 'Transparent'". "But no final decision for next year has been made, either by Jeffrey or by Amazon".
ET reached out to Tambor's rep for clarification.
"Playing Maura Pfefferman on Transparent has been one of the greatest privileges and creative experiences of my life", Tambor said. Prominent writers, stars, producers, and even the show's creator, Jill Soloway, all begged Amazon to consider letting the show go on without Tambor.
In a statement to Deadline, Tambor citied a "politicized atmosphere" as the reason for his autonomous departure. "I am deeply sorry if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being sexually aggressive or if I ever offended or hurt anyone".
In November, Van Barnes accused Tambor of groping her and making lewd comments while she was his assistant, prompting Amazon to launch an investigation. Later that month, guest star Trace Lysette came forward with further alleged instances of inappropriate behavior.
But now a representative for Tambor has told the New York Times that the actor did not have any plans to quit the show.
Lysette, who like Barnes is transgender, said that Tambor assaulted her in a corner of the soundstage while they were waiting for a camera setup for a pivotal scene in the second season. Amazon is now conducting an investigation into the allegations, but, according to the Times, the show writers are now working on the next season, which was renewed in August.
That seems like a pretty clear indication that he was stepping away from Transparent. Tambor's Maura, however, was the driving force behind the show.
Tambor has won two Emmys and a Golden Globe for his work on the Amazon series.