I know a lot of conjecture is running around about whether or not Grant Wilson is divorced and that is why he's leaving "Ghost Hunters" show. I recently wrote a post giving him accolades for what he has done in the field, but most especially for his team that needed the balance of someone so sensitive and calm.
Yes, he did not have a wedding ring on during the announcement episode, it's true, but there are a million reasons a man does not wear his ring and one of those could be divorce and others quite practical or symbolic. It is hard to try and balance a career in which ones goes from a plumber and website designer who is raising 3 kids and married to a sudden celebrity who is traveling the globe, giving talks and ghost hunts, as well as public engagements required of him as a TV celebrity and working a magazine and buying an inn.
There is no instruction booklet on how to handle things that happen overnight; just ask any bewildered lottery winner. It can hurt relationships to have success even more than having defeat. Once success is achieved, the level of work that got you there must continue and the demands from every source gain exponentially.
The fact that he realized he had an important personal decision to make and he chose his personal life over his professional life, he earned even more respect in my eyes. No matter what Grant faces ahead of him, he can know that he took the greatest risk of all - happiness over dollars.
Good luck and safe voyage.
Update: Someone has pointed out that on Grant's Twitter he said he was having his 15th anniversary with his lovely wife, so it can be assumed there was no divorce. The show was filmed some time ago and it's entirely possible that he was separated and leaving the show was the necessary sacrifice, but also there could have been issues with his health, other members of the team, and any other number of variables in his personal life that made him leave a popular show. Still, no matter what his reasons for leaving his gravy train, I respect the hell out of him for taking the higher road. May that road have a beautiful view and lots of new opportunities.
MORE UPDATE: Grant speaks here.
Grant's latest tweet "Celebrating our 15th Anniversary with my lovely wife. It just gets better and better! I love you, Reanna!"ReplyDelete
My only wish for Grant is good health and a happy home. As for the other notes that I have reviewed, my opinion is that Jay and Grant know each other like brothers. I do not feel it is appropriate to speculate or gossip on what is going on. I do respect this person for dropping out of the spot light that evolved like the snowball effect. I just want to wish him well and I hope to see him on some episodes in the future. It may be more suitable for him to work on the show off and on. I can understand that.Delete
Grant if you happen to read this, just know that I believe there is something else out there and the pursuit of the truth has been an honest mission of yours. I have people laugh at me but I know what I have experienced. I appreciate your privacy and do not want to guess about your reasons for leaving the show. Just an
FYI every time I watch Ghost Hunters and see you... I say to God " bless him" it only takes a second. Prayer goes a long way. \Take care.... Korrine
Grant and his wife have their own band now. I think that it's possible that his "personal reasons" may have been for them to attempt getting the band out there.Delete
He said that when he left but it was still a bad choice. I think he laughed because the show is now run by the production company just like Ghost Hunters International and they want more fluff that's why it stinksDelete
Good for him! I hope this puts it to rest. And, I hope he has the time to get done whatever it is he has been putting off while his life was not his own.ReplyDelete
great entry and great info in the comments. it sucks to see him go but its awesome he choose love over greed isn't it? :) best of luck grantReplyDelete
Great post Autumn.It goes to show that Grant is a stand up guy.ReplyDelete
Money can buy you anything,but love is priceless.
It takes a strong person to walk away from the spotlight like that. Some people wouldn't put family first. As far as wedding rings go...there are millions of reasons. I myself am not wearing mine right now - because I forgot to put it on. I knew I was forgetting something - I got five minutes from my house and remembered!ReplyDelete
Wonderful post - I love the focus on the positive!!
Only a chick would notice something like that.ReplyDelete
Actually, it was a dude friend who emailed me and told me Grant didn't have his ring on. Even though I'm a single gal, I'm still not used to looking for rings on men. So, I replayed it to see.ReplyDelete
I'm more concerned with his health and the health of those around him; I wish him all the best and an easy path.ReplyDelete
He has been looking very pale with dark circles under his eyes. But it could be stress and not sleeping or earin well. Hope all is ok.Delete
I think it has alot too do with the medications He is very obviously on---just look at his eyes--very watery & bloodshot all the time--looks like He is half asleep---& He never drives the van! Why? maybe because of the prescription meds that He is on---noone lives a show that suddenly--Delete
Its easier to delude yourself thn face reality- no weddign rign needs no marital reltionship- period. So, his marriage is breaking up- did he find another partner or did his wife- odds aare for the former....this is what celebrity buys- saad but true.ReplyDelete
Deb - You re SO wrong - period. I am a nurse in a very intense unit. Lots of our staff are married and do not wear their wedding ring - too many things o mess it up or get caught on - period. Does that mean that when they're working there is no marital relationship period?? I think not - period. That's only one reason why a wedding ring may not be worn - period. There are many, many others - period. Prince William opted not to wear a wedding ring. I'm SURE he and his bride would not believe that there is no marital relationship - period. I guess it's easier to delude yourself than face reality.Delete
No ring-no relationship? So explain to me how my 30 year "no rings" marriage indicates anything other than we chose to not wear our rings. Everyone knows we are married and we don't need a ring to indicate that. Grant not wearing his wedding ring can be as simple as it was lost. Don't be so judgmental. Jumping to conclusions leads to no good.Delete
I agree with you. He used to talk about his family during the show at times, and has not as of recent. I also believe that he is divorced and that is why he is not wearing the ring.Delete
Oooohhh, The Possibilities!!!ReplyDelete
1 Grant is a Mormon. Maybe the church objects. Mormons are a very obedient group, generally speaking.
2 This is 2012's version of "Who Shot JR?". Keep the fans hooked during the break. Create buzz.
3 It's all a big bag of gibberish style oinkery what makes no sense and Grant is tired of being a part of the big lie.
Combine 1 and 3 and everyone, you probably have your answer.Delete
Hmm, I don't know either. But what I DO know is that I like the term, "big bag of gibberish oinkery". I've said it over and over and yet it still retains its fun. So I'm glad I popped in, thank you for that :)Delete
i wish he would stay...we will miss him...but if it is to be with his family than we love him even more...he can always be a guest when he needs the extra money...lolReplyDelete
Ring or not that dont really mean anything now staying TRUE to your SPOUSE Lover Boyfriend Girlfriend is what MATTERS. and I know ALOT of Men Women etc DONT stay true to anyone men thinks they are GOD Gift to women and came F***any1 and women cheat they are a sl*t or more, and THATS B-S everyone that cheats think its ok to do it then STAY SINGLE and not get others (families) hurt like that... SO RINGS dont matter A TRUE marriage fights and stays TRUE and loser ones LOSE everything in which they should... thats how I feel about RINGS....ReplyDelete
I been married for 8 years and I hardly wear my ring.I keep it locked up and safe.I'm happy with my husband and no ring will change that. Now granted if I go to place with friends I will most likely wear it.The same for my husband.Delete
The only point of mentioning that he was not wearing his ring, was that it was NOT his norm. He ALWAYS appears with it, then it was gone.Delete
Well Maybe He is FINALLLY tired of Jason's sh*t I know I would be J is always telling him what to do when he is the Co-Founder as well and J thinks he has to RUN the whole show and be a big shot that he thinks he is.. I know I would get tired of hearing J's crap over and over... What a loser Jason is anyways.. I have beenReplyDelete
Investigating Paranormal for many years now myself and I have people helping me also and they can get on my nerves as well. So I can see where Grant would want to leave GOOOD FOR YOU and get RID of Jason's Bull Sh*t
I would only like to say that I find Jason a bully too. He is the reason I quit watching the show as much. He treats Grant like he has no value and it comes through on the show. Grant is a sweet guy and deserves better.Delete
i saw a filming of jason getting pissed at tango for not turning a camera off of him . its on you tube. found out that they have been doing alot of scamming of the vewiers making things move. and planting recorders to get voices.. shame on them greedy bastards. syfyDelete
oh and remember donna from season one. even she has confessed that they have planted stuff on the show. thats why she quit. plus jason and grant were getting payed big bucks and the other investigators wernt getting anything.......Delete
Donna has never actually given any proof OR examples of what they did. In fact, she has admitted the producers knew she wouldn't go along with it and never included her in any faking of evidence or told her anything about it yet she somehow knows it happened. Whether or not you believe the things on the show are real or faked Donna "I have financial troubles which have nothing to do with me deciding to say all this stuff now" LaCroix is not a reliable source of info.Delete
Donna left because she has crones and it was acting up. She even said it in a radio show and in her own blog.Delete
Donna was also very disgruntled before she left, so whatever pops out of her mouth cannot be taken as the whole truth. There's a vid on youtube where she mentions she has stomach cancer,(her words) and is close to death. But yet, couple of months later she is drinking and dancing at a local haunt. (Get it? Local haunt?. Ohhh, me so funny)So who knows what the little lady was up to, or just how pissed off she was at that time too.Delete
you'll be missedReplyDelete
Admittedly, you'd have to have a strong constitution to deal with Jason. Whatever Grant's reasons are for leaving the show, I envy him. He got to go to some amazing places, see some amazing things, have some wild encounters with the paranormal, and lots of fun memories to tell his kids and grandkids with some day. It also made it possible to raise his kids in comfort. Where he takes it from here is totally up to him and that has to be liberating to not be riding on a wild ride and determine your own future. I wish him well with the inn, his family life and his health. He was always a very gracious and forthright member of the team. Finding someone to replace that gentle nature will be very tough without picking someone who is just dull-witted like the additions the last several seasons.ReplyDelete
Or it could simply be that he got tired of the drudgery of it all. When it announced he was leaving, I started to count up the amount of time that he/Jason were away from their families, with the show, appearances on shows that I have seen them on, behind the show's stuff and TAPS appearances. I came up with about 5-6 months out of the year. I have to tell you, if I were the spouses..I'd be ticked!! Both these guys have kids heading into pre-teen and teen years. Not the greatest time for the wives to, technically, be "single parents". I think Jason is probably next..and he should be. It is time to turn the reigns over to Steve and Tango.ReplyDelete
I was telling my husband that these guys were probably thinking that the show would last a couple of years..they would get some bucks off it and maybe be a bit more comfortable. And then everything hit. I say, if it is that everything is good with Grant, family and health wise...Take the money and run, Grant...you have more than earned it! Hopefully, we see him guest appearing or such..he seems like an AWESOME guy!
I can totally relate to that type of situation. My husband deploys overseas a lot. I have young children and teenagers. It's stressful but doable. I am never 'ticked', he's doing his job and providing for his family. We've been able to hold our family together for almost 12yrs now. Some people can. some people can't.Delete
I love Grant . I wish him good luck . Maybe he can return someday and stay .Delete
I will miss Grant so much. He is the heart of Ghost Hunters. I will miss his humor, sincerity, and honesty. From former shows, you can see how much his family means to him and being away from them so much had to be hard. Grant, I hope you find what you need but if it can be worked out, come back from time to time as it will make your fans very happy. Bless you and your family.ReplyDelete
They are definitely still together! We just saw them eating dinner at on the border Mexican grill.ReplyDelete
I do think his wife was tired of raising the kids by herself. It also looked like he was sick. He had bags under his eyes. Maybe one of the ghosts followed him home.ReplyDelete
Has anybody considered the possibility that he is being forced off the show by the ScFy network? Ghost Hunters is getting a bit stale. Maybe the network felt like they needed to freshen it up by making a major change. Jason wasn't going to be the one to go since he's the obvious leader of the team. A jerk sometimes, but the leader nonetheless. Then again, if they simply move Tango into Grants position, that isn't going to make a big difference. I'm guessing a big surprise is in store for next season.ReplyDelete
I think it would be amazing to get rid of Grant when Jason and Grant are the only ones worth watching. In fact, if the show was just then, it could succeed. All they have to do is finally break away from their routine and try experiments, go into the Ghost Lab kind of mode as far as trying out theories, trying new equipment and bringing in experts. No personality could possibly make up for the stale routine and lack of growth as ghost hunters. However, that being said, someone with sass and brass and a few more years on the team would be nice. No more quiet obedient adoring youngsters.Delete
Grant is as much a part of TAPS as Jason. He is the Co Founder. If he is being forced off the show, I would say it is a legal issue. I noted when Kris left and went to GHI, there seemed to be some animosity between her ad Grant. It is possible that she sued the show/channel over sexual harassment or some such. His personal life is obviously involved and one can only speculate on why he is leaving. He feels it's time, so that's what matters. I resigned my office to move to my wife's home town with her. I look forward to staying at the Spalding Inn, if the guys are still involved with it. A Ghost Hunters weekend would be fun.Delete
I know exactly why he left. Personal reasons. End of story.Delete
I'm not disagreeing, but you never know what the execs behing ScyFy are thinking. I'd love to see Donna and Bryan come back. Probably won't happen, but it would be interesting. It would add a dynamic to the show that has been lacking. I'm afraid that bridge has been burned, though.ReplyDelete
I have watched Ghost Hunters since day one. I immediately was drawn to Grant, his gentleness, his kindness his calm was a refreshing thing to see. I remember when the episodes started out with Jay/Grant doing jobs for the plumbing place and getting called on the job with a new "ghost hunt" to be done. I fully believe none of them expected this show to take off the way it did. They went from a tiny trailor to an office building. If I was either of the wives (Jays or Grants) I would have had a conversation about the hours away from family. You can not retrieve those years and missed times. I fully wish the show continued success. As for the alligations that items weere planted and there were "setups" how sad that would be but they who prodice/direct and star in the show have to live with that if that is the case. I too noticed Grant looking quite pale, more slender (I'm a Nurse) and I wondered if stress is a factor here or is his helath bad? I certainly pray for him, his family and the rest of the "TAPS" team. Good luck Grant may God bless you and help you find peace and happiness, You will be deeply missed I can tell you that.ReplyDelete
Hmm, I too am a nurse. But it doesn't take a medical professional to see that he's been horribly pale and gaunt lately. My diagnosis is that the "little woman" hath shed her wrath upon him for being gone so much. Just a little sidebar here...... you're a nurse, I'm a nurse, so why is it that you are unable to locate your 'spell check' ??Delete
didn't know spelling was the topic!!!!!Delete
Didn't know spelling was the topic!!Delete
Sorry to see Grant go. I loved the two investigaters, and how they worked together. I really don't think they planted things. It all did have to be editied down to an hour though. I know the investigation I had at my house produced evp's, and they were truely real, so I know it is possible to get them. Please reconsider one day on coming back Grant. You helped make the show.ReplyDelete
Wow...you are gonna get on her case over A misspelled word... You might have grounds if she was a teacher... But don't pick at something we are guilty of...I am sure you spell many things wrong... You are not perfect...Delete
This owly sadly has gone downhill. Grant was one of the few brightspots. Steve and tango are horrible. The girl isn't bad but her partner sucks too..I. used to love the show but its gotten stale..ReplyDelete
Grant you will be missed. Jason just said on tv that they work together like brothers. The show will never be the same. I hope it is not your health or your marriage. Family is so important in this day and age. I wish you all the best for you and your family. I have watched every episode over the years thank for all your hard work.ReplyDelete
The show is now so overproduced that is difficult to watch. It is impossible to hear anything that goes on due to the constant "scary" music of the underscoring. Bringing clebrities along has gotten, well, retarded, for lack of a better word. Perhaps Grant, having a shred of integrity left (and now rich), has had enough of the nonsense.ReplyDelete
Well here is what I saw. Grant seemed upset or angry. Tango is no replacement for Grant. In fact with Grant gone, I forsee the program dropping. I mean come on, its getting rather old now after all these years. Don't get me wrong, I have seen ghosts, so the program interests me. Still, Grant did a wise move. I hope he writes a book.ReplyDelete
He already wrote a book and so did Jason. Good luck Grant. It makes me sad that u left. I love everything about you. Have a great life. You'll be missed!Delete
Lots said... I've watched it on and off since the show first aired, mostly out of curiosity. It has evolved into a "staged" production. Staged as in redundancy. How many times can you hear Jason say, "Let's get out of here..." or, "Well, you know we came here..." It's the same every week, the comments from the team the same as the week before, only with different places. There's nothing new here Syfy. And what's with the quirky new titles? It won't help. Perhaps Grant is tired. His family is tired. Was he used to produce "fake" results as in his Halloween jacket-tugging incident? Maybe. Whatever it is, Grant is bailing from a sinking ship.ReplyDelete
My guess is that as co-producer of the show, he is making enough royalties such that appearing on the show isn't worth the extra money. Just remember, Ghost Hunters has made millionaires out of Wilson and Hawes.ReplyDelete
I agree that walking away to save WHATEVER is very hard for anyone. It breaks my heart to see Grant go but only Grant knows what is best for he, his family, his life, his career. I wish you God's Speed Grant Wilson and you hold your head high knowing you touched millions of peoples lives.....all the rest is garbage or sensationalism....who needs it this day..not me.ReplyDelete
Love, Peace and especially "Happiness" to you.
I am having a hard time believing that Grant is leaving the show to go back to school to study Graphic Design. You know, OK, maybe. But with all the things he has going on, business wise, why would he suddenly decide to go back to school? Why now? I saw a lot of sadness in his eyes when he announced he was leaving. I think there's a lot more to it than they are going to disclose to the public. We're all curious but we have to respect his privacy. It looks to me like it's killing him to go though.ReplyDelete
I have read all the comments and agree on some and strongly disagree on others. However, I agree on missing Grant terribly. Jay, Grant and their wonderful team kept me watching all these past years. I find them to still be the best! As for one persons comment on planting, I don't believe it! The other ghosts shows I do believe plant. Much too much suspicious activity and drama. I do agree that Grant was not into the show this past year and looked very beat up. It's going to be very hard hanging in there without him; however, I am very fond of the show and have followed it from the beginning, so we will see. One of my friends insists it is a divorce situation and thinks it was Kris that broke up the marriage. She was suspicious with her quick exit from the show, plus making a very odd single camera comment on International about not returning to Ghost Hunters. It hit us both as kind of strange, but I personally don't believe it to be true. But I must admit she did make me wonder. Anyway, I do hope Grant will be O.K. and comes back even for a few shows each year, especially the Halloween marathon. It would definitely keep me watching knowing he was going to be in a future show. As for Jay, I also disliked him in the beginning, but he has calmed down and become much more likeable over these past two years. So I say give him a break! It's not easy going through such a change.ReplyDelete
Great post! But sorry to burst your bubble of hope that GH does NOT plant evidence. Sadly, they do, and have. Check out youtube, there are vids posted that actually show the 'fakery' and break it all down. I believe the Halloween episode where G gets his jacket yanked back is one of the most notorious.(And obvious, for that matter). Shame on them? Yes. But does this mean that ALL their findings are faked? No, but it sure does put a damper on what I believe is real. Then again, an hour long show that just follows around a bunch of hostile & very bored looking people talking in their little walkie-talkies, and asking, "Did you hear that"? would be monumentaly boring and pointless. Bottom line: It IS television. Shows that are snoozers and bring in no sponsors are canned. Read that how you like,LOL.Delete
Does anyone remember the episode when Jason jumped over brian for complaining about to the house and getting the equipment the next morning? The fact is Steve complained first and when Jason yelled at Brian, Steve never stuck up for Brian. Jason told Brian if you don't like the job go the "F" home!!!!!! and Brian and Steve were supposed to be friends, LOOK WHO GOT BRIAN'S JOB? Steve has had his nose up Jason's aa ever since, so im sure Steve will be replacing Grant not Tango. So we stopped watching it after Brian left, I like Grant very much good luck to you and your family and I hope everything work outs for you and God and Jesus be with you....ReplyDelete
I'm so upset about Grant leaving. But I truly believe he's just burned out and needed to make family choices. I hope that I will keep watching without him. If I knew Grant would be back, even if only for a few shows each year, I'd keep watching. Ghost Hunters is my favorite ghost show, but I must admit I would like to see some of the fancy equipment used on other shows. I agree with the comments about bringing Brian or Donna back for a guest appearance. It would be very entertaining and I guarantee you the ratings would be huge. However, it was obvious that working with Brian was very difficult for the whole team -- not just Jay. As for the person who feels Steve may take Grant's place, I don't believe that will happen. Steve is a terrific member, but he has to be able to fly, handle heights and extremely large insects, and we all know that's not Steve. But I do enjoy him and think he is a good investigator. I really miss Kris on the show. She was great. Everytime I get interested in a new investigator they leave and go to GH International. What's up with that?ReplyDelete
I bet he wasn't wearing his wedding ring so when they filmed the "teaser" it wouldnt give it away who they were talking about. See wedding ring, it narrows it down a bit.ReplyDelete
Grant has been busted many times faking evidences. Just go to youtube and type up ghost hunters fraud or ghost hunters debunked and you will see. He looks innocent and the show thought no one would suspect him. Well they were certainly wrong. I use to enjoy the show as well, but most of it is staged now. Guess they were shooting for the ratings.ReplyDelete
Well i always wonder why they all say did you hear that, that will scare the spirt away real fast. I wish they would just record the stuff and listen to recording at end like the rest of us . The moment something happens they should have code hand wave as not to scare the spirt away. I think all of them have made tons of money so if i was wife or girlfriend im sure i would know he is bringing in the bucks if you feel he has made enough to leave show and live more than comfy best wishes but leave the drama for the next show ..lol kids are starving and folks are rich.. Did you hear that.ReplyDelete
I beg to differ. Investigators know it depends on the spirit. Some spirits in fact are anxious to communicate, others residual, others shy, some angry. It is all in the approach. Personally I never go into a situation without research to possibly understand what I may discover or be dealing with.ReplyDelete
As far as the ring. Many men can not wear a ring because of the work they do, that could mean losing a hand if caught in a machine or an arc using a welder as an example. Many reasons.
They did a show that showed they bought an Inn and the entire family was involved. Absent owners usually don't succeed in that type of business.
Whatever the reason. The most important thing this show has done, is to enlighten a wide audience of non believers.
I'm watching the episode at Mt. Washington and it just seems so opportune that all of these amazing things are happening to the team, especially to Grant, on his last investigation with them. I've always been an "I want to believe" skeptic but this seems just so... convenient.ReplyDelete
I just watched the same episode you did and apparently you weren't watching all of it, as he has one more investigation on May 16th. I have read everything possible to try to find out why Grant is leaving and so far, it's all speculation! What ever the reason, I truly wish he and his family the best! I don't think he has looked sick, just sad! I don't think he wants to leave, but for some reason, he doesn't have a choice!Delete
I will miss you Grant - you make the show worth watching. It will not be the same without having Grant being a great part of the T.A.P.S. team. God bless you Grant and remember that it would be nice to come back once in awhile to keep your fans happy to see you. Good luck Grant in all you do!ReplyDelete
Regardless of Grants reason for leaving he has given us hours of entertainment, he seems like such a gentle soul and will be sorely missed on the show, it will be interesting to see what happens next, wont be the same without the gentle soft spoken man that helped create it. Good luck to you and your family and God bless you.ReplyDelete
We all need to remember this is entertainment. Whatever your personal beliefs are about the paranormal, a television program should not sway them one way or the other. Grant seems to be a kind and caring person who has deep friendships with the TAPS crew. While network programing hype is using his departure for ratings, I hope it's a life choice that will ultimately bring him personal happiness.ReplyDelete
Maybe Grant's exiting first and later Jason. (It has to be timed properly as to have them both leave at same time would be suicide). Esp. if audience feels things are stale. If they have an inn, that's a 24/7 career. Will they still Roto Root?ReplyDelete
I wish the best for Grant, although watching the show for all these years, I would have wished for more of and explantion as to why he is leaving..If he is sick let us know, as viewer are family as well. If its a Divorce so what, we are not here to judge.. We would just like more information.ReplyDelete
Word is out, Contract dispute. Grant did not get what he wanted since his contract is up after this season.ReplyDelete
Maybe he just was tired and wants to be there to help raise the children he brought into this world. He doesn't have to sick or having marital problems to want to leave the show. Maybe he's going to run that hotel they bought. Maybe he's just going to sit at home and enjoy his family. I'm sure he has enough money that he can do that. It's all speculation and until Grant, if he does, says what happened no one will know for sure. I do however wish him the best in whatever comes next. He seems like a genuinely nice guy.ReplyDelete
Just watched Grant's last episode. Great Entertainment. I am going to miss him but I wish him the best in all his future endeavors. Who knows, maybe he'll be a guest on a futher episode.ReplyDelete
You will be greatly missed Grant. Good luck in the future and God's blessings on you and your family.ReplyDelete
Grant, you will be missed by my Husband and I, who have watched your show from day one. I hope that all is well with your health and Family.ReplyDelete
For whatever reason you chose to leave, please know that you will be in our prayers and Thank you
for being there on our Wednesday nights!
since Grant and jerk boy own the Spalding INN maybe he is going to be more hands on, also seeing the previews for the next season getting intense with scratches etch maybe that's a road Grant didn't want to go down, with so many Ghost shows have to be big wonder if scaredy cat Steve will be right hand man now hmmmReplyDelete
Use to love this show (1st and 2nd season ), now it all seems fake and staged. Took a great concept for a show and turned it into a fraud and a sham. Maybe Grant just decided to leave before all this is exposed to the public.ReplyDelete
If Grant was forced off due to some kind of legal issue, lets say an issue with Kris for example, he would have not been left on the show to finish an almost entire season. He would have been gone immediately. We'll probably never know the real reason he's gone.ReplyDelete
Grant whatever your reason was to leave is your reason. I wish all the best for you and your family and whatever your future holds.ReplyDelete
best wishes and good luck enjoyed your showReplyDelete
Ghost adventures crew is way better. Way more fun to watch. Jason is boring. Steve takes it to serious. Tango and grant are cool. And they messed up by not having Kris investigate in the states anymore.ReplyDelete
It's just a television show, geez! Give the guy a break, mind your own busy body lives, and move on!ReplyDelete
For entertainment purposes only!! Good Luck to you and your family!!Delete
As a guy that's dabbled in gh'ing, what I've learned is that you don't have to fake it-it's REAL.ReplyDelete
Grant leaving is so natural that it's pointless to conjecture-he left to do other things.
A TV schedule can be a grind; you get tired, that's all. All the best to Grant-all indications are that he's a good guy.
Just a reminder to the fans of TAPS aka Ghost Hunters... From the very first episode it was stated that their mission was to debunk and want is left is unexplained. TAPS is working to prove the theory that there are paranormal activities out there through there method of eliminating natural elements or someone that is trying to screw with them.. I am witness to such experiences and do believe in the paranormal, I am also a christian. This is a hard concept for me to grasp. I do not think Jay is a bully. He is the founder of TAPS and has to set an example for the new kids on the block. People need to remember that out of a 8-12 hour investigation there is a lot of editing. I do not claim to know if the Team has approval over the final cut or what their rights are. There comes a time to pass the baton to someone else and move on in their life. I hope that viewers will continue to watch. I and on a personal note, I think it is awesome when Josh comes on the show. He is always funny,serious,adventurous, and willing to go the extra step to take a risk.. be it fool hearty at times.ReplyDelete
Grant Wilson was NEVER A PLUMBER. NEVER. He designed websites. He is married but he did cheat on his wife. The rumor mill is correct on that and his partner in crime, JASON HAWES is the father of 7 illegitimate children. What this TV show did to these men? Assholes.ReplyDelete
I read several times that Reanna was more than perturbed at Grant's new and sudden fame and was hysterical over his getting offers of marriage and, um more.. on a daily basis. That combined with his traveling was enough to set her into ultimatum mode. I hope he doesn't turn miserable and filled with resentment by surcumbing to her whipping.ReplyDelete
Maybe he got tired of faking itReplyDelete
Wow!Is this an I love Grant site? The Man is a despicable faker. Burn him!! He's got you all fooled!!ReplyDelete
That show is lame. Ghost Adventures all the WAY!!!!!
Maybe if someone bought Zack a dictionary...Delete
It's a TV show. if for one second you thin Ghost Adventures never fakes/manipulates/does stuppid stuff to con you than... well, there is no hope. It's TELEVISION.Delete
It's all about Zak now!!!Delete
I Heart Zak!!!
Omg!!! Do any of you people have a life????ReplyDelete
cant stand ghost adv zack is such an egomaniac loyal gh fanReplyDelete
I love ghost hunters and i wish the best for grant.Grant will be missed, I,m sure jason and the team will do a good job.ReplyDelete
I can't believe all the gossip about Grant! No one knows the truth and to post a bad comment with anonymous as your signature only lets us know You Have No Idea What You Are Talking About!The whole team is great. I love them all. We may never know the reason for Grants leaving, but unless you have proof - Stop The Gossip and leave these poor people alone!ReplyDelete
Donna ,I agree with you, But i am going to give my oppion,Delete
I think Grants boys are at the stage in their lioves that they need their father's Guidence, and he reconized that.
Mothers are great (I am one) but their comes a time that the father is the only one that a boy needs for guidence, Questions a boy is not comfortable asking a mother, and I think Grant and his wife reconized that.Father are needed in a home that can keep boys in tact and they have 3 of them.
KUDOS to both of them.
Donna LaCroix has Crohns Disease which may or may not have something to do with she left the show. And on the preview for the new season that was shown on Grant's final episode, Amy is pregnant.ReplyDelete
According to a friend who works at sci fi, Grant was caught on more than a few occasions "faking" evidence and sci- fi said they were not going to renew their season if Grant stayed on... pretty good source.ReplyDelete
That is quite an accusation YOU are making. And, since your friend works for "sci fi", you might want to verify the spelling of Syfy. It lends to your credibility... or takes away from it.Delete
The show not the same ,miss grant.ReplyDelete
I can assure you all that Grant is still married and spending quality time and a " normal" life with his family....I saw all of them at a local entertainment venue here in Massachusettes just last month...so, seeing that I wanted to wish him all the best and I too will miss him on the show.ReplyDelete
probabbly tired of Jason "shushing" him.ReplyDelete
why do people assume something is terribly wrong ? maybe he just saw he needed to spend more time with his fam. although it does seems his heart is not into really leaving people just need to respect his choices who knows he may come back .. but you ask me i think his wife had something to do with this ...ReplyDelete
I belive that Grant left, for he has done a great job on the show since it started and realize that is so popular, that it was affecting is personal life a little and he did not want to loose the love of his life, so he made a hard decision, and it was the right one. He was one of the best on there along with others. I also notice that he did not look to well the last five shows he did, he look like he has not slept in weeks. He needs to take care of himself. I wish him all the best with his family and his health. Grant buddy if you see this I wish you all the best for you and your family and for you to start your next chapter in your life.ReplyDelete
Grant's wife is persuing her music and her band. Check out their stuff online, carpetshark is the bad name.ReplyDelete
I love gh but its awfully coincidental that Amy got pregnant in February and Grant left the show in February...ReplyDelete
Wow. I've read most of these posts and it seems painfully obvious that Grant would have assumed there would be this kind of extreme speculation over his leaving. It is likely to me that Grant being the intelligent, stand up guy I believe him to be, he would have preferred to simply announce his reason(s) for leaving the show IF HE WAS ALLOWED. It seems more likely someone of his caliber was unable to state his reasons if you see my point. I sincerely think he had his fill of the means in which they managed to capture so much activity for the show. Remember early on when they stated many times that 80% percent of the time there was nothing paranormal in the places they investigated, and only 20% was paranormal. Now, I can't remember the last time I've seen an episode where nothing has happened. Good for you Grant although I realize you'll never be able to reveal the true reason you left. Good luck.ReplyDelete
I believe Grant is intelligent enough to realize the amount of speculation that would arise by leaving the show without giving a reason. If you disagree please re-read all these posts. And I'm sure there are a few more he figured would come out that are not listed here. I think it likely that he was simply unable to state his reason(s). Being the stand up guy I believe him to be, I feel he was no longer willing to participate in "capturing" some of the evidence in the manner it was being done. Does anyone remember the TAPS 80%/20% rule of old? Obviously there is no way he would be able to announce this as the reason so he remains silent. Of course it could be his marriage or a variety of other reasons. but once again I think him smart enough to realize that speculation about something is usually much worse than simply announcing the truth, even though it may be for personal, private reasons which are definite;y nobody's business but his own. Most likely he was simply unable to reveal anything.ReplyDelete
Omg i am shocked.ReplyDelete
Grant leaving the show is sad. No doubt. His calm & simple nature coupled with an obvious intelligence and endearing naivete cannot be replaced. I admire his courage to step aside from one of the very few legitamately compelling paranormal shows. Why did he leave? It's none of my business. How he handled his departure was undeniably honest, simple, and brave.ReplyDelete
Just like Grant.
I watch Ghost Adventures anyway......they at least have personality! I have always found GH kind of dull....and the investigators boring. Leave this poor guy alone and let him get on with his life, I say. People have a right to their private reasons for what they do.....ReplyDelete
WHOA, WHOA, WHOA...STOP THE CLOCK!!!ReplyDelete
Grant Wilson left Ghost Hunters?? When did this just happen because?
Good Blesss You Grant and Jay
you'l b bck cuz we all love you man fom matt holmes,n i would certainly trust your oppinion,theirs no way grant would go int a vunerable persons home and make them feel violated,i believe the home visits were very honest.Lets face it,they were messing with peeps heads n lives,Grants a devoute catholic..AMEN-M...HOLMESXDelete
It could be as simple as, doing the show, website,book,inn,plummer, and trying to still make family time took to much of a toll on him. If this is the case he chose correct, because at the end of it all the only people that will be there for you are your immediate family. Best wishes Grant. Also on a humerous note, grant as softspoken as he is has never run from any paranormal activity. Yes that is a jab at GA and smedium t-shirt wearing zack. He treats his friends like garbage...does that's help with the ladies? Seems like he needs a mentor...Grant if your not busy!ReplyDelete
Is Grant the father of the baby?ReplyDelete
Every one has it wrong. Grant's wife is THE reason for him leaving. Jason's wife got after him after several early episodes and he nipped it in the bud with her. Jason is a good man and bowed to his wife's will. He does NOT do anything with TAPS that I see...NOT even appearances! He must be stuck with Roto Rotor and running the Haunted Bed and Breakfast. "Yoko Ono" has broken this group. That's really sad.ReplyDelete
Grant is clearly possessed by a demon.ReplyDelete
I heard he had a drinking problem.ReplyDelete
All of this speculation!!! Wow! I read through all of the comments and would like to say first that I'm very sad to see that people old enough to get online and type simply cannot spell...or are too lazy to use their spell and grammar checkers.ReplyDelete
In the beginning, when the show first started, it was one of the few shows I'd watch, as I do not watch commercial TV as a rule. But there was something about this that was interesting. It was boring to a degree in that, even though I have surround sound and excellent hearing, the "Shhh, did you hear that?" was always a bit of a problem, as nothing could be heard here. The "Did you see that?" always brought the camera person late to the position the investigators were watching. So, despite a 72" high definition screen, nothing could be seen, not even on playback.
The show became boring. Did they have to fake some things? I'm certain they did. It is TV and it needs sponsors, ratings. Were some things real? I know faces, and in SOME episodes, I saw genuine fear. SOME.
The drug, drinking, and marriage allegations above, and even statements about illegitimate child (as opposed to a legitimate one? GMAB) are so unfair, unkind, and lacking in social grace as to be spat upon. No one knows what goes on in other people's lives. As for being gaunt and pale, whatever caused the departure from the group he co-founded and the subsequent success, HAD to be a gut-wrenching decision that I am sure cost him many a long and sleepless night leading up to the actual departure.
It is a television show. Period. Entertaining at times, other times a bit disappointing, but isn't life that way as well?
The friction and arguments and drama that went on when Brian was there was more interesting than the investigations. Now I just DVR them all so I can fly through the commercials and keep the dynamics of the episode flowing.
I came to this page to try to learn why Grant actually left and found only, for the most part, people who should get out more, and perhaps introspect into their own lives to see what they could list here as possible problems. Ring around the collar? As you are viewing these in B&W, and the camera light is above Grant's head, perhaps you should study the effects of a single light source, direction, shadow, and the construction of a collared shirt.
I absolutely agree Anon January 19 comment.Its a tv program what's with the microscopic examination of people's personal lives are you that sad in your own life you have gossip and make up stories to feel your part of their lives . Geez read a book learn to spell hell learn to speak ,play with your kids, get some exercise anything to live your own lives not someone's else's however vicarious.ReplyDelete
People have turned entertainment into life or death obsessions. Get over it people you have your own lives same as everyone else stop being sad old gossips
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