Last night everything on "Nashville" changed as they showed the death of a main character. There have been a lot of rumors flying that Connie Britton would leave the show and last night with the death of Rayna James it was confirmed. After the show, Connie went to her Instagram to share her thoughts and thank her fans.

Connie reveals her thoughts

Connie Britton wasn't holding back, and she actually started out thanking the character. She said, "Thank you Rayna Jaymes. For your magic and your dignity. And thank you to all the creators of Rayna Jaymes, for there were many." After that, she went on to thank all of the characters on the show for shaping Rayna and making her the great character that she was on the show.

It is going to be hard for her to give up Rayna James and move on, but it is happening.

After that Connie Britton thanked everyone who works on "Nashville" and also talked about how amazing the music was for her character. Connie didn't leave out the fans at all, though. She also said that everyone knows that Rayna would want the show to go on. As of right now, "Nashville" is still going, but a lot of people wonder if the show can live on without Connie Britton or if that will be the end of it all. Connie said, "But finally and most importantly, the fans. You made Rayna. You supported her and loved her and gave her inspiration just as she was able to inspire you. You were the energy source, the power behind her heart and soul and life.

Rayna lived for you."

The fans are going crazy in the comments. They are really going to miss Connie on "Nashville." A lot of people feel heartbroken over the loss of this character and the fact that she is gone. It came as a shock, but at the end of the episode last night Rayna James took her last breath. Now the show will go on without her.

Were you shocked to see Connie Britton leave "Nashville"? Did you think they would ever kill off her character? Sound off in the comments section below on your thoughts, and don't miss new episodes of "Nashville" on Thursday nights on CMT.