There has been a major shakeup on the scene of the CBS sitcom "Kevin Can Wait" and it has some fans wondering what Leah Remini may have to do with it? While many TV fans enjoyed watching former "King of Queens" stars Kevin James and Leah Remini spark up that special chemistry that they shared on screen for so many years together in the season finale of "Kevin Can Wait," no expected what was to come from it.

Leah Remini and Kevin James together again

Now, just a hours after announcing that Leah Remini would become a season 2 cast regular, the news of Erinn Hayes' departure comes out. Leah posted her happiness on Twitter writing that she would be returning as Vanessa Cellucci.

"Dreams do come true #blessed #grateful." Erinn has also confirmed the news that she was let go fro the CBS hit comedy. "True, I've been let go from the show. Very sad, I had a great experience season 1. Thank you for all the support from our wonderful fans."

Actress Erinn Hayes confirms departure from CBS sitcom

It is now speculated that the Leah Remini and Kevin James, episodes had many fans desiring to see the stars working together full time once again. This is huge news and the major cast shakeup has fans wondering just what direction the sitcom will now be going in. Will Kevin get divorced, or will he lose his wife Donna tragically, leaving him a single dad, and open to a later relationship with Vanessa?

This news appears to have come as quite a blow to Erinn, who tweeted her excitement about the season 2 premiere date of "Kevin Can Wait" just days before the shocking announcement.

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Reports from Inquisitr state that the decision to let Erinn go has nothing to do with her performance on the comedy, but, with Leah Remini's interest in becoming a full-time character and her desire to work with pal Kavin James again.

James and Remini formerly starred together on the CBS hit "King of Queens." The sitcom began airing on September 21, 1998, and ended on May 14, 2007, earning several BMI Awards during its prime-time run. In 2006, Kevin James received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of his "King of Queens" character Doug Heffernan.

Since the end of "KOQ," Leah Remini has gone on to host the daytime talk show, "The Talk" from 2010–2011 followed by heading up her own reality television series "Leah Remini: It's All Relative." In 2010, Leah competed on the popular ABC dance competition "Dancing With theStars" where she finished in 8th place.

She currently stars in her own documentary series titled, "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" to highlight other former Scientologists' experiences.

Are you shocked by the news that CBS let Erinn Hayes go, and are you looking forward to seeing Leah Remini and Kevin James reunited full-time on the CBS sitcom?