that they did what they could and should do in letting Star go as of yesterday. Because if they let it carry on, the gossip and innuendo would have continued. Now, we'll have a week or so of it and (hopefully) it will be over.
According to what I read, Star's contract was up at the end of August, since they said that it wouldn't be renewed in September. To me, that means that she needs to do what she is contractually obligated to do until the contract runs out. The fact that they told her that she could leave early indicates to me that they were trying to do what she wanted, instead of making her stay until the very end. Instead of sticking to what they wanted her to do, she did her own thing. Why should they still let her stay around then? It makes no sense to me to keep her for a couple of weeks and have everyone uncomfortable.
Did you all notice on Tuesday's show that Barbara had to encourage the audience to stand up and give Star a standing ovation? Watch the replay and you will see what I mean. I think that there is little love between Star and the audience. I used to enjoy watching her, but she is just too full of herself and her life for me to be interested in her anymore.