'Law & Order: SVU' Star Kelli Giddish Says Filming Final Episode 'Was Very Emotional'

"Law & Order: SVU" returns Thursday night for an all-new episode, but it's a bittersweet one for fan favorite Kelli Giddish! After 12 years, she's leaving the franchise. "It was such a blessing of an episode … But yeah, it was very emotional," she exclusively told Access Hollywood, adding that there were "a couple of tears." Kelli's last "SVU" episode airs Dec. 8 at 9 PM on NBC.