LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Actor Tom Selleck has abruptly stepped down from the National Rifle Association’s board of directors.

The star of TV’s “Blue Bloods” and “Magnum, P.I.” remains a member of the gun rights group, but is leaving the board due to his work schedule, according to his publicist.

Selleck, who first joined the NRA when he was 8 years old, has been a member of the board since 2005.

Tom Selleck visits the Build Series to discuss his show “Blue Bloods at Build Studio on September 29, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

He was reelected to his fifth three-year term last year.

Other prominent NRA board members include rocker Ted Nugent, conservative pundit Lt. Col. Oliver North, and NBA Hall of Famer Karl Malone.

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