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.

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

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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.

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