This week Steve Burton confirmed that he will soon be exiting the role of Jason Morgan on General Hospital. There has been speculation that he would be leaving the role he has played for 21 years but now it is true. According to Steve, who was very open with his fans on Twitter, the timing is right. He is looking to move his family to Tennessee, something he has also been talking about for a while, In all honesty I canâ€™t really blame him for wanting a change after all these years or for wanting his children to grow up outside of Los Angeles.
I am a huge fan of Steveâ€™s and I canâ€™t imagine GH without Jason Morgan. It will be a big adjustment for sure but he has to do what he has to do for his family. As a fan yes I am sad but once I heard the news that he was working on a Telenova with James Franco and Jill Farren Phelps my spirits were lifted. Burton will apparently not only produce but also star in the show so that makes me excited that he has something in the works. Deats on his new show are being kept on lockdown as he shared that he is not really supposed to be talking about it.
All in all I am sad to see one of my favorite actors in daytime say good-bye to GH. It is the end of an era if you ask me and it will be interesting to see how the powers that be at the soap pen his exit. His last tape date with the show is suppose to be September 25th but there has not been an official last airdate for him. I wish Steve nothing but the best of luck Port Charles will not be the same without him.
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