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GH's Kirsten Storms Tweets Message to Fans with an Update!

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Everyone of the great soapers that regularly visit On-Air On-Soaps, and that have expressed their concern and well wishes over the last several months for General Hospital’s Kirsten Storms (Maxie), finally got a message from the talented young actress via her Twitter account yesterday!

Storms, who has been on medical leave since September, tweeted: “I hope everyone is having a great holiday season w/the ones they love…fingers crossed you’ll see more of me after the New Year!! ;)”

This is somewhat encouraging news! Recently, Jen Lilley who has replaced Storms as the temporary recast of Maxie Jones, told her hometown newspaper at Roanoke.com about her experience while in Storms place, and her contract status with the soap, stating,  “The entire GH cast and crew are such warm, amazing, kind, and talented people. At the same time, I sincerely hope Kirsten gets well and comes back. They can always write me in as a new character, it is a soap after all.  Right now, I’m under contract through Christmas, and if she is still feeling ill, I will do another 90-day contract that ends in March of 2012.”

We hope 2012 brings Kirsten home to Port Charles!

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I rather like Jen Lilley… she’s Storms and the late Shell Kepler (Amy Vining) rolled into one! She’s done a fantastic job!

Agreed, she does remind me of the late Shell Kepler’s Amy Vining as well – excellent comparison Rickie. I think Jen Lilley is doing a fine job, but I still look forward to the return of Kirsten Storms.

Kirsten, hope your doing well, and can’t wait for you to come back, we miss you.

Kirsten – I love you a big fan!!! I hope you get well GH is not the same without you!!!

Can’t wait for Kirsten to come back, I do not like Jen as Maxie at all. Maxie is irreplaceable

Everytime I watch I wonder when Kirsten will Return, tried yesterday to find any updates so glad to see she may return soon. Don’t think anyone can fill Kirstens shoes when it comes to Maxie. Get well and look forward to your return.

miss you no one can take you place come back soon God’s blessings for speedy recovery Merry Christmas Lillian

I hope Kirsten comes back soon. I am not a fan of the new girl!

Kristen, I have been watching GH for over 25 yrs and you are great as Maxie Jones. I hope you get well soon, because no one can fill your shoes. Happy Holidays and can’t wait to see you back…………….

Kristen IS Maxie Jones and she can’t be replaced. I’m having a hard time buying you’re replacement as Maxie, she just does’t work. Come back and give Spinelli a little more attention!

I think Jen is doing a pretty good of job as Maxie Jones, considering she has some major shoes to fill. Still, nobody can play Maxie like Kristen

Not that Jen is not doing a great job , but I can’t wait until Kirten is back !!!! yay ! .. Hopefully Jen can land a new character part in GH 🙂

I absolutely love Kirsten Storms and miss her desperately on GH. There is no one like her and we hope she recovers soon.

God Bless you Kirsten, yes I really miss you, please get well soon and yes Jen Lilly is doing a good job in your place as your spot is kept open is a strong indication is will be waiting for you when you are ready. Stay safe

Jen is doing a good job but she is no Kirsten. It’s seems like it’s been a long time since the real Maxie has been on and I really want to see Kirsten come back soon.

when is Kristin storm coming back I hate the new one, she is not maxie. Kiesten needs to come back. Is she ok??????

shes still sick ,wont be back for while,I think jenn lilley is doing a good job taking over.

She’s not coming back. That new chick was hired on a permanent basis. I personally don’t have a problem with her though I still prefer Storms.

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Elizabeth MacRae, ‘General Hospital’s’ Meg Baldwin, Passes Away at 88

Veteran actress, Elizabeth MacRae best-known as the third Meg Baldwin on General Hospital and as Gomer Pyle’s girlfriend, Lou-An Ann Poovie, in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C has died at the age of 88. MacRae passed away in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she grew up.

On General Hospital, Elizabeth played Meg Baldwin who had a young son, Scott (Kin Shriner) from a previous relationship and who married Lee Baldwin (Peter Hansen). The role was originated by Patricia Breslin from 1965-1969. Breslin was temporarily replaced by Jan Shepherd for three weeks in the summer of 1967. MacRae took over the part from Breslin full time from 1969-70 and again from 1972-73.

In story, the character of Meg suffered a nervous breakdown and Lee had her committed to an institution. In 1971, Meg was released and came home, but suffered from severe hypertension. In 1973, Dr Lesley Webber was assigned to her case. Meg became jealous of Lesley and began to think that she was trying to get to have sex with Lee. During an argument with Lee, Meg died of a stroke and soon after Lee adopted Scott.

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MacRae also appeared on other notable soaps, having roles on Another WorldDays of Our LivesGuiding Light, and Search for Tomorrow.  Elizabeth’s career spanned over two and half decades having also appeared in classic TV shows and countless movies such as: Route 66Surfside 6RendezvousThe FugitiveJudd for the DefenseGunsmokeBonanzaI Dream of Jeannie, and The Andy Griffith Show.

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She is survived by five stepchildren, Terry Halsey, Peter Halsey, Hugh Halsey, Cate Halsey, and Alex Halsey Topper.

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LAPD Continue to Seek Johnny Wactor’s Killers Who Remain At Large; Asks Public for Tips and Leads

The Los Angeles police department is ramping up its search for to the whereabouts of the three thieves, who got away after one fatally shot former General Hospital cast member, Johnny Wactor (ex-Brando Corbin) in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 26th in downtown Los Angeles.

Law enforcement sources told the LA Times that police are trying to pull fingerprints from Wactor’s vehicle and are looking for video from the area. They also are checking to see whether there are any connections to other nearby catalytic converter thefts.

The thieves were attempting to steal the catalytic converter from Wactor’s car at the time of his death. Sadly, the LAPD investigators shared they have seen an uptick in violence when these types of thieves are confronted.

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Catalytic converters contain precious metals in which thieves can make hundreds of dollars selling them to auto parts suppliers or scrap yards, where they can be melted down and the valuable metals extracted.

In addition, on Tuesday May 28th, the LAPD shared more on the incident that took Wactor’s life, stating, “Without provocation, the victim was shot by one of the individuals. The three suspects involved were wearing all dark clothing and driving a dark-colored sedan. The suspects fled northbound on Hope Street. Central Bureau Homicide is investigating this case and is requesting the public’s help.”

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If you have tip: y0u are urged to call LAPD Detectives Gonzales or Martinez at Central Bureau Homicide, at (213) 996-4142. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).

In addition, Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go to http://www.lacrimestoppers.org.

Wactor played General Hospital’s Brando Corbin from 2020 to 2022. According to the LA Times, “Wactor recently had been exploring opportunities in screenwriting while working as a bartender.”

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Nicholas Chavez Speaks Out on the Death of Friend and Former GH Castmate Johnny Wactor: “I’m Beside Myself with Sadness”

It has been another rough go for the General Hospital family following the news surrounding the shooting that killed beloved former cast member, Johnny Wactor (ex-Brando Corbin) over the weekend.

Since that time, there has been an outpouring of grief, shock and sadness, and remembrances for the actor who died at 37-years-old.  Many of Johnny’s castmates have spoken out about the loss and shared heartbreaking tributes.

Now, Nicholas Chavez (ex-Spencer Cassadine) who is soon-to-be-seen in Ryan Murphy’s limited series on Netflix, Monsters: The Lyle and Erik Menendez Story, has also shared his sentiments. With heartfelt words, along with a photo of himself and Johnny, and another former GH co-star, Marcus Coloma (ex-Nikolas), Chavez explained the difficulty he is having processing Johnny’s death and the unbreakable bond they shared.

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Nick began, “Johnny — I’m beside myself with sadness. The last time I saw you, we ran into each other by accident in Los Angeles. When we recognized each other your face lit up and you ran essentially across the room to give me a big and tight hug. You were a strong and kind person”

He went on to say, these heartfelt words to Johnny, “You were a phenomenal friend and you always made me feel welcomed and loved. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have been a part of your life and I’m praying for you and your family. I will miss you very much.”

Johnny Wactor run on GH lasted from 2020-2022, while Nicholas Chavez appeared from 2021 till early in 2024.

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