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Kristina Wagner Shares She’s Back On Contract at General Hospital

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This past week, General Hospital fans were thrilled with the news that longtime fan favorite, Kristina Wagner (Felicia) was on her way back to the soap opera to tape new episodes.  However on Saturday, the actress shared even bigger news.  She is back on contract at the ABC daytime drama series.

Kristina revealed via her Instagram: “I’m pleased to announce I just finished my first work week on contract with General Hospital. The good people there have made it a well oiled machine. I’m so impressed with the way they navigate the Covid protocols. It’s not easy but we’ll worth it. We’ve got some fun storylines coming up. I’ve been thrown in the middle of a current storyline and I think Felicia’s part in it gives it some color. Stay tuned!”

Earlier in the week on Tuesday via Twitter, Kristina expressed: “Tomorrow I head back to work on General Hospital! Lucky me. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of that family once again. Here we go. More to come. Felicia Scorpio rides again.”

Wagner began her GH role as Felicia Cummings, the Aztec princess back in 1984 and has appeared on and off the show since then.

So what storyline do you think Felicia will get thrown into? Will she return to Port Charles to help Maxie (Kirsten Storms)?  Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

 

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rose
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rose

Yea!!! Kristina is back. And hopefully more Genie as Laura.

Steve
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Steve

Amazing news!

Maybe we’ll finally get Felicia’s reaction to losing her bar to Julian’s bomb.

Maxie gets her mother’s ear. And, what if Felicia possibly has a connection with Esme?

The show has a powerful group of actresses over 50 now on contract. Alexis, Anna, Carly, Felicia, Harmony and Laura. Throw in frequently used recurring Liesl and Olivia with Monica shining from time-to-time. What an awesome troupe of vibrant mature women.

Satan
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Satan

I don’t know if Felicia herself would be “connected” to Esme. But she might very well be the first one to notice that Esme seems a little bit like Ryan Chamberlin…. because she’s probably his daughter. Obviously Felicia has history with Ryan, but that doesn’t mean she was keeping track of his whereabouts in the years he was gone from Port Charles. Like everybody else, she probably assumed he burned to death in the carnival fire back in the 1990s. Of course in her recent unexplained extended absence to Texas (or where ever she supposedly has been) she might have… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

My big question is how does Esme know of Ryan and the fact that he may be her father. Does she know the mother who gave her birth,etc,etc??

Steve
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Steve

Nearly every longtime female character on GH eventually has a never before mentioned child. Monica (Dawn), Bobbie (Carly), Alexis (Sam), Laura (Nikolas),Liesl (not as long term, but Nathan still). They tried with Anna, but fan backlash and a poorly conceived storyline forced them to undo that. Felicia may soon join that club.

Jp
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Jp

Totally agreed! Also the great Jackie Zeman should be included on the list.

aria
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aria

this is great news, Felicia is a character w/ such rich history, daughter Maxie has nothing on mom w/ the villains she’s fought and the adventures she’s been on. So happy for Kristina Wagner, and for us fans this is great news.

reeski
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reeski

ya, I always like Frisco and Felicia I had read she was supposed to be back in 121/1/21?

TVJeff
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TVJeff

Wonder if this means contracts for other vets? Because honestly if someone told me “Guess which vet is back on contract?” KW would’ve been low on my list because she’s been absent for so long.

Steve
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Steve

Putting KW on contract seems to indicate there’s a major story coming up that they want to make sure she’s available.

Back in the early 2000’s when Kirsten Storms joined GH one of her first stories had them revisiting Maxie’s heart issues. JFP refused to give KW a contract resulting in the quick recast of Sandra Ferguson as Felicia. The storyline fell flat with 2 new recasts and the inability to use any flashbacks.

TVJeff
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TVJeff

Makes sense. Just because she’s on contract doesn’t mean she’ll be on contract long term. Can be a 6 month contract for all we know.

Steve
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Steve

Plus, contracts don’t mean the same number of appearances that they use to. The performers who play Shawn, Victor and Harmony are on contract but have been seen less on screen than recurring characters such as Valentin, Ned and Liesl.

brian
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brian

This is great news… and makes me feel GH isn’t going to end any time soon as some predict with the departure of Jason…

Aka after the 60th anniversary.

Kevin
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Kevin

“Hi, Felicia!”
So glad to see her back in the mix, awol far too long to make sense in several storylines. Please treat her well!

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Absolutely in agreement, Kevin! On all counts!

anne
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anne

What about bringing back Mac?

Rodd
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Rodd

So glad she’s coming back and am delighted she’s now on contract!
Does that mean John J. York’s “Mac” isn’t too far behind???? One can hope!

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

York is still recurring.

Timmm
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Timmm

Nice news. BUT, for years, Genie would come and go and they didnt know what to do with her. They finally hit pay dirt with her being Mayor and having two long lost brothers. I hope they have a story for Kristina. One of her problems is Mac. He and her have no drama and not nearly the chemistry as she and Frisco. Jack probably doesnt want to ever return so why not breakup Mac and Felicia and let her find someone new that she can get involved in other stories on GH and let her have some excitement!

Jamie Holland
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Jamie Holland

hmm. could she be Esme’s mom?

reeski
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reeski

there’s a scarry thought

alic
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alic

Very!

Constance Petrides
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Constance Petrides

I guess it looks like I’m the ONLY one who is not thrilled to see her return to GH? I am not trying to be mean, and it’s not that I dislike the idea of her character or anything like that? I just really think her acting skills are very much lacking anymore… Sorry.
That voice is like ‘finger nails scratching down a chalk board’ just so baby like irritating. I can’t be the only person who that drives nuts?

alic
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alic

No, I agree.

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General Hospital Alum Annie Wersching Dead at 45

In very sad news on Sunday, actress Annie Wersching, who starred in the series 24, Bosch and Timeless, and portrayed Amelia Joffe on General Hospital, passed away this morning from cancer.  Annie was only 45-years-0ld.

Deadline broke the news of Annie’s death.  In a statement, Wersching’s husband, actor Stephen Full, shared: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of this family today. But she left us the tools to fill it. She found wonder in the simplest moment. She didn’t require music to dance. She taught us not to wait for adventure to find you. ‘Go find it. It’s everywhere.’ And find it we shall. As I drove our boys, the true loves of her life, down the winding driveway and street, she would yell BYE! until we were out of earshot and into the world. I can still hear it ringing. Bye my Buddie. ‘I love you little family…’ ”

Wersching’s first major role came as Amelia Joffe on General Hospital.  She played the role from May to September of 2007.  Amelia came to Port Charles to seek revenge on Sam McCall (Kelly Monaco) and wound up lovers with Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard).

Later, she went on to star as Renee Walker in Seasons 7 and 8 of 24.  She also appeared in The Vampire Diaries, Runaways, Extant, and The Rookie.  One of her last roles was in Star Trek: Picard which came two decades after she made her screen acting debut in an episode of Star Trek: Enterprise.

Annie is survived by her husband and children children Freddie, 12; Ozzie, and Archie, 4.

Share your condolences and remembrances for Annie in the comment section.  But first, check out some scenes from her time on General Hospital below.

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Kelly Thiebaud Opens Up on Her Exit from General Hospital, Taping Britt’s Tragic Death Scenes, and Parting Thoughts on Co-Stars

Just a few weeks ago on the January 4th episode of General Hospital, viewers were left devastated when Dr. Britt Westbourne succumbed to a fatal poisoning after a confrontation with ‘The Hook’.

While it was revealed that Daytime Emmy winner, Kelly Thiebaud, was exiting the ABC soap opera at the end of 2022, many thought the story would see Britt leaving Port Charles to deal with her declining health due to Huntington’s Disease in private, in order to keep the door open for a possible return down the line.  However, that was not meant to be.  When a report from Deadline surfaced back in August of 2022, it indicated that Kelly was returning to her primetime role on ABC’s Station 19, which caused some confusion and rumors of just what would Thiebaud’s ultimate status be with the daytime drama series.

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Now, in a very special exit interview for You Tube’s Michael Fairman Channel, Kelly chats with Michael Fairman and clarifies what led to her decision to leave her role as Dr. Britt Westbourne.

Talking with Fairman direct from London, Kelly, who won a Daytime Emmy in 2022 for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, reveals how it came to pass that GH would kill-off the character of Britt by becoming another victim of ‘The Hook’, and more.

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During the conversation, Thiebaud shares her thoughts on working with her former GH co-stars including: Steve Burton (ex-Jason), Parry Shen (Brad), Kirsten Storms (Maxie), Kathleen Gati (Liesl), Cassandra James (Terry), Roger Howarth (Austin) and Josh Kelly (Cody), as well as some of her favorite memories throughout her run on the series which began in 2012.

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Kelly took the character from being the manipulative ‘Britch’ as an interloper in the romance of Patrick (Jason Thompson) and Sabrina (Teresa Castillo), all the way to becoming a well-loved character to root for.

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While, GH viewers witnessed Britt’s shocking death scenes, Kelly weighs-in on taping those moments, as well as Britt’s emotional goodbye birthday party, and having the opportunity to portray a character who was trying to navigate her life, while suffering from the effects of Huntington’s Disease.

In addition, Thiebaud gives a very special ‘thank you’ and shout out to the fans for their enduring support as she looks forward to new roles and new adventures ahead.

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Check out our heartfelt farewell interview with Kelly below, and for upcoming celebrity features, interviews, event coverage, music videos, and more, make sure to ‘subscribe‘ to the Michael Fairman Channel.

So, what did you think about Kelly’s decision to depart GH? Will you miss her as Britt? Share your thoughts on our conversation in the comment section below.

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Denise Crosby Makes a Return to General Hospital

After a major fallout with her parents, Carolyn (Denise Crosby) and Jeff Webber (William R. Moses), Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) was devastated, in particular because they concocted a plan to make her forget all about the tragic situation earlier in her life. That being, when Finn’s (Michael Easton) late wife, Reiko, fell down a flight of steps and eventually died after she struggled with Liz.

Apparently, the story is not over, when Denise Crosby reprises her role of Carolyn beginning the week of January 23rd on General Hospital.

Talking about her return in the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest on newsstands now, Crosby previewed, “She (Carolyn) wants to make a connection with her daughter and try to make amends for something that is almost impossible to make amends for. She knows it could go really wrong, but she can’t live with herself if she doesn’t take the shot.”

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Something tells us there is more to the story of why Carolyn could have returned to Port Charles? Any thoughts?

Let us know your theories about Elizabeth’s mother upcoming return to Port Charles in the comment section below.

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