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    General Hospital's Maxie Temporarily Recast By Jen Lilley. (Updated.)

    Monday, October 17 2011

    Jen Lilley (Janna Giacoppo)
    Medical leave.

    Updated October 17:

    It was revealed last night on Dirty Soap that Kirsten Storms has endometriosis. Kelly Monaco (Sam) has offered via Twitter to forward any get well cards or packages fans want to send Kirsten. Mail them to Kelly's attention at 4151 Prospect Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027.

    Originally posted September 14:

    Per Soap Opera Digest, Kirsten Storms will temporarily be recast on "General Hospital." Due to illness, it looks like she could be out for up to two months. Jen Lilley will take over for Storms beginning September 28.

    Lilley has been seen in episodes of "Two and a Half Men," "Criminal Minds," "Castle" and "iCarly." She was also a regular on MTV's "Disaster Date," a hidden camera prank blind dating show. wishes Kirsten Storms a quick recovery.

    Check out a video preview of Kirsten Storms in Dirty Soap. Join us on Twitter @soapoperafan, and Facebook. Come tweet and Facebook with us about "General Hospital," all the other soap operas, "Glee," "Grey’s Anatomy" and "Vampire Diaries!"

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    Posted by mamajj at Wednesday, September 14 2011 09:27 AM

    2 MONTHS?!?!? Wow Feel better Kirsten.

    Posted by IHeartLizzie at Wednesday, September 14 2011 11:26 AM

    The recast looks way older than Maxi kind of in her mid-30's to early 40's. She looks the age of Felicia Maxi's mom.

    I hope Kirsten gets better. My prayers are with her and her family.

    Posted by Dexdon at Thursday, September 15 2011 11:38 AM

    Prayers and good wishes to Kirsten Storms - I dont think anyone can play her character as well as she does..but appreciate that its been recast so her storyline continues to move forward. The actress who takes over the role has big shoes to fill.

    Posted by jemrol at Saturday, September 17 2011 02:27 PM

    MAXIE is one of a kind. She cannot be replaced.

    Posted by lisa658 at Sunday, October 02 2011 01:56 AM

    Kirsten please get well soon! You can never be replaced by anyone. You are one a a kind. Two months is a long time, so please listen, DO THE RIGHT THING! REST! GET WELL SOON! WILL MISS YOU DEARLY. GH will not be the same without our beloved MAXIE!

    Posted by Sabebaby at Monday, October 17 2011 10:16 PM

    Endometriosis is extremely painful. I hope Kirsten is not suffering. My prayers go out to her.

    Posted by only2Soapsilike at Thursday, October 20 2011 06:50 PM

    i hope Kirsten gets Well Soon i agree she can never be replaced by anyone plus the person how took over is not doing a very good Job of your Character but rest well and hope to see you on the show Soon

    Posted by Mummsie2SpecialK at Friday, October 21 2011 07:55 PM

    Speedy recovery Kirsten! This girl is playing Maxie way too dumb blonde for me. I don't think anybody can play this role but you!

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