Not to be.

Per Soap Opera Digest, Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) and Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo) will not be returning to Pine Valley before its final airdate on ABC. The actress/talk show host explained that the New York based couple was unable to travel to California when needed to tape scenes. Ripa expressed her dismay over not being able to be part of Pine Valley’s network goodbye, but was happy to have had the chance to return for the show’s 40th Anniversary episode last year.

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