Recast.

“General Hospital” has found its new Kiki Jerome as reported by Daytime Confidential. The studio issued a statement to Soaps.com saying, “Kristen Alderson has decided to leave ‘General Hospital’ and start a new professional journey. As a member of our ABC family since she was six years old, we will miss Kristen and wish her only the best in her new ventures. As a result, the role of Kiki Jerome will be recast with Hayley Erin. Hayley will start appearing as Kiki in late February. Please join us in welcoming Hayley to our cast.” Most will remember Hayley Erin portraying Abby Newman on “The Young and the Restless.” Get more details including a video about why Alderson chose to leave General Hospital. Alderson is expected to air through February.

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