Steve Burton’s General Hospital Leading Lady Drops a Last Look at Stone Cold That’ll Warm Your Heart
A moment in time could be the last for this group of castmates.
All of the rumors were finally put to rest on November 23 when Steve Burton confirmed that he had been let go by General Hospital, due to the mandates that had been put in place on the ABC soap. Even though he had applied for medical and religious exemptions, both were denied.
On November 19, Jason’s fate appeared to be sealed — or was it? — when gunfire erupted and the tunnels beneath Cassadine Island collapsed, leaving him buried in the rumble. And in a subsequent episode, Anna received word that there was no sign of life when the search team scanned the area. So, was this the last we’d see of Burton as Jason?
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His co-star Kelly Thiebaud (Britt) shared a group photo on the set via Instagram along with Burton, Cameron Mathison (Drew) and Kathleen Gati (Liesl). Their castmate Johnny Wactor (Brando) gave a big shoutout to everyone for their “great scenes” while Mathison sent his love with a series of heart emojis.
But the question remains… Is this Burton’s last photo from the set? We have a feeling that fans can rest easy in knowing that Jason will return, given that back-from-the-dead storylines are what make the soap world go round. But like you, should Jason return, we’ll have to wait and see if Burton will reprise the role or if the show will recast the character.
Speaking of Jason, you might be interested to read what we thought of General Hospital’s storyline surrounding Sonny’s return and the missed opportunity for some major drama between the mob boss, his wife and her BFF — Sonny’s right-hand man. Take a look at that and other daytime mishaps in the dumbest things daytime did in 2021.
Plus, get a start on your holiday shopping with our General Hospital gift guide in the photo gallery below, including a Stone Cold mug!
<p>Enjoy a Thanksgiving like <em>General Hospital’s</em> Quartermaines with your very own <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Chef-Boyardee-Pepperoni-Pizza-Maker/dp/B00FPLGA6C/?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank">Chef Boyardee Pepperoni Pizza Maker kit</a>. Even if you have your heart set on the traditional turkey dinner, it’s still a good idea to keep one of these around in case the unthinkable happens and the local pizza shop is closed for the holidays! </p>
<p>Do you want the chance to test a fellow fan with a who’s who in Port Charles? The fun <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/1052192210/guess-who-general-hospital-theme?source=aw&utm_source=affiliate_window&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=us_location_buyer&utm_content=299513&awc=6220_1634298827_25922538727f7d5fb0f46067845de883&utm_term=0" target="_blank">Guess Who? <em>General Hospital</em> board game</a> will let you quiz each other with details on the show’s various characters to see who comes out on top as being the most in-the-know when it comes to the ABC soap. </p>
<p>If you’d like to support your favorite fictional soap city, we have a gift for you. Pour a cup of joe, or whatever you’d like, in this unique <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/1046868475/port-charles-enamel-mug?source=aw&utm_source=affiliate_window&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=us_location_buyer&utm_content=299513&awc=6220_1634298846_ddc30ce7c23ff4e588dce6eb0dc61e1a&utm_term=0" target="_blank">Port Charles camper mug</a>. You can even bring it to work and have a cup of soup! </p>
<p>Are you a fan of a certain leather-jacket-wearing Port Charles hunk? Show your support by drinking out of this <a href="https://www.amazon.com/General-Hospital-Mug-Coffee-Stocking/dp/B07L22YJZM/?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank">Jason Morgan mug</a> and letting everyone who sees you know that “there can only be one” Stone Cold. </p>
<p>This is the perfect gift to add to your entertaining area. While having a drink in a <a href="https://www.amazon.com/General-Hospital-Charlies-Laser-Engraved/dp/B0983VYJQ9/?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank">Charlie’s Pub glass</a> with friends at your bar, it’ll be fun explaining just where the pub is actually located.</p>
<p>You’ll also need some coasters to set your pub glass on. This neat <a href="https://www.amazon.com/General-Hospital-Charles-Coasters-Mahogany/dp/B08ZJG3D1K/?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank"><em>General Hospital</em> coaster set</a> contains four well-known Port Charles locales including Charlie’s Pub, Kelly’s, Perks Coffee and The Floating Rib.</p>
<p>Men, women and children alike can sport this <a href="https://www.amazon.com/General-Hospital-Fan-Shirt/dp/B07P9LTWH4/?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank">#1 <em>General Hospital</em> Fan t-shirt</a>. It comes in many sizes and colors, including black, blue, cranberry and green, for the whole family.</p>
<p>Do you watch the soap daily or DVR it for weekend viewing? If you do the latter, and end up getting wrangled into weekend chores, wearing this <a href="https://www.amazon.com/General-Hospital-Binge-Watching-T-Shirt/dp/B07YYSJ518?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank"><em>General Hospital</em> t-shirt</a> will let everyone know exactly what you’d rather be doing. </p>
<p>And if you’re watching the soap and don’t want to be interrupted — no matter what chores need to be done — we have you covered. Wearing these <a href="https://www.amazon.com/General-Hospital-Charles-Officially-Licensed/dp/B08R435D54/?tag=soaps0f6-20" target="_blank"><em>General Hospital</em> socks</a> will get your message across loud and clear!</p>
<p>Plus, if you are a mom who needs an extra backup excuse to watch your favorite daytime drama, try putting your little one in this adorable <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/723155244/shhh-im-watching-general-hospital-with?source=aw&utm_source=affiliate_window&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=us_location_buyer&utm_content=299513&awc=6220_1634298866_040ec9d9100dda15da5df183cb91132d&utm_term=0" target="_blank"><em>General Hospital</em> onesie</a>. The message speaks for itself! </p>
<p>Candy hearts and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand but no one said they couldn’t be gifted during other occasions as well — in the form of a blanket! The fan on your holiday list will love the <a href="https://shopabctv.com/collections/general-hospital/products/general-hospital-candy-hearts-sherpa-blanket" target="_blank"><em>General Hospital</em> Sherpa blanket</a> featuring romantic candy heart messages surrounding your favorite characters. </p>
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