You might have one favorite actor or actress from General Hospital for whom you’re watching it. Save yourself from heartbreak if that favorite person is Lexi Ainsworth. Yes, General Hospital long-time actress Lexi Ainsworth is leaving the show. Recently, she spoke to Digest regarding the same and explained the reason. She also later clarified about this news on her Instagram. So, is she quitting the TV industry or just from this daytime? Let’s keep reading for all the answers we need.
General Hospital: Lexi Ainsworth Opens Up About Her EXIT
Lexi sat in an interview with Soap Opera Digest and opened up about her exit from General Hospital. She said she has worked in this daytime for ten transformative years since the age of 16. Lexi felt grateful for everyone in the soap opera and the fans who supported her. She said these years have helped her build her personal and professional lives. General Hospital star opened up about pursuing new opportunities. Though this daytime gave her great stardom and continues to do so, she decided that it was time for her to move on. After all, exploring new paths will only make her grow in their career and even as a person.
While speaking in the interview, the General Hospital star thanked her fans for their immense support. She continued that this show wouldn’t be what it is without her fans. Lexi also thanked her on-screen family with whom she is in touch, even offline. Her colleagues and fans showered their wishes and best compliments in the comments. Online, when Lexi shared the news, Laura Wright (Carly) commented that she couldn’t wait to see Lexi’s journey unfolding, and Kelly Monaco (Sam) wrote how much she loves her. General Hospital star waved a bittersweet goodbye to her cast and told Digest how they became a part of her life. However, she confirmed that she will maintain relationships with this cast even if they’re not working together.
Lexi Ainsworth decided to exit from General Hospital with greater intention. She is planning to focus more on the production company. This daytime star has already produced two films, and two are still in production. So, she believes that it is time for her to create a path to showcase her talents. Lexi continued by saying she feels it is natural to expand her creative side into other industry parts. General Hospital star wishes to take control over her career and decided to exit from the show.
Be Ready To Witness Kate Mansi As New Kristina
As TV Season & Spoilers previously reported, General Hospital will have a brand-new Kristina Davis! As you know that Lexi Ainsworth is leaving this show, and it is time for a new actress to grab the opportunity. The famous actress Kate Mansi will take over the role of Kristina Davis. It is a relief that the makers are not bringing a new face. Kate Mansi is already known as Abby on Days of Our Lives. She also won Daytime Emmy Award for her role in that soap opera. Although it is tough to bid farewell to your favorite face, change is what is needed for the story to continue.
We will see Kate Mansi as Kristina soon at General Hospital. The actress has already begun shooting for her new role. She is making her way to Port Charles debut starting on May 22. The viewers of General Hospital are hopeful that the makers made an excellent choice in selecting Kate. They are ready to welcome her. While we wait to see Kate as the new Kristina airing on May 22 on NCIS, let’s wish the old one a successful career. TV Season & Spoilers also wish Lexi Ainsworth luck in all her future endeavors!