Multiple sources confirm to Soap Opera Digest that Kelly Sullivan, who took over the role of GH's Kate Howard in 2011, will be exiting as Kate's integrated persona, Connie.
This week's GH promo featured Connie and Olivia and their potential love triangle with Sonny (Maurice Benard).
GH has had an influx of new characters and stories in recent weeks which, on a daytime soap opera, tends to mend existing characters are on the way out. Stay tuned.
Sullivan confirmed her GH exit on Facebook and Twitter.
Thank you all so much for your support and loyalty. You are my life long family and I cannot express how much I appreciate each of you. You have really made my experience here on GH a wonderful adventure.Benard reacted on Twitter to the news: "This is all I'm gonna say. When an actress with that kind of ability and talent leaves the show, it hurts."
I wanted to fill you all in on the details and try to answer some of your questions.
I am not returning to GH after August.
This is not a contract issue, I have been written off the show.
I do not have any information on potential Daytime opportunities.
Lastly, I have no ill feelings towards any of the staff or crew connected to the show or the network. I will miss everyone dearly.