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Kristen Alderson Leaving 'General Hospital' as Kiki Jerome

Kristen Alderson will be leaving General Hospital soon.
Kristen Alderson is leaving ABC soap opera General Hospital and the role of Kiki Jerome, according to Soap Opera Digest, who reports the actress will wrap her run very soon.

The Emmy-winning actress first hit the daytime scene in 1998 at the tender age of 6 as Starr Manning in One Life to Live, a role she played until the popular ABC soap went off the air in January 2012. A month later, Alderson crossed over in character to General Hospital.

In 2013, after a legal dispute between ABC and Prospect Park over the rights to the character, she briefly left GH and returned in a new role, Kiki Jerome.

Chad Duell (Michael), Alderson's real-life boyfriend, tweeted that it was Alderson's decision to leave the soap.

Perhaps someday, when the lawsuit between ABC and Prospect Park is settled, Alderson will return to GH as Starr Manning.

Serial Scoop will keep you posted on Alderson's final airdate.

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