‘General Hospital’ Actor Steve Burton Says He Was Fired From Soap Opera After 29 Years For Refusing To Get Vaccinated

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Actor Steve Burton, best known for the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” said Tuesday that he was fired from the show for refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccine.

“I know there’s been a lot of rumors and speculations about me and General Hospital and I wanted you to hear it from me personally,” Burton said in an Instagram video posted Tuesday. “Unfortunately, General Hospital has let me go because of the vaccine mandate.”

Burton then shared that he applied for both medical and religious exemptions, but they were denied. He said the decision “hurts” and that “this is also about personal freedom” and he doesn’t think anyone should “lose their livelihood” over the decision not to take the vaccine.

“You know me, I’ll always be grateful for my time at General Hospital. I love it there, I grew up there, I grew up with some of you,” Burton continued. “So, I’ll always be grateful, and I believe that when one door closes, mult... (Read more)

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