Kirsten Storms may be returning to General Hospital in the near future. The actress, who has been sidelined for nearly ten months, was expected to return to the role of Maxie in February. Jen Lilley has been filling in.
Could Kirsten Storms
) be on her way back to General Hospital? A new report indicates that it's possible -- but the report also stops short of saying it's a done deal.
Soap Opera Digest
reports that Storms "is in talks to return to the show."
Storms has been sidelined from General Hospital since September
due to an undisclosed medical condition. During a broadcast of the reality series Dirty Soap
, Storms' future sister-in-law revealed that the actress had been diagnosed with endometriosis. Storms has not publicly acknowledged what has kept her out of work, and several medical experts have questioned if endometriosis alone would be enough to keep Storms down for such an extended period of time.
During Storms's downtime, actress Jen Lilley has been filling in as Maxie. In January
, Storms's return to GH was considered a done deal, but the actress suffered a setback, and the show announced that Lilley would continue on in the role.
Kirsten Storms assumed the role of Maxie in May 2005
Soap Central Live explains more about what endometriosis is. [Oct 21, 2011]