Steve Burton: ‘General Hospital’ has ‘let me go’ for not getting vaccinated

In a video published on his confirmed Instagram account Tuesday, Burton discussed what occurred, composing in the caption, “Hey! I wanted you to hear it from me. I love and appreciate all of you!”

“Unfortunately, ‘General Hospital’ has let me go because of the vaccine mandate,” stated Burton, who has actually represented Jason Morgan on the daytime drama on and off because 1991. “I did apply for my medical and religious exemptions and both of those were denied. Which, you know, hurts.”

He included that “this is also about personal freedom to me” and stated he “doesn’t think anyone should lose their livelihood over this.”

Burton revealed his appreciation for his time on the program and did not eliminate perhaps returning.

“Maybe one day if these mandates are lifted I can return and finish my career as Jason Morgan,” he stated. “That would be an honor. And if not, I’m gonna take this amazing experience, move forward and be forever grateful.”

He stated he was not sure regarding when his last scenes on the program would air.

Burton shared that he had actually checked favorable for Covid-19 in August and stated he had actually been exposed at work, Due date reported at the time.

CNN has actually connected to associates for ABC and “General Hospital” for remark.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.