Consider this the first GENERAL HOSPITAL casualty of the new year: Soaps In Depth broke the news via Twitter earlier this evening that Rebecca Herbst will be exiting the show in March after nearly 14 years of playing Elizabeth Webber. “Storyline dictates the exit of Elizabeth Webber this spring,” an ABC spokesperson confirms. “The next few months promise to be a ‘not to miss’ story for the character. We at ABC and GH wish Rebecca Herbst nothing but the best in her future endeavors.”
When Herbst joined the show back in 1997, Elizabeth was nothing more than a bratty teenage girl out to make her older sister Sarah’s life miserable. But through the years, Elizabeth has remained at the heart of many GH viewers, as her love affairs with Lucky and Jason had both taken center stage and won the actress huge, huge fan bases.
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