Britt Westbourne shall be again as soon as once more. The fan-favorite unhealthy lady of Port Charles will grace our screens someday within the close to future, based on a brand new report. It would be the second time this yr that actress Kelly Thiebaud has reprised the position on General Hospital.
Kelly Thiebaud as Britt Westbourne
Affectionately referred to as “The Britch,” Thiebaud first originated the position of Westbourne in 2012. She remained as a collection common till 2015. From 2017-2018 she appeared for one more stint. Her newest run was earlier this yr. Westbourne is the daughter of Dr. Liesl Obrecht and the villainous Cesar Faison.
When she was on the present final, Westbourne bought her medical license again. She was additionally briefly re-hired on the hospital as a substitute for Kim Nero. Romance-wise, she had a fling with Julian Jerome whereas on the town.
The character immediately stopped showing on the present. Soon, itwas revealed on-screen that she left her job at General Hospital to get a brand new job at a hospital in Boston. Fans have been upset by this and weren’t anticipating Thiebaud and the character to depart so quickly. Even if she was leaving, a really perfect state of affairs for viewers would have been seeing her go away on display screen and never by passing point out.
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The actress addressed the fan outcry on Twitter. She wrote, “Hiiii! Just wanted to clarify some things! Unfortunately yes i dont hve anymore scenes on #GH at the moment, BUT that could all change once productions starts bck up. I guess if y’all want more of #TheBritch u will hve to harass Frank and the #GH writers, it’s up to them.”
“Currently i am not on any shows as a series reg. I’m just bouncing around where the work takes me. Thank you for welcoming me again back to Port Charles. Always a fun visit and let’s hope there is more to come. Love you all! Stay safe,” she continued.
Here’s what we learn about her return to date
It is unclear when Westbourne will start reappearing on the present. Soap Opera Digest, who broke the unique information of her return, reviews, “The actress, who joined GH in 2012, has made a number of short-term visits since leaving in 2015, most not too long ago earlier this yr, and shall be returning for an extended stint this time round.”
While it seems like Westbourne nonetheless received’t be again as a fundamental solid member, it seems like viewers can discover solace in the truth that this return shall be for much longer than the final time that she was on the present.
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Shortly after her General Hospital look earlier this yr, she appeared in a number of episodes of Days of our Lives as as Zoey, the lawyer of Evan (Brock Kelly). This wasn’t the primary time she was on Days of our Lives. She first appeared in two episodes in 2011, earlier than she was on General Hospital, as a personality named Alicia.
General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC.