General Hospital says goodbye to Ingo Rademacher
Rademacher, who plays Jasper "Jax" Jacks, made his exit during Monday's episode of the show where he dropped the news in a conversation with his character's ex-wife Carly (Laura Wright).
Jax told her he was leaving town to return to Australia because he had pressing business in Sydney. When Carly asked if he would be back for the holidays, Jax admitted, "I'm kind of on the outs with everyone in Port Charles right now."
Representatives for ABC and General Hospital didn't immediately respond to EW's request for comment. As of publishing, Rademacher has yet to comment publicly on his final episode.
EW previously reported that the actor was leaving the long-running daytime drama after declining to comply with the production's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which he's been a vocal critic of since its inception.
Rachemacher has been a fixture on General Hospital since 1996, where he's played Jax for the past 25 seasons. News of the actor's departure first surfaced when GH cast member Nancy Lee Grahn tweeted about her costar leaving the show while slamming what she described as transphobic comments made by Rachemacher.
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