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UPDATE: Florencia Lozano Heading to ‘General Hospital’

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Monique Carboni

UPDATE 12:23 PM ET on 4/10/12: A “” representative tells Soap Opera Network that Lozano will first air the week of May 7, 2012 as Téa Delgado from “.”

PREVIOUS: After weeks of speculation, Soap Opera Network can now report that actress will be reprising her role as Téa Delgado from “One Life to Live” on ABC’s “General Hospital” in the coming weeks. The news was broken by website .

It was on Friday, March 23, 2012, when executive producer revealed on Twitter that there was “Exciting #GH casting news coming… stay tuned!” Soon afterward, reported that the news would be announced as soon as Monday, March 26, 2012. Since then there had not been a word uttered from Valentini or a show spokesperson in regards to the producers tweet. Although, on Friday, April 6, 2012, Valentini did post the following on :

The industry was abuzz after learning of Hughes’ status upgrade at “GH,” but there were those, including myself, who didn’t believe she was the casting news Valentini had been alluding to all along:

Well the news is now out and Lozano begins filming this week at “GH,” according to WLS. A first airdate is uknown at this time.

Due to the holiday weekend, a show spokesman was unavailable for comment.