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Tristan Rogers Leaving ‘General Hospital,’ Per Head Writer

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The return of (Robert Scorpio) to “” is short lived, it seems. According to head writer , the actor will be leaving the canvas in February. “I had no idea @tristanrogers was leaving. I found out last night. I now have 1 day to write him out of a big Feb Sweeps storyline,” Carlivati tweeted earlier today. He added, “Meanwhile, you will see a lot of Robert between now and February! And please respect @tristanrogers and his decision. Thanks.”

Rogers returned to “GH” in October in a storyline surrounding pappa Scorpio searching for his supposedly dead daughter, Robin Scorpio (). Robert worked closely with Anna Devane () in the the search for Robin (Kimberly McCullough), who is currently hiding out at the home of friend Nikolas Cassadine (). Robin was presumed dead as a result of her kidnapping by Jerry Jacks (Sebastian Roche).