Real life can be scarier than a soap opera. General Hospital star Kirsten Storms revealed that he underwent brain surgery to remove a cyst earlier this week.
The 37-year-old Maxie Jones actress took Instagram Stories on Friday June 4 to explain that she was wearing a neck brace after the procedure.
“So I haven’t really talked about this much, or nothing really. Less than 48 hours ago, I underwent brain surgery, hence the collar. It was at the bottom of my brain, ”Storms explained, joking that no Instagram filter could make her look normal.
The former Disney Channel star, who directed the Zenon: the girl of the 21st century 14 to 20 year old franchise, emphasized that she is not battling cancer.
“What they had to drain and remove was not cancer. I want to clear that up right now before the internet goes crazy with rumors about this, ”he added. “I had a very large cyst that had divided in two, and the doctor said it was so full that the pressure was very noticeable when they opened my skull. [It] it sounds so weird. “
He remained in the hospital for a few days after the operation and, after his discharge, his former co-star Emme rylan took her home where a nurse would provide aftercare.
Storms, who has been a series regular on General Hospital Since 2005, Maxie has promised that she won’t be far from Port Charles for long. “I will be on the mend for the next few weeks, but I will go back to work when this is over,” he said.
Her host was quick to say that the actress, who started acting professionally at age 5, deserves the break. “I think you can take a moment,” said Rylan, 40, laughing.
Storms took a break from her soap opera career after she was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2012.
When the Florida native isn’t causing drama on the small screen, Storms is a proud mother of her 7-year-old daughter Harper, whom she shares with her ex-husband, the actor. Brandon barash. First GH The stars parted ways in 2016 after two years of marriage.
The former reality star, who was on E! ‘S Dirty soap He bluntly told fans how he felt as he concluded his announcement.
“I feel like shit, so we’re off,” he said Friday. “Sorry about my language, but I think I have earned it today.”