If there’s one downside to the familiarity of daytime drama, it’s stomaching the news that a beloved character (maybe a personal favorite) has suddenly left the show. Some of 2021’s exits were speculated on for months in advance, while others were only confirmed after the character’s final scene. Covering Days of Our Lives (DOOL), General Hospital (GH), The Bold and the Beautiful (B&B) and The Young and the Restless (Y&R), these are the soap opera character exits that stunned viewers in 2021!
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12. GH’s Jordan Ashford (Briana Nicole Henry)
When Jordan Ashford was sent to Albany, New York, to receive medical treatment after inhaling a dangerous amount of carbon monoxide, fans didn’t know whether they’d ever see the police commissioner in action again. While Ashford may recover from her injuries and return to Port Charles at some point in the future, viewers won’t see Briana Nicole Henry in the role. Without elaborating on the reason for her departure, Henry thanked GH for “holding space for me to grow”.