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‘In and Out again’ Kimberly McCullough
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Nanci HughesNY Soap Opera Examiner
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January 20, 2014
Kimberly McCullough who returned to General Hospital after making in and out appearances over two years is going to be out again. Fans have wondered whether she was truly back or just visiting, are intelligent and savvy and were waiting for this story. She acknowledged her departure at the ABC TCA party, Once again her career as a director comes first.
She gave a warning her fans and Scrub fans will not be pleased with the way Robin exits. Read more from DC. Then please comment on how you feel about this in and out role of Robin Drake.
“Daytime Confidential: It’s no longer a secret. You are going to be departing General Hospital at least temporarily sometime soon. Was your return always scheduled to be short term?
Kimberly McCullough: Yeah. It was always supposed to be this amount of time.
DC: Should fans be concerned that they’ll never see Robin again, or will she always be a part of the show?
KM: I certainly hope so! I guess it just depends on how much[executive producer] Frank [Valentini] liked working with me.
DC: GH’s ratings have risen since your return. How does it feel knowing that you have energized the fanbase?
KM: I don’t give myself that credit. The only thing I can say is I’m happy for the show and if I was a part of that at all, I’m so grateful.
DC: Have you filmed your final episode for this go around?
KM: No. I’ve got a couple weeks left.
DC: Is it going to be tough saying goodbye again?
KM: Of course! It always is. But it’s not goodbye. It’s just see you later.
DC: Can you give us a hint about how Robin will be leaving?
KM: Robin’s leaving because of her love for another character that is not Patrick on the canvas.
DC: There were a lot of rumors that you were coming back to give Scrubs a happy ending, but you have just quashed them.
KM: They’re not ready to let Jason Thompson go. So the happy ending is that [fans] still get to see Jason Thompson.
DC: Will Scrubs fans feel a sense of closure when Robin leaves?
KM: I don’t even know if I can comment on that. They’re going to be pissed. Really. They’re going to be pissed. I’m sorry.
DC: No one’s going to be mad at you.
KM: Oh, yes they will.”
Yes, they will and with good reason. The fans constantly support Robin because she is a beloved character, but is it fair to keep coming back and messing up lives and then leaving. Maybe Robin should be recast. What do you think?