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SOAP SHAKEUP! Ingo Rademacher, Steve Burton out at ‘General Hospital’?

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Got your vax, Jax?

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The reality soap opera is being played on the iconic ABC solo series, Public Hospital.

Emmy Award-winning veteran Ingo Rademacher has been fired from Sudsser, according to sources.

The Australian/German national has been known for playing Jasper ‘Jax’ Jacks since 1996, but more recently, the actor has become known for his anti-vaccine stance on social media and off screen – which is the opposite of what happens. The Disney-owned company has a mandate across all of its platforms.

However, the latest storm brewing around Rademacher came after he took to social media to retweet an anti-transgender tweet, which directly harmed his Canadian star, Cassandra James.

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At press time, Rademacher apologized in a video saying, “Cassandra, I sincerely apologize to you. I think you’re an absolute talent and you’re very beautiful too. I don’t think a transphobic guy would say that. I think you’re so cool, I really do.”

FYI: Rademacher shared a tweet on his Instagram that referred to Rachel Levine, Assistant Secretary of Health of the United States as a “man.”

Levine, a four-star admiral for the United States Public Health Service, is transgender.

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Emmy winner Nancy Lee Grahn slammed the Australian actor for his position, claiming that Rademacher is no longer with the sudsy series.

James, who plays Dr. Terry Randolph, tweeted.

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“You are embarrassed. You have some seriousness in learning and teaching,” she continued. “I am deeply disappointed that such a public display of ignorance can come from our side. GH family.”

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She added, “Misleading trans people is violence, and if you come for one of us, you come for all of us. The cis world can’t decide which of us is valuable. I’m so proud of the fans because they always raise us to a high standard, for calling them transphobic and violence.”

Grahn added her two cents – plus the bomb that Rademacher is no longer part of the #GH team.

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She tweeted, “Transphobia and misinformation are disgusting and should be unacceptable in any industry, including soap/acting. I stand with the costar @cassandrajames_ and the trans community.”

It’s unclear if Rademacher has officially stopped the show, or if his departure has been reported in light of his aggressive stance or stance on vaccinations.

Rademacher did not comment, the program or the network, but he continued to spread the word about his anti-extremism stance, posting on Instagram on Sunday, “I will stand with you to fight for medical freedom.”

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News of Rademacher’s anti-delegation stance came in August when co-star Steve Burton tested positive for COVID-19 and claimed he contracted the virus at work.

Multiple sources tell Toronto Sun That Steve Burton is no longer a part of the show. Reason? You can guess.

“I’m shocked that the news about Steve hasn’t come out yet,” says an insider.

We also hear that fans shouldn’t be surprised if more actors leave the series.

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This is only in: The wrap Reports will premiere Rademacher on November 22 in an episode filmed two weeks ago.

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