blurred-reality.com – Many General Hospital viewers believe the Maxie actress, Kirsten Storms, looks ‘terrible’ in 2023 because of her weight gain. Well, we believe her medical history, including brain surgery, is the primary reason behind her recent appearance. Here’s her latest health update.
General Hospital is a long-running American daytime television medical drama in the United States. It debuted in 1963 and is one of the longest-running scripted television series currently in production. The show follows the lives of doctors, nurses, and patients at General Hospital, a fictional hospital in the fictional town of Port Charles. The show is currently in its 60th season.
The show has addressed a wide range of topics over its history, including medical mysteries, romantic entanglements, family tragedies, and more. It is well-known for its constantly changing and interconnected narratives involving many people.
Maxie Jones, one of the characters of the show, has been portrayed by actress Kirsten Storms for almost 2 decades now. Even though the character has been played by multiple stars in the past, viewers claim that Kirsten is the one who suits the character the most.
On the other hand, many viewers have been concerned with Maxie’s appearance these days as Kirsten Storms has undergone significant weight gain. They claim that Maxie looks “terrible” in the recent season. As a result, they have been wanting to know more about her transformation. Well, we’ve got you covered.
General Hospital: The Maxie Actress, Kirsten Storms, Has Undergone Significant Weight Gain in Recent Years!
The Maxie actress from General Hospital, Kirsten Storms (@kirstenstorms), has undergone massive weight gain in recent years. And viewers of the show have been going crazy for the character’s transformation. They claim that Maxie looks so much “terrible” in 2023.
Before putting all the blame on the actress, just know that Kirsten didn’t gain weight because of binge eating or any other unnecessary reasons. The 39-year-old actress has been suffering a lot of health problems in recent years. Even though she has never blamed her health condition for all the weight gain, we strongly believe it’s the only sensible reason behind her transformation.
The Maxie actress, Kirsten Storms, before and after weight gain.
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In case you’re unaware, Kirsten Storms has previously taken leave from General Hospital multiple times, of course, all due to her medical reasons. Most recently, she took a brief leave from the show in 2021 after she underwent brain surgery due to a cyst.
The cyst had grown to the point where it was placing pressure on her brain, requiring surgery. Given her medical history, her recent weight gain could be due to her health and medication.
Aside from these, she was dealing with her mental illness, which she discussed extensively in 2022. The Maxie actress recalled the “really dark and bad time” that lasted nearly two years, that lasted nearly two years, stating that she knew it wasn’t sadness before being diagnosed with Bipolar I.
Furthermore, the incorrect prescription made matters worse for Kirsten Storms. All of these factors eventually added to her weight gain. Considering her health condition, it would be unwise to criticize her for her recent appearance.
As of the latest update, she has reportedly recovered from the brain surgery and is fine these days. We should be praising her for going strong despite all the struggles.
More About Kirsten Storms: Childhood & Early Career!
Kirsten Storms (full name: Kirsten Renee Storms) was born in Orlando, Florida on April 8, 1984, to Karen Storms and Mike Storms. Her father is a well-known sportscaster. She has a brother named Austin, a sister named Gretchen, and a stepbrother named Chris.
When she was 5 years old, she told her parents that she wanted to be in soap operas and persuaded them to let her attend an acting school, where she was noticed by a talent scout. She had been homeschooled since third grade and received on-set tutoring in her latter years.
Kirsten Storms has been interested in acting since she was 5 years old.
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She was invited to attend a children’s acting program in New York to enhance her skills. Her performance in an ‘Off-Broadway’ musical was a success, and numerous agents expressed interest in representing her. For the next four years, she auditioned for roles all around the United States.
Her career began with a television commercial for Galoob Baby Doll. Later, she made her television debut in 1996 with a role in the TV show Second Noah, and she continued to take tiny roles in various TV shows alongside her commercial work.