General Hospital Spoilers: Shawn Tells TJ He’s Leaving Port Charles

Shawn Butler (Sean Blakemore) has finally been freed after being wrongfully convicted of shooting Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig). While Shawn has yet to expose Nikolas Cassadine (Marcus Coloma) as the actual shooter who made Shawn take the fall for his crime, General Hospital spoilers reveal Shawn hasn’t lost focus.

Recent General Hospital news reports confirm that Butler’s portrayer, Sean Blakemore is exiting General Hospital. News of his exit from the soap opera surfaced when the star tweeted, clearing the air on the GH rumors tied to his exit news. GH rumors surfaced, making claims about Blakemore’s upcoming departure. Fans questioned if the actor was leg go, while the star made sure it’s know he was not let go from the daytime drama, but has chosen to leave over other obligations. He left the door open for Shawn to return to Port Charles.

General Hospital spoilers reveal Blakemore’s exit from General Hospital will cause a shift in the story line where Shawn is involved. Fans had hoped Alexis Davis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and Butler would rekindle their romance shared years prior. It’s undeniable that the bond between Shawn and Alexis is still present, but any type of romantic reunion will have to be put on hold. GH previews and spoilers suggest Shawn makes it official when he lets TJ Ashford (Tajh Bellow) in on his plans. Shawn is focus on expanding The Invader, which requires him to relocate to San Francisco.