All the ingredients for a soap opera story line. Steve BurtonHis separation from his wife was confirmed Sheree BurtonAfter 23 years of marriage.
“I wanted to clear something up. Sheree and I are separated,” the 51-year-old former General HospitalStar wrote this via Instagram Stories Wednesday, May 4, 2014. “She recently announced that she’s expecting her 4th child. The child is not mine.”
Steve and Sheree, 45 years old, were married in 1999. They have three children: Makena (18), Jack (16), and Brooklyn (7).
“We are still co-parenting our three beautiful kids,” he continued. “We would appreciate privacy at this time. Much luv, Steve.”
Sheree, for her own part, has not yet commented on who the father is of her fourth child. “Life sure is full of surprises!” she wrote alongside a snap of her baby bump via Instagram Stories earlier this month.
In January, the fitness coach shared a cryptic message regarding mistakes that many of his fans have retorted to amid the split news.
“If you could go back, what would you tell your younger self? I would have said. Follow your passions.. People will hurt you, but always be kind and take the high road.. Don’t be afraid to fail or try new things.. Learn from your mistakes because you will make mistakes..it’s ok!” she wrote. “You are strong, brave, beautiful and capable of anything you put your mind to. You only have one life so live it, and love everyone. ✨ I hope your day was beautiful.”
Steve, however, made headlines recently for a different controversy when he announced in November 2021 that his retirement would be effective immediately. General HospitalBecause he refused COVID-19 vaccinations.
“I wanted you to hear it from me personally,” the actor, who played Jason Morgan for three decades, said via Instagram at the time. “Unfortunately, General HospitalBecause of the vaccine mandate, he let me go. I did apply for both my religious and medical exemptions, but they were denied. It hurts. But this is also about personal freedom to me.”
News broke late last month that he joined the cast of Peacock’s Days of Our Lives spinoff, Beyond Salem.
“We’re BEYOND excited about this news! #BeyondSalem #Days #SteveBurton,” head writer Ron CarlivatiTweeted on April 29.