‘The kid is not mine’: General Hospital star Steve Burton reveals he’s estranged from pregnant wife Sheree Gustin after 23 years of marriage and asks for privacy as they ‘co-parent’ their three children
- The actor announced on Wednesday that he was separated from his pregnant wife
- Burton has been married to his wife Sheree Gustin for 23 years
- Gustin is currently expecting her fourth child, but Burton says it’s not his
- “She recently announced that she is expecting her fourth child,” he wrote to fans.
- He added: “The child is not mine.
General Hospital star Steve Burton has announced he is separating from his future wife Sheree Gustin after a 23-year marriage, and says the unborn child she is pregnant with is not his .
The 51-year-old actor, who portrayed Jason Morgan on the soap opera from 1991 to 2021, made the shocking announcement in a post on his Instagram Stories page on Wednesday.
“I wanted to clarify something,” Burton said. ‘Sheree and I are separated. She recently announced that she is expecting her fourth child. The child is not mine. We are still co-parenting our three beautiful children. We would appreciate privacy at this time. Lots of love, Steve.
Latest: General Hospital star Steve Burton, 51, has announced he is separating from his future wife Sheree Gustin, 45, after a 23-year marriage, and says the child whose she is pregnant was not his. The former couple were seen in 2019 in Pasadena, Calif.
Burton and Gustin, 45, married in 1999 and are parents to daughters Makena, 18, and Brooklyn, seven; and her son Jack, 16.
Earlier this week, Burton took to Instagram while spending time with his youngest daughter Brooklyn.
He captioned the snap: “Coffee time with the prettiest girl.” Have a good week-end.’
Gustin recently posted a photo of her baby bump on Instagram Stories, captioning a photo that was reposted on a General Hospital fan blog, “Life is full of surprises!”
The veteran soap star took to Instagram Stories with a post about his marriage
The former couple was seen in 2012 in Nashville at the CMA Awards
Burton and Gustin were pictured at an event in Los Angeles in 1999, the year they got married
Burton made headlines last fall after parting ways with General Hospital due to his refusal to get a COVID-19 shot.
“I wanted you to hear it personally,” Burton said on Instagram. “Unfortunately, General Hospital let me go because of the vaccine mandate. I applied for my medical and religious exemptions, and both were denied. Which, you know, hurts. But it’s also a question of personal freedom for me.
The two-time Daytime Emmy winner added, “I don’t think anyone should lose their livelihood because of this.”
Burton said he would be “always grateful for [his] time in general hospital. I love it there, I grew up there… so I’ll always be grateful.
The veteran soap opera star also appeared in The Young and the Restless from 2013 to 2017, as well as the 2007 spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift.