General Hospital star Brytni Sarpy (Valerie) took to Instagram to allay the fears of worried fans who found out the actress was in the hospital.
It turns out that the reason Sarpy is in the hospital is to stay by her father’s side, who was admitted recently. Her father has been fighting an illness for many years, but he is in good spirits — even plotting a way to make a break for it.
According to Soaps In Depth, her father, Mel, suffers from Parkinson’s disease. The actress has attended events in support of finding a cure.
Sarpy was recently taken off contract from her role as Valerie Spencer on General Hospital, which wasn’t too surprising after her romance with Curtis (Donnell Turner) fizzled out.
Soap Hub sends love and prayers to both father and daughter, hoping that Mel is well enough soon to get released from the hospital.
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For everyone who has asked, my dads been in the hospital, not me. He’s feeling much better but can definitely use your love and prayers… just don’t tell him (if you know him) that I posted this, he didn’t find the humor in me documenting his trip, and has been trying to break out of the hospital all day… ????????????