U.S. soap hunk Scott Reeves has been fired from long-running daytime drama General Hospital.

The actor, who has portrayed Dr. Steve Webber for the past three years, took to Twitter.com on Wednesday (12Dec12) to share the news with fans.

He wrote, "Hey guys, u know how much u mean 2 me and I wanted u 2 hear it from me. I was let go from Gh today and my last day should (be) in Feb (February) sometime."

It is not clear why Reeves was fired.