Due to being cast as "Gloria" on the CBS sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola, Watson temporarily exited GH on August 13, 2019 when her character went to meet her long lost relative in England. However, she will return at a later date.
On November 11, 2019, Soaps.com reported that Watson will return to GH as Stella during the week of November 18. She returned from November 19 to November 25, 2019.
On January 8, 2020, Soaps.com announced that Watson will return to GH during the week of January 13. She returned from January 14-15, 2020.
Watson also returned for two episodes from March 12-13, 2020.
On August 31, 2020, Soap Opera News announced that Watson will be returning to GH as Stella during the week of September 14. She returned from September 10 to October 8, 2020.
On May 24, 2021, it was reported that Henry will return to GH during the week of June 7. She returned from June 7 to September 3, 2021.
Watson returned as Stella on December 13, 2021.
Stella arrives in Port Charles on June 7 to surprise her nephew Curtis on his birthday. Stella is overjoyed to reunite with her nephew, whom she hadn't seen in years and looks forward to reuniting with her great nephew, T.J. Ashford. Her joy is cut short when Jordan Ashford arrives. Stella despises Jordan and blames her infidelity for causing her nephew Tommy's death. When Stella finds out that Curtis and Jordan are now dating, she vehemently disapproves.
Stella is unaware that Shawn Butler is T.J.'s biological father. Curtis and Jordan discuss this fact and decide to ease her into the truth since she is already so upset about their relationship. Stella heads to Kelly's Diner, where she runs into T.J. and they reunite. T.J. almost accidentally tells Stella about Shawn until Curtis and Jordan arrive. Stella rails into Jordan for keeping her away from T.J. and making him think that she didn't want to see him.
As Curtis tries to calm Stella down, T.J. tells him mom that he almost told Stella about Shawn. Jordan asks that T.J. not say anything until they can ease Stella into the news, but she will support him no matter what he decides. After things calm down, T.J. brings out some chocolate cake and they celebrate Curtis's birthday.
On June 22, Molly Lansing-Davis accidentally spills the beans when she tells Stella that Shawn is T.J.'s father.
On November 2018, Stella reunited with her old love Marcus.
On August 13, Stella left Port Charles to meet her long lost relative in England.
On November 19, Stella returned to Port Charles and caught up with Jordan and Curtis. She revealed that she was only back in town for a minute to get her Visa and then she would head back to cousin Wanda in England for as long as she wanted to.
On August 10, it is revealed that Stella is staying in London.
On June 7, 2021, Stella came back to town and warned Portia to stay away from Curtis.
On July 27, Stella stole Jordan’s paperwork regarding her divorce from Curtis.
On August 4, Stella had another stroke at Kelly’s and spilled coffee on the paperwork as she prepared to mail it back. When she recovered in the hospital, she couldn’t remember the paperwork at first but once she did, she regretted her actions. Cameron, who found Stella unconscious and called the paramedics, told Stella the paperwork was ruined and thrown away.
On October 18, it was revealed that Stella is recovering at a friend’s house in Baltimore.
Kept secret, along with Irene, that Marshall was faking his death [1985-2021; revealed on Dec 17, 2021]
Threatened to kill Ryan Chamberlain if he did not donate Jordan his kidney [Jun 4, 2019; revealed to have actually been Kevin in Ryan's place on Jun 12, 2019]
Stole Jordan and Curtis' divorce paperwork [Jul 27, 2021]
Health and Vitals
Suffered a mild stroke [1980s; revealed on Jul 6, 2017]
Suffered another mild stroke [Jul 6, 2017]
Warned by her doctor about her blood pressure [revealed Aug 4, 2021]
Collapsed due to another stroke [Aug 4, 2021; revealed that it was a stroke on Aug 5, 2021]
Collapsed again due to a panic attack [Apr 6, 2022; reason revealed on Apr 7, 2022]