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Genie Francis and Husband Jonathan Frakes On Home & Family Tomorrow!

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Missing Genie Francis on your daytime screens?  Well, while she won’t be returning to General Hospital or The Young and the Restless for that matter prior to Christmas (that we know of!), the Daytime Emmy winning soap icon will be appearing on the Hallmark Channel hit morning series, Home & Family (10AMET/9AMPT) tomorrow on Tuesday, December 16th.

However, this time Genie won’t be going solo, she will be bringing along her husband actor/director/producer Jonathan Frakes in this holiday flavored episode with hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare.

Jonathan tweeted today: “I am appearing w my beautiful wife @GenieFrancis on @HomeandFamilyTV tomorrow AM. Tune in!!!”

So, is it time for Genie as Laura to come home to GH?  Or, is it time for Cane’s (Daniel Goddard) mom Genevieve to stop in to Genoa City? Or, are things better left alone?  Will you be checking out Genie and Jonathan on Home & Family? Comment below!

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Lovely photo of Genie & Jonathan! She won’t be back to Y&R as long as JFP is running the show for whatever reason she has an ax to grind with Genie and I now believe she won’t be back to GH because of Tony Geary no slam to the man but he does not want that chapter ever visited again. I do miss her tremendously she was a lovely person and God bless her she never had to chew the scenery to get her point across. Miss you Genie! 🙂

Oh Kay. Okay, I agree with you. Yes, I too adore Tony Geary but he sometimes is too much of a diva.
I know he was the powerhouse of talent which generated the Luke and Laura phenomenon of the 80’s. But she was that flame which ignited that pyromania.
Like you, Kay, I feel her talent was subtle and yes, she didn’t have to hit you over the head to convey an emotion like most of the GH actresses seem to do today.

Luke and Laura was all about young love and their journey as kids. They are not young anymore. Luke is still interesting, Laura is not.. That simple.

Timm, as she has been written, Laura is not interesting.
Genie has the capability to play an interesting and complex character.

Harry…I’m sorry but I think that Anthony Geary is W-A-Y TOO MUCH of a SPOILED MALE D-I-V-A!!!!! No thanks!!!!! Pass.

Happy Holidays, Harry. Peace.

Genie showed that she can play a much more complex character than Laura when she played Genevieve on YR. Genie is an outstanding actress and just as talented and interesting ( if not more) than Tony Geary.
The bottom line is that fans want to chain her down to the role of Laura. Laura is simply a wife and mother who loves Luke outside of all the grand 80s adventures. And that simply is boring. Its not Genie’s fault. It would be great for Genie to move on with her career into a new chapter, But rabid fans want to keep reliving the Luke and Laura past and even the most gifted writer will run out of fresh ideas for that.
And lets get real here. TG is 67 years old! Genie is only in her early 50s. She deserves a young fresh leading man and a new strong willed, powerful character to play. She wont get that being tied to a senior citizen! The best thing for Genie is to put GH and Geary behind her and move on.
Id like to see her find prime time success or success on the stage in plays. She is a marvelous actress and a sweet human being.

Have been a loyal GH fan for 34 years but it’s just been boring and especially tired of the convoluted story lines surrounding Anthony Geary in order to accommodate his long absences. Have shifted interest to Y & R so bring Genie back to Y & R – she was fab during her stint on Y & R. GH could do a story line with Genie w/o any involvement with Geary – she does have children and other family still on the show after all – she doesn’t need Geary to be a whole woman! Too bad GH lost JFP but Y & R’s gain! Steve Burton is great on Y & R. Really miss Ingo Rademacher – bring him back to GH!!

Karen its great to find a long time GH fan who appreciated Genie’s work on YR! I watched GH starting in 1969 when I was only 5 years old. I remember Genie’s first day as the aged Laura.
I loved her because she was paired with my beloved Denise Alexander( Lesley) . I grew up watching her as Laura. But she blew my socks off as Genevieve. I really hate the fact that JFP and the network didnt appreciate Genie’s work. That character was everything Laura was not!
She was unpredictable, unbalanced, dangerous, powerful and unforgettable! Genie’s emotional range playing that character was incredible.
I agree that Genie could have stories without Geary. But I want to see her do more than play matronly mom and grandma. She deserves more than that and Laura has a rich history from which to make new story. But Cartini ( Ron Carlavati & Frank Valentini) obviously dont appreciate her or know what to do with her!
Valentini gave her a 3 month contract when she returned last time. She said in an interview he was testing to see if her return spiked ratings! Is this anyway to treat a 30 yr daytime legend? I think not.
Its really sad how Geary, ABC, Disney and the GH execs have treated Genie over the years.
Under JFP she was lambasted for her post pregnancy weight gain and denied vacation to celebrate her anniversary! And of course TG get at least 2 ten week vacations per year! It just makes me mad. That’s why I dont care if she ever returns to GH ( I no longer watch it BTW). Theyve treated her so badly. And I long for her to start a new chapter in her career. Im at least happy that she has a stable marriage and family life. After all she went through with early stardom and that substance abuse problem at 18 its great to see that she has over come and is now happy.

“Laura” has been ruined on GH. Every time they promise some great story line for her and then it falls flat.

I would rather see her come back to Y&R, but the cast is bursting at the seams.

Genie should definitely return to GH!! She, better than anyone would know who the real Luke is! There is no way Fluke could put a fast one over Laura! Not the way Luke looks into Laura’s eyes – no way! Come back Genie!

HE wants nothing to do with that kind of a reunion and since he has been loyal to Gh for decades, what he wants he will get…terrific actor but to be honest, I find it selfish that he will not allow us to have the happy ending we all want. He has made that quite clear and GH listens.

that’s too bad and yes, selfish – maybe when he finally says goodbye to GH, he will go off with Laura.. I just don’t believe the Tracy/Luke pairing at all. She’s too old for him.

Life doesnt always end happy and Anthony also said he wants Luke to die and that would bring Genie back to reflect, mourn and move on. Thats life.

I would just as soon see Laura come back with a charming and handsome Parisian doctor or her arms than to go after Luke again. There is nothing appealing about the man, nothing appealing about him filching off Tracy for her pleasure of carping at him all the time. (Talk about doing the same thing over and over again when the ship has long sailed…)

It’s ironic that most of Geary’s truly outstanding scenes were with Genie–even after the big return. I remember when she visited him in his apartment and they had decied to divorce. They were both great! Most ofGeary’s scenes since then have been ego drama. I’ll never forget his “dying” and singing MY Way–Wow, talk about revealing scene! ABC needs to cut the cord!

I love Genie, I love Laura! Hey, I’m OK with her and Luke not being a couple, they still have so many over-arching interests and motivations that it’s not — or shouldn’t be — an issue! Been watching GH since Cassadine Island back in what, 1980-81? I was like 10 or 11 years old when I started. I HATE what they have done to Laura’s story and character, and Guza / JFP completely screwed her (and Genie too) — Geary hasn’t exactly helped, either. I want her back, SO much story to tell — Cartini are the right ones to tell it, and with the Cassadine resurgence — THIS IS THE TIME!!! 😉

unfortunately general hospital has no idea what to do with genie when they have her,,,but hey lets have tony geary play doubles,,,genis needs to leave daytime behind her,,,move on to other projects and dont look back,,she has never been shown the respect she deserves

Thank you Randy! I’ve watched Genie since her first acting gig on the classic 70s drama Family and then when she came to Gh as Laura. But you are so right! GH, ABC, Disney and Geary have never given her the respect she deserves.

Even at 14 years old she put GH on the map as Laura with the David Hamilton murder story long before Geary. Gloria Monty was determined to make her a star and she did.

She has devoted decades of her life to
GH and daytime and yet she has only won one lousy Emmy for supporting actress after all the incredible performances she has given on GH alone, never mind Days, AMC, YR and a host of prime time shows like Bare Essence, and specials like North and South.

My wish would be for her to find some prime time success or success in theater.

Genie needs to return to GH – as the ONLY one that can ‘see’ thru the impostors…it would make for a good story line and confirms their love connection…she needs to come back as it is now getting silly with all the fake Luke’s…

it would be cool if Laura was the one that rescued Luke!

I agree but don;t get your hopes up….I think this is his swan song

He will “Die” and if the soap ever gets cancelled and is allowed to wrap up the show properly you will see him alive on a beach with Laura. Tony wouldnt like it but you have to throw the GH community a bone!

I think its time for Tony to hang it up. He’s still a great actor but he’s 67 years old and the character has lost his shine IMO. I think its time to close that chapter for good. Maybe then Genie can move on to new things and be rid of the Luke and Laura chain for good.

I will be tuning in. Big fan of both of these wonderful and talented people.

My question is Genie francis what is the most memorable time on General Hospital

its time for Genie to return to GH, and stay!! There is so much story still for Laura. Keeping my fingers crossed!!


I loved Genie as Genevieve on Y&R. She and Tristan Rogers absolutely smoked their love/hate scenes. She was written out WAY too soon. And, seriously, Genie’s range and subtlety is a beautiful acting gift to the viewers. Please bring her back to Y&R.

BTW, I am sure she is great as Laura on GH but I don’t watch GH so selfishly want her back on Y&R !

She was great on both shows. And Jill Farren Phelps ensured that she was seen on neither show. Can we say “vindictive?”

Yep, yep, yep to both Elizabeth and Mollie.
And Jill didn’t just write Genevieve off Y&R. She made sure the character was humiliated and admonished by just about every character on the show including her inferiors like Lily of the Valley.
I think even Summer had a go at her. Off subject–Summer seems to be allowed to tell everyone off and I think she’s getting too old for these self indulgent tantrums.

We all know that the current GH regime has absolutely no interest in having Genie on the show. They destroyed and dismantled the greatest supercouple of all time. I hope Genie finds a role where her talents are appreciated, and where she can offer the on screen, Emmy winning magic she is famous for.

Michael Fairman you either read my mind or read my post about missing Laura on an unrelated blog of yours. In any case, thank you for letting us know what Genie has been up to.
I have been missing Laura a great deal. As I stated before, her character is not done yet.
Laura deserves some justice. Guza rolls her away to a mental facility in a catatonic state only to roll her back in to marry Luke in a mock wedding. Her return was not only condescending as hell, it was short lived and Laura was rolled back to Forrest Hills and stored away as if she were a jar of apricot preserves.
Ron had the right idea in bringing her back but she left mid story after mumbling vaguely about going back to Paris. The Luke vs Fluke storyline needs Laura, Luke’s former angel. Yes, I have grown up and realize this supercouple have grown apart but Laura will always be part of who Luke is. Moreover, she would be able to distinguish between Luke and Fluke. Once upon a time, for Luke, the sun rose and set in Laura’s eyes.
Finally, Genie Frances is really special. Any doubt of that, just go on to Youtube and watch old reruns of GH. It wasn’t just about her external beauty–it was her charm, her effervescent personality. She can still light up a room just by entering it.
So yes, by all means, bring Laura back. She doesn’t have to stay but she needs to finish which was begun.
Laura is not finished yet.

There is no Fluke…there never was…someone mentioned it and i replied to that person…Helene has brainwashed Luke to think he is Fluke so Luke really thinks he is Fluke unaware he is really Luke and when Luke as Fluke is talking to the ‘kidnapped Luke’ he is unaware there is no one there so Luke as Fluke talking to Luke has no idea he is talking to a Luke thats only in his mind and that he as Fluke is really Luke…oh, Fluke this story already…lol

You could be right Jim. Especially since brainwashing is in the forefront again with her control over “Soldier Boy!”

Ditto!!! I thought Frank and Ron ran the show, not Tony. Absolutely, love Laura. Sick of the whole Fluke storyline. If Tony doesn’t want Genie, then I would team Laura up with Robert Scorpio. Way back when, they had a date or two and it drove Luke crazy. Definitely, chemistry between Robert and Laura. He’s worthy of her. We need Laura on GH. Genie is so beautiful on the inside and out. If anyone could give her a great story, it’s Frank and Ron.

I love Jonathan Frakes / Commander William T. Riker Star Trek!!!
I want more Star Trek!!.. As for Laura or Genevieve , not a fan..
but, she is OK , makes me ni difference..
(I just do not see her fitting into the now GH…. she would do better in Y&R..

Suooo, evidently you missed Laura in a chiffon pink ball gown with a rifle pointed at the Cassadines as she assisted Luke and Robert in saving Port Charles from being frozen over.
Genie Frances did camp on soaps before Ron was a sparkle in his daddy’s eyes. She can do camp.

Hey Harry!! 🙂
Well, that was then this is now..
Most all were in their prime 20/30 years ago.. It fades..
She is OK.. never made a real impression on me in either Y&R or GH..
I see you have fond memories..(perhaps a crush;) lol

To make you happy; I hope she returns..

Yes Harry but that was the 80’s version of Laura. The past twenty years she has either been in a rocking chair or chewing up secondary dialogue. I love her and the history but she has been on record as saying she would always consider coming back to GH IF they had a story for her. Just having her back to babysit Rocco is a waste of her time and the viewers time.

I agree, Tim. My point to Sue was that Genie can do camp. GH is pure camp now, and Sue loves the camp.
The writing afforded to Genie has been horrible. My main point is this character needs to come back to finish what was started. Then Laura can move on and so can the fans.

Laura! GH needs her more than ever.

I hope they at least bring her back to finish her story… her storyline was dropped and they now threw her back in limbo in Paris for tests? No on even talks about her?! how crazy is that?

One minute she was marrying Scottie and the next he wants a divorce after so many years being in love? I think WE deserve better….

Genie definitely needs to be back on GH. They left us hanging with her last storyline and the Laura character deserves more than what has been written for her over the last decade. Give us a real story for Laura and Luke that will allow these talented actors to shine! Are the writers up to the challenge? I am hoping so…

Tracy and Luke are the now..
Tracy deserves her happiness with Luke..

no chemistry except with fluke

What if FLUKE is a Woman?
What if FLUKE is really LAURA???

And, if Genie Francis doesn’t return to GH/YR, DAYS should secure her as a DiMera, Chad’s mother (returned from the dead).

Genie once played Diana on Days and was involved with John but id be happy to see her come back in any role…

Jeremy, how did she pleasure Tracy if Fluke is a female?

I hope we see Genie bring Laura back to GH some time in 2015. She’s one of my all-time favorite characters. Seeing her on another show like Y&R is as bizarre and out of place to me as seeing Tristan Rogers playing someone other than Robert Scorpio. GH is her home, and GH is where she needs to be.

If Tony Geary would rather not do a storyline with her, if that’s really the case, Laura still has a daughter, son, and several grand children in Port Charles, so we don’t automatically need a Luke and Laura reunion for her to be on the show. There would be plenty for Laura to do in PC that doesn’t involve Luke.

Luke and Laura is the greatest couple in soap history, there’s no question about that. But personally, I feel like they had their era, and what a great era it was, but I don’t need to see Luke and Laura get back together. I think it’s great when they do scenes together and pay tribute to the illustrious history they share. I just think it’s not realistic to expect them to get back together.

I think it’s more realistic to say that you can have an all-time great love of your life, which Laura is for Luke and vice versa, someone that you will always love and share a history with, but at the same, you also both move on your lives. That’s the kinda story I would like to see.

In any role!!! Genie is and always has been a fantastic actress!

Tony Geary has NOT stated he didn’t want to do a storyline with Genie. He stated he didn’t want to revisit storylines that have been done and long gone. He said if the writers could writer for who the characters are NOW that he would be willing to work with Genie again.

I wouldnt bring Genie back to GH unless Luke dies or he retires and they go off into the sunset together and open a diner. On Y&R, yes, I would bring her back because when she was on that show she was written to be a powerful, successful women with a past. It would be good to see her and Colin together going toe to toe and I would like to see her and Victor hook up. Maybe she could be inline with Joe Clark and his business and be the between person in the middle of Joe and Victor. I think those two will end up fighting for redevelopment and somehow Victor appeases the town folk but also builds a huge structure in spite of Joe’s attempts.

She was the reason I started watching GH back in 1977. There is so much for that character to do. She is the heart and soul of that show, if they would only realize that. Woman, who make up a lot of the audience, relate to her and “Laura” has a place in a lot of fans hearts. And fine, if Tony doesn’t want to work with her, there’s more to Laura than Luke.

Genie looks beautiful in photo posted.

Geni Francis should be the one to save Luke!!! She always knew where to look. Luke and Laura are the BEST EVER. Why won’t the PTB get her back on? She wants to come back. I always hope to see her gorgeous face appear on the GH screen. Any other show too. Wish she’d make another Note Movie but mostly I want her on General Hospital!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I think it is time Genie Francis returns to GH. I would love to see Laura return and retake the life she lost because of the catatonic state she was in all those years. There is so much story left to tell about Laura and with her back the ratings would sky rocket higher then ever. I know a lot of people want an L and L reunion but I am willing to take Laura back regardless of an L and L reunion. Tony is not the only power house I think Genie is a wonderful and powerful actress all by herself. I love you Genie Francis and I hope we see you sometime in 2015.

I have enjoyed the movies Genie Francis and Ted McGinley made for Hallmark Movie Channel. She is such a wonderful actress.

I’m from the really old school when Scotty and Laura was the supercouple on GH. I never thought a great romance could develop out of the ashes of rape. Just never worked for me.

As a huge fan of Genie’s, I would welcome her anywhere! She is a great actress who is beautiful to this day. And in interviews, she exudes such class and sweetness.

With the wretched JFP still the Exec Producer of Y&R, I doubt she would ask Genie back. She couldn’t wait to get rid of Genie once JFP took over. However, storyline-wise, it would make sense to have Genevieve there again. And when Genevieve first appeared, she was a bit over-the-top crazy. Genie has no problem with that.

As for GH, a return visit from Laura would be most welcome. But the regimes at GH haven’t had their priorities straight for decades. So, at best, they might invite Genie for a short stay.

Genie would be an asset to any show. She would elevate any production!

There is a way to write Luke and Laura maturely even if they aren’t romantically paired. Laura has lots of missing time we havent seen onscreen. Who has she met? Has she herself been involved in her own solo adventures? At this poiint if nothing else Luke and Laura are a team, they have together defeated countless villians and have laura has always played straight girl to Lukes con man. She isnt without the skills to tackle Her own personal enemies, a he isnt a girl anymore. There is also wealth of story from their 10 missing years from Pprt Charles.

The Fluke storyline is an embarrassing convoluted mess of a storyline. The only thing that could possibly save it for me is for Laura to come back and expose Fluke and help find the real Luke. Genie Francis is just one of those who helped make GH a household word, she deserves better than the dismissive treatment. Shoddy writing and disdain she has gotten from the show runners and Prima Donna Geary. This Fluke storyline is a prime example of what happens when ego is put before the best interest of the show and the fans who support it. Genie looks beautiful and happy, she will be fine no matter what, can’t say the same for GH.

Genie Francis was in Port Charles long before Tony Geary. I remember her playing the teen Laura Vining and getting Leslie to admit to the murder her daughter Laura had committed. Classic soap! She was great then and remained great when Mr. Geary arrived.

Both great talents in and out of each other’s orbit!

Glory Monty and her team put in the hands of everyone who succeeded her the story, the tale, the answer….. the Cassedine curse. Which was put on “Laura and Luke”. It is so time, with the Cassedines back on the screen, to have this all come full circle. Helena behind Laura’s catatonia, Lucky going off the rails, Jake “dying”…. all of which has left Luke Spencer an old, clueless drunkard…. he hasn’t even suspected Helena, even when she was the one who told him that Ethan was his son. Everyone who actually knows this story from the beginning knows that Laura was a wee bit selfish, impulsive, nervous, trying to do the right thing as a kid, but was tough as nails and as a woman grew into a force to be reckoned with. She gave Luke his strength. Without her he would have been killed in a mob hit long, long ago. She was the one who gave him his will to exist, to care, to express, to love. It is so, so, so past time for Laura Spencer to be back on the scene, kicking a$$ and taking names. Time for her to finally give Helena what she has coming. Time to whip that curse to the curb and get on with the happily ever after. Some of us have been waiting a LONG time!! Genie Francis is an incredible actress. She gives a depth, a realism, a strength all wrapped up in a character that she also can make vulnerable, and compassionate, and sweet. This kind of female character…. One we can relate too…. One that is a good mother a real woman… has been so needed on GH for so long. Most of the female roles are being played in a manner that I just can’t relate to at all. Makes me not only not care about the characters but want them to go away all together. Not Laura Spencer. I will always watch GH just to see her next chapter. Genie Francis captivated me as a child, and still as a middle aged woman I am not willing to let go of that character. That is some serious story telling and INCREDIBLE acting!! I need Laura Spencer, Genie Francis and me… a devoted long term core GH viewer (because of Francis and Geary)…. to get our due. It’s about damn time!!

Love to see genie again on GH or Y and R! She is the best!

Given that “Luke” is experiencing two very different personalities, & since Anthony Geary said he would rather be “killed off” when the time came to leave GH, I think it would be GREAT to have “Laura” come back & have a hand in his demise, in one way or another!!! After all, there is SO MUCH history between them, that she HAS to be there!!! Wouldn’t be right to do away with “Luke” without “Laura” being there, either trying to help him or killing him off!!!

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George Russo to Appear on General Hospital as Carmine Cerullo

Coming up, it looks like Brook Lynn’s (Amanda Setton) grandfather, Carmine Cerullo is headed to Port Charles.

According to casting news from the ABC soap opera, George Russo will take on the role. Russo will tape his episode next week on April 15th and will appear on the May 15th episode of the long-running daytime drama series.

If George looks familiar he has been in numerous primetime television shows and motion pictures including: The Offer. Winning Time, Grand Crew and Shameless.

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Longtime GH viewers will recall that Lois’ (Rena Sofer) dad, Carmine, was previously showed up in Port Charles on and off from 1994 to 1996 and was played by John Capudice.

Clearly, it seems that Carmine will be a part of Chase (Josh Swickard) and Brook Lynn’s wedding.  Will it go off without a hitch? Are you looking forward to it? Stay tuned.

Who else would you like to see attend the nuptials? Gloria Cerullo (Ellen Travolta), any other blasts from the pasts who should be present? Let us know in the comment section.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Drew and Nina Get Physical; Were You Surprised or Did You Expect it to Happen?

On the Tuesday, April 9th episode of General Hospital, Drew (Cameron Mathison) and Nina’s (Cynthia Watros) explosive relationship just turned up the heat another notch.

In story, Nina who was responsible (although she doesn’t see it that way) for Drew being sent to prison for insider trading when she tipped off the SEC, let out her feelings to him about how to get back in the good graces of her daughter, Willow (Katelyn MacMullen) and Michael (Chad Duell). In doing so, she asks him for his help with it.

For months, the two have had nothing short of contentious moments, where Drew has not let Nina off the hook for what he did to him, or to his ex Carly (Laura Wright). Fast-forward and when alone in the Crimson office, Nina brings up wanting to stick it to Carly again.

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As they banter back and forth, Drew can’t figure out why he should help Nina at all with any of her manipulations. Suddenly, as he tried to exit, his shirt rips and exposes his bare chest and abs, and Nina get quite an eyeful. From there, things become physical and before you know it, Drew and Nina are making out and having their version of hate-sex.


Cameron Mathison spoke to Soap Opera Digest on the shocking turn events, sharing, “I didn’t see it coming at all. I really didn’t. I think the audience did. Cynthia did some appearances and I guess the audience was ‘You and Drew, there’s some sexy chemistry there.’ I was like, ‘Wait, what? Really?’ I didn’t even get it. So I love it that it was very unexpected. The writers saw it, too. And, I love that it’s not a typical way for two people to be … physical. I was gonna say intimate, but there’s not a lot of intimacy there. And then as soon as it’s over, it’s back to arguing and giving each other crap again. It was really cute and really well done.”

As the fallout for their office room romp will air on the Wednesday April 10th episode, just how will the two deal with the fact that they had this fiery passionate moment in the weeks and months ahead? Will this be Nina’s new plot to get at Carly to be seen with her ex? Will Drew and Nina never speak of this again? (Well, this is a soap opera, after all, that’s pretty doubtful), or is this part of a major reset for some of the characters on the canvas now that Patrick Mulcahey and Elizabeth Korte are co-head writing the show?


Speaking on the aftermath of the tryst, Mathison added, “The two of them are both like, all right, let’s forget about that and move on. It’s like a weird kind of aggression attraction. There’s obviously attraction there, but I don’t think either of them expected it, and I think they’re both totally shocked and surprised by it. I think Drew gets a kick out of it whereas Nina is a little embarrassed by it.”

Now let us know, did you see this coming? Did you think Drew and Nina would have sex? What do you think of the story turn? Comment below.

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General Hospital’s Asher Antonyzyn Shares, “I Think That If Jason Doesn’t Get Sent Away Again, He and Danny Will Have a Really Great Connection”

It is clear that Danny Morgan (Asher Antonyzyn), as of right now, has the most character traits of his father, Jason Morgan (Steve Burton). When Jason returned to Port Charles and was hiding out at the Quartermaine boat house, viewers saw that Danny wanted to help out his dad as much as he could.

When the two shared a heart-to-heart about Danny’s passions and Jason learned he is turning out to be a sort of adrenaline junkie like himself, the father and son shared a bonding moment.

‘Asher Antonyzyn spoke to Soap Opera Digest about Danny having a lot more to do in story now that Jason is back, and how it has been working with Steve Burton and where he thinks the on-screen relationship can go.

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When speaking of how Danny is drawn to adrenaline and danger like his father, Asher expressed: “I can’t keep count of all the times that people say, ‘Danny, he’s just like his dad!’ I think that if Jason doesn’t get sent away again, he and Danny will have a really great connection.”

On his screen-time with Steve Burton, Antonyzyn added,  “When Steve Burton was coming back as Jason, I was like, ‘Since Danny never really had storyline with him, maybe I’ll come back out here a lot more and be able to do that with him.’ And then it happened! So that was pretty cool.”

So, do you hope that Danny and Jason’s connection is explored further? Do you think we will watch Asher grow up and become Jason Morgan 2.0? Comment below.

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