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GH's Laura Wright Issues Statement On Her Divorce

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Photo Credit: Sue Coflin/Max Photo

General Hospital’s Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos) and her husband of twenty years, John Wright have called it quits and decided to end their marriage.

The former couple were married back in October of 1995, and have two children together: daughter Lauren, and son Michael.

In a statement on Monday, Laura expressed: John and I have decided to end our 20 year marriage.  We remain committed and dedicated to our two wonderful children and will always be a supportive, loving family of four – we are just doing it differently now!”

Wright added via her Instagram :  “The news is true. After being separated over a year John and I have decided to make it official.  Everyone is great – life is still beautiful — and I am a grateful woman. That’s all!!! Have a Kick Ass Tuesday !!!!!!”

On-Air On-Soaps sends good thoughts Laura and her family’s way during this transitional time in their lives.

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aria
aria

how sad!

Ashleigh
Ashleigh

How sad. 🙁 My heart and prayers go out to them.

Joe
Joe

Look at the bright side…at least they’re still a family and civil to one another. Whatever makes them happy is all that matters, even if separately. Best of luck!

Soaphound
Soaphound

Well said, Joe. I wish all parents could take a play from their book.

laura
laura

After 20 years! So Sad….Had a feeling it was coming though. She never shares anything about him or shows any pictures of him. Best wishes to their family.

davlestev1
davlestev1

Life happens to us all..I’m sure she’d rather it wasn’t public but.. good luck moving forward

Tony
Tony

Wow, very sad news. I love Laura and wish her the best.

Melissa
Melissa

Very depressing.

Kevin O.
Kevin O.

Keep your chin up, Laura. We all love you and wish you the best going forward.

April
April

You got this Laura. I’m going thru the same of 30 years.We are still gonna be there for our special needs son other than not living in the same house.

Patricio
Patricio

No difficult no matter how much you try. Best of luck to both of you.

Mo
Mo

WOW! Surprised.

Ces
Ces

I am sorry to hear the news. Wish them well.

chevjuls
chevjuls

So sad, they have been married since she was on Guiding Light. Love to the family.

Robin
Robin

Sorry to hear this. I never saw this coming. So many people are getting divorced lately.

Mo
Mo

She seems like she has a positive attitude, so that’s good.

Timmm
Timmm

WOW, she seems like such an amazing women. I hope they just ran out of gas and no one cheated! 20 years, how could they walkaway? The kids? Sad.

dmr
dmr

Oh, that’s so sad. Someone on social media asked Laura a while back about this, because she had not posted any recent photos of John (I felt badly that a complete stranger asked her such a personal question-on social media, too). Twenty years, by today’s standards, is a lifelong marriage. Oh, so sad, though.

Lisa Faw
Lisa Faw

You are awesome Laura. Loved you on Loving and Love you on General Hospital. Best Wishes. x0x0

Shell
Shell

Prayers and well wishes to them and their family.

Janet G
Janet G

I’m sure it was a difficult decision for you to make. I admire you for making the right choice for your entire family. Getting along is the best way. You are an amazing person.

Barbra
Barbra

Laura, We all know that divorce is not easy but your strength and courage will get you threw.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth

Good luck to them both. They were an attractive couple.

penny
penny

So sad, first it was Aisha Tyler now Laura. What’s going on with these 20 year marriages ending? After 20 years you would think the “until death do us part” was a done deal. Oh well, I hope they all find love again.

Jane
Jane

Another marriage ending.

Sam
Sam

Well I always say: men and women usually get divorced in their 40’s. Hollywood women over 50 are usually single because they are considered “way too old” in Hollywood lingo so they are SOL. It’s unfortunate – but men thrive in their 50’s because they’ve become ‘distinguished’ and we accept their wrinkle or two and maybe a roll or two……Men see a woman with one wrinkle and he runs as fast as he can. It’s reality.

Lunette Grojean
Lunette Grojean

Who cares????

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GH Poll: Who Will Be Ryan’s Next Victim?

On ABC’s General Hospital, Ryan (Kevin Lindstrom) had begun his killing spree murdering Nurse Mary Pat on Halloween.  Now, who could be the next victim of a heinous crime by this serial killer on the loose?

With his long-standing obsession with Felicia (Kristina Wagner), his burgeoning feelings for Ava (Maura West), (although he just gave her some sample drug to take to help her sleep which is troubling), Kiki (Hayley Erin) fueling the ire of Ava and Ryan knows it from their therapy sessions together, his twin brother Kevin locked up in Ferncliff who knows the truth of the switcheroo, it’s possible that any one of these people could be next.

However, maybe no one will get killed, and Ryan will be caught … or, maybe none of the options listed on our poll are the potential victim. or victims.

Vote now in our latest GH Poll below, and let us know who you think will be the killer’s next victim.

Then in the comment section below, let us know why you voted that way and why.

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General Hospital Casts ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Alum Janet Hubert As Mike’s New Love Interest

Intriguing casting news out of Port Charles on Sunday. The ABC daytime drama series has tapped former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Janet Hubert to play the character of  Yvonne,who is said to be a love interest for Mike (Max Gail) at the nursing home he is now in.

According to EW.com, Yvonne will end up having a connection to someone or someones on the canvas.

Hubert’s first episode is slated to air on December 7th.   Sitcom fans remember Janet from “Fresh Prince’ in scenes with Will Smith in the series in the role of Vivian Banks.

GH is not Janet’s first soap, either.  She appeared on One Life to Live as Evangeline Williamson’s (Renee Elise Goldsberry) and Layla Williamsom’s (Tika Sumpter) mother, Lisa.  The actress also appeared on All My Children as Alice Dawson.

In another twist, Hubert will reunite with Vernee Watson (Stella)om GH.  The two appeared together on “Fresh Prince”, where Watson played Will’s mother.

So does this mean that Yvonne and Stella are both going to be romantically interested in Mike Corbin?

What do you think of the casting news?  Interested to see this next leg of Mike’s story as he declines from Alzheimer’s, but may find love?  Comment below.

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LISTEN TO THE REPLAY: Soap Nation Live! with Jon Lindstrom, Beth Maitland, Freddie Smith, Linda Dano & Maura West

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Listen to “Soap Nation Live November 2018 Episode” on Spreaker.

If you missed Thursday’s night’s Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman, you can hear the replay of the broadcast right here in the audio player above.

The November episode of the monthly podcast featured special guests: Soap icon, Linda Dano (Ex-Felicia, AW, Gretel, (OLTL, GH, Port Charles, AMC), and Cynthia, ATWT), General Hospital’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan), The Young and the Restless’ Beth Maitland (Traci), Days of our Lives Freddie Smith (Sonny), and listeners were in for a surprise when GH’s Maura West (Ava Jerome) called-in as well during the show.

During this fun night of chat, Linda Dano kicked-off the show as she and Michael reminisced about the night she won the Daytime Emmy in 1993 for her role as Felicia Gallant on Another World.  Then, the duo talked about: her soap career as Gretel “Rae” Cummings on the ABC Daytime line-up, her incomparable fashion sense, and how fans can see her first acting project in 12 years when The Chronicle Mysteries debuts with Alison Sweeney (Sami, DAYS) in March of 2019 on the Hallmark Channel.

Next, General Hospital’s Jon Lindstrom discussed taking on and revisiting playing the dual roles of Kevin Collins, and his serial killer twin brother, Ryan Chamberlain.  In addition, Jon talked about his leading ladies, Genie Francis and the #KevLaur hash tag, and Ryan’s interest in Ava Jerome.  Then, after answering some questions from listeners, Maura West surprised her scene partner and called-in to chat with him.

Beth Maitland came on to Soap Nation Live! next, and she discussed finally having the opportunity after 36 years to explore Traci’s relationship with her siblings, Jack and Ashley, that came about in Eileen Davidson’s exit storyline.  The Daytime Emmy-winning actress also revealed her favorite Y&R storyline over the years. Maitland has received critical-acclaim for her recent work on the CBS Daytime drama series.

The final guest of the night was Freddie Smith.  The popular DAYS star talked on the latest developments of Sonny and Will, where now the two can be together since Paul and Will broke up, but will their happiness last long?  Freddie gives the listeners a preview of what’s to come.  Then, a listener calls in revealing how through watching Days of our Lives and the Sonny and Will story and romance, how it helped him come out and to have a family.

Last, during our Game Show segment, a lucky caller eventually wins the Sonny Kiriakis-centric trivia game and will receive a Days of our Lives swag/goodie bag and an autographed personalized photo of Freddie Smith.

To hear archived and past episodes of Soap Nation Live, you can go to the official show page on Spreaker.com here.

Now, listen to the broadcast with Linda, Jon, Beth, Freddie and Maura, and then let us know via the comment section below what was your favorite moment in the broadcast.

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