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GH’s Steve Burton Asks Fan Factions To Stop Inciting Bashing And Hatred

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Photo Credit: JPI StudiosAs we know, sometimes the Twitterverse can get very ugly.  And over the last month, passionate fan bases of General Hospital have let their voices be heard.  However, some have taken it to a level that has been negative towards the actors who are portraying a storyline, or popular fan bases insulting each other.

Stemming from the big reveal that Steve Burton is the true Jason Morgan, and Billy Miller is now playing his twin brother, Drew, with the love of both men’s life, Sam (Kelly Monaco) caught in the middle, there has been an escalation in bashing on social media that has had all three actors have asking the fans to please be kind to their co-workers, and to each other, and to stop the hatred.

Steve Burton took to his Twitter account and said: “Please stop. There is no ill will with @kellymonaco1 or . We are a team of actors telling a story. We are a team delivering the story we are given. No hate. No fan wars. We we one.”

Meanwhile over Thanksgiving, Kelly Monaco posted:  “Hey @GeneralHospital fans, maybe you didn’t hear us. We #choosekindness. #billymiller and I appreciate any support but not at the expense of our costars. #killywithkindness #HappyThanksgiving #letsallplaynice #gh

So, can we all just enjoy the ride of this rollercoaster of a storyline. and respect the fantastic talents of all three actors involved, and if we have a difference of opinion, and it’s not the way we want a pairing or reveal to go, express ourselves in a way that does not hurt anyone’s feelings? Let us know your thoughts on this in the comment section below.

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AJ
AJ

It’s pathetic how some people act. First they think the actors really are the characters. “I can’t believe X did that. I hate X.” Well X is a character and the actor is playing a role. And a writer is writing things. There’s nothing wrong with liking a show and rooting on a storyline but some people truly can’t separate real life from a tv show

Pat
Pat

Still happy to have GH to still watch .Been a fan for 50 years therfore not upset about storylines. Glad Steve Burton is back.

Beverly Mclaughlin
Beverly Mclaughlin

I too have watched for close to 50 years, am glad Steve is back but love ALL the actors. They are ACTING and people need to remember that. Keep up the good work GH, you are all loved!

Windy Dorgan
Windy Dorgan

I have been watching since earlysixties… only one I watch.. I am so happy to see Steve Return.
Hating all the bad vibes from fans but I love the show and this storyline.

Susan
Susan

Amen

Marie
Marie

I love every actor on my soap I have been a fan of general hospital for years love everyone

PennySoap
PennySoap

Me too…

Pam
Pam

I grew up watching “The Stories/ Soap Opera’s” with my mother. It is unbelievable to know that some take entertainment as truth. I am a fan of Steve

Julie Roberts
Julie Roberts

Why can’t fans just watch the show and keep the hatred to themselves. We are very lucky to still have a show to watch. I grew up watching Several that are gone now. I am thankful for the shows left. I am an old woman now and these shows are a connection to my past and give me comfort watching them.

Celia
Celia

See, that’s just the thing, Julie ( with all due respect)…..I find no hatred. ….not on these sites, anyway….As for myself, I never use the word ‘hate’….such a harsh, inhuman concept for me. Yes, admittedly, many do use the word….but, from what I’ve read so far, the loathing is directed towards the characters—the part the actors/actresses play.
I am somewhat baffled here. Is the “hatred” of which you speak on Twitter? I do not see any here. ….glad I’m not on Twitter. It must be, …..I see many names I do not recognize.
In that case, I will keep anything which does not pertain to tweets to myself.
It is a sad state we live in if people cannot separate character from actor.

Debbie A Stillings
Debbie A Stillings

I agree with you exactly! Please people … Get rid of the hate and enjoy the show please!

Diana Rodriguez
Diana Rodriguez

I just wish they would have let Billy Miller be the Real Jason Morgan for the kids’ sake. That way Sam would’ve had her 2 kids, and then Jake also would be the full brother. Now they have it where Sam has Danny and Jake with Steve Burton, and Scout with Billy Miller.

Deb
Deb

Jake is Elizabeth’s son

Cassandra
Cassandra

I kinda agree with you but gotta keep things interesting at the same time which they have definitely succeeded at. Also Jake is Jason and Elizabeth’s son but yes I feel bad for everyone involved especially the kids it will be difficult for them to understand. No matter who Sam finally decides to be with in the end, the other man with have to be okay with the other brother still being a part of their lives because she now has a child by each brother.

Kimberly
Kimberly

I agree

Eve Cocina
Eve Cocina

Elizabeth has Jake, not Sam.

dschott10
dschott10

I personally have been watching since 1979. There should be no shock at the outcome of who turned out to be Jason Morgan; however, Billy Miller.is a huge asset to GH and I’ve enjoyed his time on the show. Here’s hoping for great story lines for all of them for as long as we are lucky to have them all. The chemistry between Steve, Billy, and Kelly cannot be ignored.

Reba Cox
Reba Cox

Jake is Elizabeth and Jason’s son.

AJ
AJ

But honestly Diana, that’s the problem. Read what you wrote – “for the kids’ sake” GH is a soap opera. Kids all have different parents. Look at Sonny’s kids. Look at Alexis’ kids. Look at Liz’s kids. Who cares who is the parent of Danny, Jake, and Scout. They’re characters, they’re not real people.

Donna Bradley
Donna Bradley

Sam only has Danny with Jason. Jake is Elizabeth’s and Jason’s.

Harry
Harry

I agree, this is insanity. How on earth does such a thing happen? That is, how does the merger between fiction and reality occur in the frontal lobes of the brain? Is this a psychological disorder of some kind?
I figure these new sub soap groups are casualties of the equally absurd Liaison vs Jasam wars. Perhaps the insanity will subside when Jason and Drew bond as brothers. Billy Miller is coming alive and finding his footing with his Drew character. His old spark is back. If any of you Killy or JaSam fans are reading this, just relax and have some fun! Soap operas are served up as a great plate of escapism from our problems. Let it be as such for you.

Jan k
Jan k

Agree !!!

Jo
Jo

Oh my gosh, it’s a show/soap opera, NOT REAL LIFE! The children on the “soap opera” have actual parents in
Their real life.

MB
MB

“How on earth does such a thing happen? That is, how does the merger between fiction and reality occur in the frontal lobes of the brain? Is this a psychological disorder of some kind?”

You know what Harry, there are rabid fans out there who blur the lines. Everyone knows those fans are out there, and what they are capable of.

I can appreciate Steve’s tweet for people to stop. I find Kelly’s tweet a little less convincing or maybe just a little too late. Unfortunately, a lot of actors play up to these rabid fans and I’ve seen her do that and blur the lines between fiction and reality; sending out pictures of her and Billy, hashtagging their squish name Killy, which is their real names, not the character’s names, using hand singles, and frankly suggesting a personal relationship that may or may not exist.

This personal relationship that Kelly and Billy may or may not have is a source of a lot of the contention among Killy fans; they think they are together in real life and that Steve is now disrupting their personal and professional lives by coming back. Kelly on social media, in interviews, at events, has played to these people and kept them guessing. It’s been a way to keep them interested and engaged and now we see the results.

Harry
Harry

MB, thank you for your response. I honestly didn’t know that about Kelly Monaco on Twitter. Interesting and a little vexing. I
I recall watching Susan Lucci being interviewed By Regis Philbin wayyyyy back in the early 80s. She spoke of the time she was in a grocery store and a woman slapped her across the face and called her a home wrecker. This was way before social media was a thing. Then when Finola Hughes arrived in Port Charles as Anna Devane to serve as Robert Scorpio’s new love interest, the actress received death threats in the mail from rabid Holly and Robert Scorpio fans. This was also before the Internet brought us Twitter and Facebook.
So what I guess I am trying to say is that we can’t blame Twitter for this interesting psychological phenomenon. But what I think Twitter does do is it does away with impulse control issues and the poster (the Twitterer?) can hide behind a mask of anonymity which emboldens them. I am sure there is more to it than that but I am at a lost as to how to explain it because I simply don’t understand it.

DLO
DLO

Get real, this is not real life and these characters are given a script to follow. Have fun with it and whatever happens, it never stays the same for long. Happiness on a soap is short lived.

Debbie
Debbie

I would agree 100%the fans take this to a different level it got so bad I left a Gh community ,because the fans are brutal

kds
kds

I don’t understand why people get so upset. it isn’t real life. I wonder if the ppl who write mean tweets are that rude in life or if it is their way of venting. I am just thankful GH is still on.

AJ
AJ

Happiness results in characters getting written off! LOL

Jovin
Jovin

Fans need to grow the &@$@!( Up!!!!!!! Seriously??!?!? Things are so bad that A TORS have to ask fans to tone it down?! That makes me embarrassed to be a fan!!! To put this into a historical/modern perspective, I remember reading as a child that Eileen Fulton said when she played Lisa as a total bitch on As The Workd Turns, not only did little old
Ladies swat her in supermarkets, but she used to get actual death threats. Fast forward 40 years, and thanks to social media, things are worse, not better!! People who cannot distinguish between television and reality should NOT be allowed to own a television!! In his hypersensitive era when adults are preaching down to kids about bullying, dim-witted adults are some of the biggest and most dangerous bullies around!! This is absurd and ludicrous that performers should have to call out to fans to stop the hate!! I think any fan reading this needs to take a good long look at themselves and decide if they are a fan or a fanatic!! Writing thoughtful, impassioned letters on this or other board is one thing….I do that myself! But “inciting hate” means that the actors are actually worried or fearful about what some fans could or would do!! That means people have crossed the line!!!

Max Daddee
Max Daddee

Those writing negative comments about a fictional storyline likely watch so much trashy reality TV that they don’t recognize a fictional TV show when they see one. It’s a sad statement about our present day society.

Satan
Satan

As a long term observer of human behavior, I knew Twitter was going to be more trouble than it was worth, when they first rolled it out. There’s a reason the Devil still does not have a Twitter account. Or Facebook either, for that matter.

And as far as the hatred from the fan bases…. not sure where it’s coming from. Jason & Drew seem to be in a “better place” with each other, and will likely be working together to solve the mysteries of their mutual “lost years”. Sam seems genuinely conflicted – and who the Hell wouldn’t be, in her position?

Chill out, Tweeters…. isn’t my old friend JC’s birthday coming up soon? You know, peace on earth and all that crap, right??

CHRIST
CHRIST

CHRIST’S BIRTHDAY ISN’T CRAP.

Satan
Satan

No, but what the predatory capitalists have done to it certainly is.

BTW, JC wasn’t born on December 25. If I told you what his actual birthday was, you would never believe me, as this particular date took on an entirely different meaning about 16 years ago. Or 44 years ago, if you live in Chile.

Joleen McCurdy
Joleen McCurdy

Chill! It’s all good. A figure of speech not an insult. Be calm…

Harry
Harry

Oh no, You know things have gotten crazy when Satan and Christ are putting up their dukes online. (I know, I know, they’re kidding around).

Celia
Celia

True, Satan. Christmas is all about money….its true meaning gets lost in the fray: CAPITALISM.
It is tradition more than anything else. But, there are those of us who believe and follow tradition, at the same time.
We celebrate the birth (albeit Christ was born, if I remember correctly, in June, when all the merchants gathered from hither and yon, to sell and trade their wares)…. All the inns were taken…the reason why Mary and Joseph could not find ….. learned this in “Religions of the World” course I took as a post-graduate.
To make a long story short, December 25 was chosen as Christ’s birth to replace the Roman pagan celebration “Saturnalia”…..calendrical-wise, it was very convenient.
Nonetheless, this minor ‘adjustment’ does not minimize the magnitude of the Lord, Jesus Christ.
I am sure the crap is directed toward the capitalistic ‘hoopla’ and not the Man who died for us.
Protect our soul……no blasphemy here, right?…. Oops….forgot for a minute…..You are Satan.
Merry Christmas!!

Celia
Celia

….Mary and Joseph could not find shelter…..( to finish the sentence).

Jimh
Jimh

Satan talks about hatred coming from fans of GH and all then turns around and makes an insulting remark about Christmas…well, to Hell with Satan!!!!!!!!!

Celia
Celia

@Jimh.
Hi, Jimmy,
I can see how Satan’s comment may be misconstrued, but, in his defense ( I am not a Satan worshipper, DOUBLE LOL), I do not think Satan meant to insult Christmas, that is, the birth of Christ…..as I stated, he is right about Devember 25th not being Jesus’ true Birth Day.
He was just pointing out that Christmas has become a multi-billion dollar business. When we think of Christmas, we think of its meaning last, or some of us, not st all…we do not observe it as a Holy, Blessed day……we all stress out about gifts and baking and cooking…..and, of course, lining the pockets and filling the coffers of giant companies…..Capitalism.
He was just making a point.
It’s all good, my friend…luv-ya!!

Jovin
Jovin

You need to grow up too and stop referring to yourself as satan. While you may well be one of his ambassadors on earth, you aren’t him. It’s not funny, it’s not cute, it’s not appreciated, it’s just annoying and stupid. You are an attention seeker who has a need to rile up groups of people en masse. Besides the stupid self-satan references, you are a good writer with some very valid points of view regarding soaps that many people agree with. Cut the stupid satan schtick and write your letters!

Celia
Celia

We must all develop a sense of humor, Jovin….I love satire. LOL.
I do appreciate how some may find the moniker offensive, though…..I bet Satan is a really nice guy….
Merry Christmas.

Harry
Harry

I always figured Satan would have a wicked sense of humor.

Carol Sweitzer
Carol Sweitzer

Great acting by all. Either choice wil be great.

rose
rose

“And all that crap,” On that you lost me to ff. Not needed on any site I read..

Barb
Barb

Look, this has been a passionate story and fans do get emotional over it. They get invested emotionally. It’s never okay to spread hatred or speak negatively about the artists portraying these characters. We can speak up about the storyline and express our opinions about it. The jury is still out as far as I’m concerned about the way this story is being written. I have my own opinion about how I would like the outcome to be. It truly ripped my heart out when Jason was written off. Then, my heart was healing over how he was brought back . Now, Jason isn’t Jason but Drew. The real Jason returns. Sam is caught between a rock and hard place. You can see how this story could tear at your heartstrings if you’re as passionate about soaps as I am. We must always remember that it’s just a soap and the artists portraying these characters are not them in real life. It’s just a gig. They’re doing their job and I must say, quite well.

Deb
Deb

Yes I’m loving the storyline

brian
brian

Money used to be the root of all evil….but in today’s world it seems be social media is the root of all evil….

Lew S
Lew S

Ya got that right! Totally out of control!

Jdurham
Jdurham

But its not money that is the root of all evil….its LOVE of money that is the root of all evil.

dmr
dmr

Totally. It gives the ignorant a platform to blast their hatred and negativity. I am so happy I am not on social media. I think it really dumbs people down, if not carefully monitored.

JK
JK

YOU ARE SO RIGHT!!!!!

Llanviewer717
Llanviewer717

It is a very sad state when actors need to remind viewers that they are workers, portraying characters, telling fictional stories. The amount unbridled hateful rage and vitriol being unleashed in this country is shameful. How far down the road to de-civilization we are headed?

I applaud the actors for taking the high road and appealing for civil behavior.

Linda
Linda

I agree that there is too much rage in this country. It is pathetic when people dont realize the soaps are fiction and the actors are playing characters. If you dont like a particular actor dont obsess about it over the media.

Barbara
Barbara

Everyone needs to understand the actors r playing a part they r so good they make us feel they r real.
Quit the hate enjoy them enjoy the actor parts they play what they r given. I look at all the actors and think they r wonderful in the parts they r playing. Come on people lighten up its a show.

Rob in Jersey City
Rob in Jersey City

Wow. I didn’t know this. Crazy.
Everyone is so rightfully angry these days, but this is TV. Calm down.
Steve Burton on GH is so right. Billy Miller on GH is so right.
We need more Billy Miller in a hot tub. Where’s Ron Carlivati when we need him!?!?

GHIsDead
GHIsDead

What’s new? Isn’t this indicative of the Guza fanbase who TPTB have been courting with their Two Jasons/Two Carlys/and Sonny storyline?

Then we have the Julexis fanbase rooting for the TV poster couple for domestic abuse with opposition from anyone and everyone who has ever watched the show and has a brain.

We have a war between OLTL fans and GH fans that is still ongoing today.

All of these are incited by TPTB and fans need to get smart and stop taking the bait. They love that you are taking so much of your time to make them more buzzworthy on social media, perhaps raising their ratings that way as well.

The actors are caught in the middle and TPTB don’t care. Apparently their fans don’t care either. Then again, these are exactly the type fans TPTB want. As Guza and Phelps said, they trained you.

Shay
Shay

@GHIsDead…..Since I basically sat out the Guza era and its “all mob, all the time” concept, I was not so familiar with its accompanying fanwars until I came to this website…to say it was quite an eye-opener is a total understatement, although I still cannot claim to get that fired up about which of the (now) four characters of Sam, Drew, Jason and Liz end up with whom….I’m just enjoying their respective journeys back to whomever! On the other hand, being someone who is truly appalled by your aforementioned “poster couple,” I sincerely thank you for the characterization you have so charitably afforded those of us who find genuine offense in this relationship! The petty brouhahas kicked up over the defense of this cheap, revolting duo has really been beyond the pale and are guaranteed to continue since the GH showrunners seemingly insist upon putting this unpalatable pairing back into their all-too-predictable trainwreck mode! How very touching and romantic….NOT!!!!!

Shelly
Shelly

Their fanbase has been doing this for years, the only difference is they’re now doing it to each other.

That being said, we could all do better. It’s easy to say things online you wouldn’t dream of saying in real life. I’ll personally continue to try to do better….❤️

MissySnow
MissySnow

I agree. I will point toward Brian Frons for not nipping another round of JaSam when those fans starting acting nasty and evil toward BH in 2006 and no2 it’s even more rabid/insane toward SBu, KeMo and BM.

James R. Poissant
James R. Poissant

Jeez—the way I’m reading this is that there are a bunch of people who really are infantile. This story has me looking at everything from both angles and I really like siding with both characters and having to wait until the next episode to see what happens next. Why go down to being hateful to each other over a freakin’ story???

Celia
Celia

Hey, James,
Right? Anyway, back to the Jason/Drew saga, LOL………Has Jason sought Dr “Andre” for selfish reasons? If Drew’s memories can be ‘reinstated’ , the field would be left wide open– to chase Sam, that is.
In doing so, there would be the chance for Drew to remember another woman in his life ( Kim or someone else?) he loved passionately, and voila’, bye-bye Sam?
I am not as vested in Sam’s relationships as other fans……not a long-time watcher. This story could go either way. I really don’t care. But, gee….poor Billy!!

Soaphound
Soaphound

Oh Celia, I agree. Speaking of which, did you see that buddinsky Carly on Monday trying to undermine Drew & Sam under the guise of love? “Oh, poor Jason, no one has thought about what he’s lost. Everyone just feels sorry for Drew”. IS SHE FOR REAL? She and Sonny and Spinelli and Diane and Robin all turned their backs on Drew the SECOND Jason turned up. The only one on Drew’s side is Sam. Carly and Sonny are the very definition of snakes in the grass, no loyalty, no compassion except for Saint Jason. On the flip side, how cute are Billy M. and Oscar together?!

Celia
Celia

@Soaphound.
Hello, there…
…’buddinsky’?? Had a good laugh. Ain’t gonna say notin’ else….we were all ( those who say ‘tootie’ about the Magnificent Seven….including Michael) put in our respective places.
However, when we ‘deface’ appearance, I can understand how that can rub off on the actors.
…… as I said to Timmm, the same goes for the fans—poster against poster—that’s never acceptable.
I don’t get it…are we all to venerate Sonny and Carly? Just because? Nothing against the actors, but if we cannot express an opinion, then what? I am not into the Stepford-wife meme…..nor am I a fan of Big Brother….it’s not 1984….HaHa.
I will never accept the Sonny and Carly law; nor the Julian and Alexis law; nor the -holier-than-thou, defrocked priest—he should talk!!

Harry
Harry

“Buddinsky”? Hilarious, love that word. I watched Carol Brunette’s 50th Anniversary special last night and the word was used in describing the woman Harvey Korman played. Great word, let’s not lose it!

Timmm
Timmm

Steve is a MAN! He has the guts to confront the haters! Having opinions is why we are here, agree or disagree. But what the man said is true, these are actors acting out what is written for OUR entertainment value and their compensation and love of the art. We can root for couples but dont be cruel. Steve is a good guy. Most any soap star is fan friendly and charitable. Think about your words before you type them, they are entertainers, real people with real feelings. God bless Steve, Kelly and Billy!

DeeM1979
DeeM1979

Love Jason and Dtew!!! Always have wanted Jason with SSam…..Maybe Drew will remember how he felt for Kim…i am hoping that’s what’s gonna happen…Sam and Jason will always be soulmates…u just can’t change that..i don’t think Sam could ever be really happy and content knowing the love of her life is alive and back in town!

Carol ann
Carol ann

Guys, listen! This is a tv show. These are working actors doing a job portraying characters for our entertainment. This behaviour is ludicrous and silly. These aren’t real people. What happens in this storyline is not going to affect your life. When did our line of reality blur? This is dangerous behaviour

Harry
Harry

Carol Anne, you’re singing to the choir. Fortunately, I don’t see anyone who regular posts on Michael Fairman’s blog engaging in this insanity.
I think most of them are out there in Twitter land.

Shirley
Shirley

Come on people. These are ACTORS. They are playing the parts that they are given. This is how they get paid by having a Job. By the way I Love me some Steve Burton.

Celia
Celia

Yes…..I like Steve….but Billy is my guy. I think the ‘brothers’ will find their way back to the womb, per se…..start over. They will become best friends.
The only way, as I said, for a happy ending would be when/if Drew remembers his true love from the past.
Sam and Jason will get back together and all will be well in PC again? Doubt it. Not with Sonny lurking and looming like the Angel of Death ….ball and chain holding the town hostage. LOL.

Renee
Renee

Right! Steve Burton it’s just a soap opera. There is no need to be mean. I’m just glad your back! Waiting patiently for your happy ending.

Celia
Celia

Thank you, Renee…..took the words right out of my mind. Actors, in general are in the public eye….under a constant microscope. I stop short at name calling, not just to the actors, but to the fans as well….this is where the hypocrisy rests….some posters on the GH sites get away wirh horrific name-calling of fellow posters…..those posts should not appear in print. Fans have feelings as much as the actors do….or PEOPLE in higher places….
Steve has impressed me….I have become fond of his personae, as Dylan and Jason. However, he must realize that people DO do this …..some people are very cruel….it’s one thing to stomp on a character….very different to do so on an actor. However, some of these actors/actresses should use a modicum of pudor, in dress, speech, ‘tude ( unless it’s acting) and general appearance, if they do not want to hear negativity…..otherwise they are in the wrong business.
Again, the hypocrisy runs rampant…. it’s okay to call “OTHERS” atrocious names…..as long as they are not from Tinseltown. I I like Steve……but, we must all use a little caution when speaking our minds. I, for one, do not exculpate myself, albeit I do have a civil tongue in my mouth…
Happy Holidays to one and all…..off to be merry….

Debbie Myers
Debbie Myers

I love the show, love the story line love the actor’s. I was excited to have the real Jason *Steve Burton) back. I like Drews character, and I’m hoping he ends up with Oscars Mom. I prefer Jason n Sam. I’ve watched the show from day one, and just love Jason and Sam together. But I’m not gonna bash anyone over the story line. You are all wonderful actors and do a phenomenal job, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all…❤

Lynda Byrd
Lynda Byrd

I think they’re doing a awesome job. Keep up the good work. Sending nothing but love and good vibes.

Harry
Harry

I agree, Timm. All the actors from Y&R said Burton is a stand up buy and that he is also absolutely hilarious.

Shay
Shay

My dear Harry, belated Christmas wishes to you, as well! (And a Happy New Year….let’s hope 2018 is magnificent for us both, if that is humanly possible given our, um, divergent views on certain matters! LOL….) But having said that, I’ve never given up on the people who I most admire and enjoy here at MFSoaps simply due to a difference of opinion, even BIG ones…it would be a pretty dull world–and website—if we simply parroted each others’ thoughts all the time! And you, “Mr. Lime,” with your sparkling wit and dry humor are at the top of that list!!! (Along with Addison and Osgood, et al….and the endlessly delightful Phyllis Fontaine DeMarco, whoever “she” is!!! I’ve treasured all of your entertaining posts over this past year! And yes, I did receive your additional message in my personal inbox!) In fact, there have been numerous occasions upon which I’ve responded to your clever quips and spot-on observations in a similarly cheeky manner over these many months and my sentiments just never made it online, but believe me, the intent to trade thoughts with you has remained throughout! (Just wanted you to know….) At any rate, I’m very glad that the magic of this holiday season has lifted your spirits….it’s is ever so nice to have our lovely and hilarious “Harry” back on these threads where he belongs! Later, my forever GH friend!!!

Shay
Shay

Amen, Timmmbo! I think Steve, Billy and Kelly are all hitting it out of the park with their given storyline, plus the sensitive and mature manner in which their characters are handling their gut-wrenching situation as it pertains to their collective “family” also should give the audience much food for thought. All three are acting like adults for the sake of the children and it has been a beautiful thing to behold, as has been GH, which in and of itself is a true miracle! Many of us were convinced such a revival of its fortunes was never to be in the cards, so to once again be able to look forward to each new episode—along with the return of many fan favorites (finally!)—is a real cause for celebration, not condemnation of pet couplings from the past that may or may not come to fruition this time around!

Jimh
Jimh

Soap Characters Matter!

Timmm
Timmm

And dont forget the Dolphins!

JK
JK

WELL SAID…

B&BFAN
B&BFAN

I see the hate in one of the GH groups I am in. The hate is for BM as Drew. They did like BM until SB decided to come back.That’s when the hate started. GH mess up this S/L if they knew SB could return then they should of never recast the part. I accepted BM as Jason to then find out he is Drew. So I can see where the hate coming from on both sides. I don’t like this Twin S/L. Looks like a copy of the Twin S/L from OLTL. (Todd & Victor). GH had to know fans wouldn’t take this well at all. SB left went to Y&R & then decides to come back & we have to welcome him back as Jason. After BM was doing a great job as Jason. Anyone can see why there’s so much hate now.

barbara payne
barbara payne

glad steve is back the one and only JASON MORGAN

kat
kat

So happy how fast this story is moving along..love all the actors …happy Jason is back…

GH Lifetime Fan
GH Lifetime Fan

Love having Steve back and the storyline is riveting. The writers will eventually bring the twins close and it will be epic. As a fan, what have the writers done to Sam? She is NOT this sappy a&(ed wimp they are writing her to be now. Please give her the back bone and toughness the fans all love about her. That’s what I care the most about, not what man she chooses, although I would like to see her with Jason, eventually.

Jennifer
Jennifer

I agree with the actors! I have read some of the comments on FB and twitter and people are mean! My Grammy use to be a huge fan of GH and I started watching with her about 40years ago… Have I liked every storyline? No! Did I like all the characters? No! We all need to remember that GH is a television show! It is NOT real life! Steve Burton does not work work for Maurice Benhard in the mob! Kelly Monaco is not a CEO of a media company and her “dead” husband didn’t come back from the grave! Please try to remember that. If you don’t like a story line, remind yourself that it will probably change in a few weeks. The ACTORS are just following a SCRIPT that was written by the writers for GH!please be kind to each other, Love each other and please STOP BEING HATEFUL!!!!!!!

dmr
dmr

Steve Burton is such a class act. I really like Billy Miller. I think he is a great actor, very much like Steve Burton, and just as charismatic and handsome. Honestly, I would like to see the brothers come together and unite-as friends. I am not a fan of Sam, I never have been, but I am able to separate Sam Morgan from Kelly Monaco. My dislike of the character does not flow into hatred for the actress. Some people are just ignorant and hateful!

Charday
Charday

I don’t understand cowards hiding behind twitter to spew their hate. Any misgivings I’ve had about GH over the years (and there has been a lot–notably how much I cannot stand the Sonny character) is directed at the show, quality of writing, and the characters, not the actors or any individuals working on the show.

Annie
Annie

While I’m glad Steve IS Jason I think Everyone involved in this storyline are doing a FABULOUS JOB!!! Share the Love people——‘‘tis The season!!!!

Daisy Day
Daisy Day

I love that Steve Burton (the real Jason) is back. I watched Jason and Sam on the docks on Tuesday’s episode. The chemistry between them sizzled. It’s a testament to the acting skills of Steve Burton and Kelly
Monaco. The only others that have that chemistry are Carly and Sonny.
Great work – GH is rocking with this storyline.
I’m hating what they are doing to the Alexis character – making her a victim of physical abuse. Hook him up with Cassandra…they deserve each other.

Wanda P
Wanda P

I love all you guys, and I think that all of you are very talented. So don’t let some of the things some people say that is negative get to you, can’t please everyone, you’ll doing your job and I think all of you are good at it. Now even though I love Drew, I think that Sam and Jason should get back together because they are really good together and they have been through so much together, they are soul mates and a ride and die couple and I would love for them to make it work. And Drew have a past and when he get his memory back, he’s gonna realize that he has his own soul mate just waiting on him to return. Love all you guys keep up the GOOD WORK.

Joyce Pearson
Joyce Pearson

I absolutely love General Hospital. I also love the storyline. I’m always glued to the TV when it’s on. People need to understand that it’s fiction. Drew and Jason make great viewing. Sam is outstanding. All the other characters grab my attention. If the cast acted the way some fans wish they would act I think it would be boring.
General Hospital writers are brilliant. They write the unexpected.
Keep up the great , intriguing story. I LOVE YOU ALL

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO THE CAST AND CREW OF GENERAL HOSPITAL

Dawn D
Dawn D

It only takes a few and I really feel sorry for the actor’s involved. I will say I don’t like a character and the actor playing them but it is very rare for me. I think it’s just that soaps are on daily and most is due to writing and some the acting.

Michael (not Fairman)
Michael (not Fairman)

Seriously—things got so out of hand that it was necessary for the actors to come out and ask people to behave themselves?

Come on, folks! I know people can get very passionate about the soaps, but this kind of thing is wa-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-y over the top.

Congrats to Steve Burton and Kelly Monaco for stepping up and trying to inject some sanity. (Didn’t Kelly Monaco and Becky Herbst have to do something similar a year or two ago, when Sam and Liz were rivals for thought-he-was-Jason’s affections?)

People need to . . . grow up.

(I must say: I have never once regretted my decision that Twitter was something I could not be bothered with.)

rebecca1
rebecca1

Hi Michael (not Fairman)

Yes; I believe you’re correct. Kelly and Becky had to address their fans…each side warring with the other. Insanity….

Just an add: Billy Miller also posted to stop the madness. He and Kelly did a cute lil video snippet together to tell fans to back off.

Everyone’s fighting with everyone. There’s not a day that goes by that you don’t read about actors arguing with each other, too. Matt Damon is currently in the hot seat for an interview he gave on the “me too” movement.

I’d say with sarcasm human nature at its finest but we’ve never been that “fine.” People have been fighting and warring, large and small, from the beginning of time. Which is why many of us prefer our pets! 😉

Eleanor Rudland
Eleanor Rudland

I, too, would like the bashing to stop. These people are actors, paid to do a job. But I would like to see a friendship or brotherly bond between the twins…regardless of who wins Sam’s heart!

Debbie
Debbie

I have been watching GH for over 60 years. Started watching with my grandmother when I was old enough to watch TV

Debbie Reicher
Debbie Reicher

Hi Debbie, I too began watching with my grandma from the beginning! As all have said it’s tv & they’re actors who play what is written for that day! In my opinion if your feelings for certain actors are that strong just maybe it’s because they are all excellent actors who make each of their Characters who they are!!! Bottom line is they are excellent actors who make the characters believable!!!!

Merry Christmas & Happy New year to all my GH family & their families also!!!!

Julia Musall
Julia Musall

Me too. Grew up watching soaps as a little girl with my aunt after school. Gh, amc, oltl, doctors, y&r, and others. I miss the meet and greats with the actors. I was so upset when Steve Burton left. There is only one stone cold. But was so happy to hear Billy Miller was going to play Jason. Watched him on amc, and y&r. Their loss our gain. But now with both of them on gh. Yay. We have never had disrespectful fans so let’s not start now.

Eleanor Rudland
Eleanor Rudland

I, too, would like the bashing to stop. These are paid actors that are doing their job…quite well, I might add! I would also like a brotherly bond to develop between the twins, regardless of who wins Sam’s heart.

Carol
Carol

If a fictional story on a fictional tv show has people so very upset and mean towards other maybe they should switch the channel to the real world to see how much better things are in “Port Charles” then they are every where in actual life.
I too have watched this show for just about the length of time its been on starting at age 10 when home from school recovering from a serious car accident…mom and I started watching it together and even after she passed away I kept up with it for her. The characters are not always likeable but the actors who portray them are great! There is one actor on there now to whom I will always be grateful to his father as it was a song of his fathers my oldest brother kept singing to himself while a POW in Vietnam for 3 years along with two other songs to keep his mind clear. Thank you Mr. Stuart.

Sweetthang66
Sweetthang66

So glad to see Steve Burton back!

Sherry L Draughn
Sherry L Draughn

I always like Thumper’s words. If you can’t say something nice don’t say nothing at all…..GH and actor’s will always be #1 for me. MERRY CHRISTMAS to all and wishes for the HAPPIEST NEW YEAR

Paula
Paula

Ya, now actors know what it is like to be slammed by social media for just doing their job. Sort of like our President who gets lied about and slammed. Not fun is it.

Satan
Satan

The actors actually DO their job. The sentient Cheeto does nothing but play on Twitter all day.

rebecca1
rebecca1

LOL…you were too kind.

Timmm
Timmm

Thats just it, great point, this whole world needs a time out and needs to refocus! There is so much finger pointing. Let people do their jobs and IF anyone can do better, step up!

Joe
Joe

Thank you, Steve, for saying something. You’re all wonderful actors just doing a job and providing us fans entertainment. We may not like a particular character or something a character does, but that doesn’t mean we need to bash the actor playing the role. Regardless of entertainment purposes, General Hospital is a business. Every decision in every character is a business decision, though some people don’t understand that or seem to forget that. I remember the days when Bobbie Spencer repeatedly tried to break up Scotty and Laura. Fans hated her! Now they love her and Jackie Zeman. Same with Luke, and Tony Geary. I’m glad you’re back. You, Billy and Kelly are doing fantastic work!

Michelle
Michelle

Hi there! First of all I want to say that I’ve been watching your show 28 years since I was 15! I wasn’t aware of all the comments but keep doing your awesome work! I love it! Ignore them and have a merry Christmas and a happy new year too!!!

Barbara Cross
Barbara Cross

I love Steve Burton I’m so glad he is back as the real Jason Thank you for coming back.

Debbie Snipes
Debbie Snipes

My mom and the rest of the family were split mostly for Steve. You guys are all amazing at telling stories from the writers to actors to everyone who works there. I hope people can start to act like grown ups. I’ve been watching over 30 years and my mom over

Thanks for all the good times p.s. I got my fingers crossed for Sam and Jason and Drew and Kim

Tamara Sutton
Tamara Sutton

As an avid watcher of GH, I am disappointed that fans would bash the actors. This is a story. The actors are perfect. I love therm all. The chemistry is phenomenal. Let’s not read more into it. Steve, Kelly and Billy—- love you…. Don’t let the haters win! If yuou would personally reply to me I would greatly appreciate it!!!!

Sammie
Sammie

I just feel it is time to move on with the story line people r just getting bored with the whole sam jason drew make the decision who she going to be with and move on give drew back his memory he is not going

Celia
Celia

You are so right, T….and so is Steve. But, as humans and avid fans we lose focus and sight……I am one of the culprits.
The same thing should apply when certain posters bash/attack other posters, as you well know, my dear Timmmy…..the actors/actresses are not the only people who should be respected…….so should we, the fans, the loyal fans.
I think this should apply to all….yeah, even the President….
I will try my best not to step on actors’/characters’ feelings. But, it is soooo hard not to ‘bruise’ Sonny—-not Maurice—Sonny, the infinite paragon of all things decent and good. How’s that?? Ciao, baby!!
Thank God I do not tweet or have a Facebook account. So futile.

Jimh
Jimh

C…a lot of us know the show isnt real nor are the characters…but we seem to complain about them as if they are real and that shows how well a soap involves the viewers and thats what they were meant to be and do…a second world outside our own…where we for an hour or more five days a week can go so we can step away from our real lives and problems and get involved on the ‘real lives’ of our second family-soap characters-and try to fix their lives and solve their problems to make us feel better in bad times when we cant solve our own problems and we need that escape to our Wonderland known as the soap opera-and thats what soaps allow us to do-help us forget our problems at least for a few hours a day…there is no other genre that lets us do that and thats why i always love soaps

Celia
Celia

Exactly, Jimmy!!!!!! We do become attached to certain characters, thus we champion them. I love Billy Miller, but I must cofess I did say on a number of occasions, I have a hard time understanding him when he speaks…..same goes for Kelly. Sometimes between the two of them, I have to strain my neck closer to the set to understand their( what seems to sound like) mumbling.
It does not mean I h*te them.
I do not loathe Maurice, either, but Sonny represents the most degenerate worm on earth. I can’t say that??
Yes, for some it is an escape from reality….But, I like my reality…happy with it. I watch soaps because I grew up watching them…..Erasing them from my life would be likened to erasing part of what makes me who/what I am. I know people who ridicule soap fans—I don’t get it….LOL.
Nevertheless, there are those posters who take up residence within the environs of make believe towns of Never-Never-Land because they “have an agenda”, as Shay said.
And, yes….soaps can be a soothing balm just as you describe it. You are such a sentimentalist, Jimmy…..I love you for your gentle heart. Enjoy the Holidays…..
Ten days of battling with a hoarde of kids….my own, nephews and nieces galore…..
Just kidding!! Looking forward to it. LOL.

Shay
Shay

@Jimh….As always, you’ve provided perspective in your own charming and inimitable fashion! Of course, soaps can offer us refuge from the daily trials and tribulations of life, but most of us have the ability to separate fact from fiction and fantasy from reality once an episode ends….we recognize what’s make-believe and don’t get overly- invested in matters regarding people who don’t actually exist! Just as when we gather here to share and compare our thoughts on the latest happenings in soapville, it’s intended to be a pleasant, momentary break from our own unique human experiences, yet when it’s taken too seriously or becomes an obsession so that one cannot even freely express opinions without fear of serious reprisals from those who vehemently take issue with our thoughts, then what should be a fun and felicitous exercise becomes an unnecessarily unpleasant outing for the majority of posters who comment in good faith and out of true affection for those we’ve come to consider as friends…Oddly, it seems the holiday season brings out the worst of these tendencies for some, even though it only serves to make me appreciate and acknowledge those individuals who make my life nicer all year round—be it in my own personal sphere or here online, which leads me right back to you, Jimmy! You always make the visits to MFSoaps worthwhile and special….and your posts never fail to delight and inspire! I sincerely hope that this Christmas brings you the joy and peace you deserve and that 2018 will prove to be both happy and healthy for you and your loved ones! Oh, and just so you know, I shall be looking forward to another new year chock full of your incomparable “Jimhisms!”

Shay
Shay

Tell me about it, CeeCee! Like yourself, I totally eschew the social media madness, but just the wholly-unacceptable antics we’ve both experienced here are enough to tell you that some individuals have absolutely no shame or scruples when it comes to the insidious means they will employ to advance their own agendas, and it should never be allowed to go that far. Personally speaking, I’ve too often—and extremely recently—literally had words put in my mouth that I’ve never scripted and been assigned thoughts and emotions which did not emanate from my own heart and mind by certain persons seeking to viciously inflict hurt feelings upon and create discord with other posters who I’ve genuinely come to admire and regard as friends. Whilst one always hopes that most of our regulars here can take such incidents with a grain of salt and simply consider the source, when there is an influx of new contributors, it does make one wonder what they must think of all these offensive goings-on. I just hope they can discern the truth and realize that most of us follow the basic rules of mutual kindness and respect, and that when those are given, they are likewise returned in spades! Which leads me to wish not only you—but the fortunately vast majority of lovely folks who frequent these threads—a Most Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year!

Celia
Celia

I hope you are right in suggesting that most, on these sites, have the ‘vision’ to consider the source. I will not generilize, my Shay….not when we all know from whence the mendacity and constant jabs come….. the many faces of…uhmmm Eve…..who takes liberties by using this venue as a vehicle to vent his/her own issues, posting under different names…both male and female.
Admittedly, it is wrong to ‘cut down’ actors, but I find nothing wrong with discussing the disgusting and untoward behavior of some of the characters. CHARACTER is key-word here.
So, the irony is so thick — the good side of this is, we have a life and nonentities are just that, amica bella….a speck in the universe. I love my soaps, Shay….as much as anyone else, as much as you. Part of my life….I always make room. Michael Fairman facilitaes our coming together…it should be a happy place. ‘Tis unfortunate there is some discord.
I will stick to the storylines, the plot, and my opinions on such. But, how can we be expected to be passive about Sonny’s wrongdoing? The unrealistic turn of some events?…etcetera, etcetera, etcetera
I read Harry’s comment about someone getting sooo way out of line on Twitter? Racism? I cannot tolerate that, and if her account was truncated, then it was the right thing to do. Some people have no filter….I always blame their upbringing….children grow up with distorted ideals and rules set by the adults in ther lives.
I thank God for my parents and grandparents for their open-mindedness—I grew up accepting and tolerating all peoples. I am no better than the next person. I was always taught to be respectful, but to ‘hit’ back when ‘stricken’….stand up for myself, verbally but politely.
What is going on, everywhere, makes me wonder about tomorrow.

I reciprocate your tidings, Shaybelle…Merry Christmas and a very Healthy New Year—whatch those aperitifs….LOL.

Timmm
Timmm

Meowrry Christmas Sweet Shay!

Celia
Celia

hi, again, Shay,
PS….Happy Birthday, mon amie magnifique!!

rebecca1
rebecca1

I soooooooo agree Shay and Celia! We certainly DO know from whence all the trouble emanates…and the many faces of Eve. Believe me, many know…not just those with unfamiliar names that pop up out of the blue to bash along with you. See now, if the Eve you’re insinuating was truly “Eve” then there’d be a lot of bashing the other way around. But there isn’t, is there?

Hmmmm…

Jimh
Jimh

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!!!

Jamesj75
Jamesj75

Great points, Celia! I echo your sentiments on the Sonny and Carly fiasco that has sadly endured on GH far too long… I will be a critic of that omnipresent storyline as long as I am present!

And, like you, I am not on FaceBook or Twitter (although years ago, I was briefly on FB). I don’t criticize those who enjoy FB; I am sure it serves a great purpose for many…

But it’s not for me, and I witnessed the insensitivity and destructiveness that have permeated social media. I have seen the loss of privacy, hurt feelings, dysfunction, and political chaos that have become almost synonymous with FB.

I wish all the best to you, dear Friend Celia, and your loved ones in the holiday season! 🙂

Celia
Celia

Thank you, James—your word is gospel to me….I respect you that much.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours, as well.
Later, my friend. …..probably next yerar?? LOL.

Timmm
Timmm

I know, we all feel as if these characters are “Ours!” We want want is best for them, good or bad. Sadly, this bleeds into the real world everyday! I do at times read twitter and Facebook but I rarely participate in it. Its to easy to bully online and its gut wrenching what can be said! I like social media for the info that can be useful. Warm wishes to you and your family, Merry Christmas!

Celia
Celia

Yes, my Timmmy…you are as wise as James…..you never speak unnecessarily—not without making a point.
All my love for the best Holiday Season to you and yours, my love……

Shay
Shay

And a likewise Meowy Christmas and Happy New Year to you, Sir Timmmbo, aka, the “coolest cat” on this website! (And the nicest, too!) Hope Santa brings you lots of catnip and all other sorts of wonderful!

Shay
Shay

@CeeCee….Wishing you, my “December Sister from Another Mister” a “Happy Birthday,” as well! I already celebrated mine the first week of this month, but I hope yours shall be just as special and joyous an occasion! Sounds like you have your work cut out for you over these next few weeks…may you and yours enjoy a most blessed and peaceful holiday season to cap off this amazing year! (#Thank you, President Trump!) And here’s to 2018 being an even better one! Ciao for now, mia amica!

Celia
Celia

Thank you, Shay…… for some reason, my house is like a magnet….they all gravitate in this direction… LOL. I love!!!!….I am a pushover, that’s why.
I wish the best of health and a joyous Chirsmas, and “prosperous” New year to all……
…….may these sites last forever…..thanks, Mr. Fairman…blessings !!

Harry
Harry

Merry Christmas to everyone. It’s nice we’re all kind of getting along again.

I was thinking of what a genius DR Seuss was. Because no matter how bad things get, no matter what Grinches are out there trying to ruin your Christmas, Christmas still comes. That’s the miracle of Christmas and the miracle of humanity. It (Christmas) always comes through. Yes, Virgina, there is a Santa Clause.
I really hope 2018 proves to be a better year. Speaking for myself, 2017 was a horrid year. It can only get better from here.

Doris Frayer
Doris Frayer

I remember Steve, Audrey, Jessica and the Webber’s! I am a long time fan! Amazing how time has flown by and other have taken over the reign of carrying the torch moving GH forward! Awesome cast!

Doris Frayer
Doris Frayer

I remember like it was yesterday day the pioneers of GH– Dr. Hardy, Jessica, Audrey, the Webber’s…! Can’t believe how time has flown by. GH is still going strong with amazing actresses, actors and storylines! To b on television this long, they r doing an awesome job and always keep their viewers entertained!

Herminia
Herminia

I agree! LOL

LIZZIE fiorilloh
LIZZIE fiorilloh

hey Kelly I could care less I am a fan of GH ,but do not say the fans it is not all of us you owe us an apology.

Sheila
Sheila

I don’t understand this juvenile behavior. I’ve watched GH since it began over 50yrs ago and storylines have always been convoluted, and not only on GH, I’ve also seen Wally Kurth and other GH soap actors I won’t name, on other soaps while scrolling thru channels. They’re actors playing roles…not the actual characters they play. This is nuts!

Virginia DeCarlo
Virginia DeCarlo

Steve and the rest of the GH crew. I agree with you all. I love the show and all this haterd needs to stop. I’ve been a fan for a very long time and people need to realize that it’s only a TV show. Not real life. Sincerely Ginny.

Elaine Currie
Elaine Currie

I agree, let the actors act instead of having to worry about hate tweets…I too enjoy being able to watch the soap opera since they took my others beloved soaps off the air, All my children and one life to live

Beth Mills
Beth Mills

Its just a story people are rude… If you don’t like the story line then stop watching general hospital…

Andrew Hass
Andrew Hass

I think Steve Burton, Kelly Monaco and Billy Miller appreciate their fans sticking up for them and their characters but their job is to entertain people and not to incite hatred or even threats.So if Kelly, Steve and Billy start to feel like they are inciting hatred it could cause them to maybe not be so open with fans going forward.

Lupe
Lupe

I absolutely agree with Steve Burton! No need to get upset over story lines that they have been given! They are just doing their job! I’m amazed of how wonderful these actors play their characters! They are who make the show exist! Love you all! Keep up the good work!

Laura Quinlivan
Laura Quinlivan

It makes me sad that there people out there so full of nastiness. This a storyline and a good one. There is no need for angry nasty words. I have been watching this soap since I was in high school many years ago. Lots of changes and storyline have come and gone. And do not recall angry fans. So please stop there is enough ugliness in this country let’s not ruin something fun to watch. Respect all on the show. Thank you

lynn harrison
lynn harrison

I also love all the actors and actresses on his show General Hospital. I’m a huge fan of Steve and Billy Miller I love them both equally.

Jeanni
Jeanni

I have always loved Steve as Jason and was saddened when he left to persue other things. I am so happy he is back. I absolutely loved It when I heard billy was coming. He is a fantastic actor whether he is Jason or drew. I.T doesn’t matter. I have my preference as to who I think kelly should be with but to be mean and disrespectful towards these actors is horrible. They put out every day for us to enjoy and this is how we repay them? Let’s enjoy the show and when it’s over go on with our lives. I’m just happy we still have general hospital left to watch. For what it’s worth, I love all of you on GH and have for many many years.

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GH’s Steve Burton & Bradford Anderson Give The Lowdown on Their New Series ‘7 Questions’ & Their Creative Partnership

What started out as an unlikely on-screen pairing and friendship several years ago on the daytime drama, General Hospital has flourished, and become something even much greater than that. Knowing they struck gold with their characters being the antithesis of each other – one’s a hit man for God sakes, and the other an awkward computer geek, Steve Burton (Jason) and Bradford Anderson (Spinelli) began to conjure up how they could parlay their on-screen and off-screen friendship into other creative avenues.

As fans of the popular soap stars know, these guys travel around the country performing their comedy act, Stone Cold and the Jackal to packed houses. They have a weekly podcast, now on the Podcast One network, That’s Awesome and have also been concentrating on delivering even more content to their audience via their You Tube page, with their latest collaboration 7 Questions with Steve and Brad; where the two take on some questions and answer them with some clever elements wrapped up inside of each installment.

Not a week can go by without Steve and Bradford releasing something new to whet the appetite and keep engaged their enduring fan base. While everyone is facing together the disruptions in our normal everyday lives due to the coronavirus pandemic, Steve and Bradford are using this time wisely to expand their reach while creating even more fun content within their wheelhouse.  So, who know what could be next, right?

Michael Fairman TV chatted with Steve and Bradford to get the Intel on their success, their new You Tube series via their page, and more.  And of course, we couldn’t let this opportunity go by without putting them in the hot seat and asking our own ‘7 Questions’.  Check out what they had to say below.

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How did the idea originally come about for 7 Questions with Steve and Brad?  What was the inspiration behind it?

BRADFORD: We want to put out as much content as we can and as much entertainment as we can for people, especially during this time.  We’ve done a lot of work on our Facebook page, and we realized that we make so many videos, why the heck aren’t we putting them on our YouTube page?  With that, Steve kind of had this idea. Steve will talk about his inspirations for the visual component of it, and it was kind of a no-brainer.

I just also would like to know whose idea it was to have the MTV-ish voice-over gal for the interstitials of ‘7 Questions’.  That’s one of my favorite parts, by the way!

STEVE:  That’s me! I’m a kid of the 80s.  I love the 80s.  It’s what our brand has been.  We use a lot of colors that are 80s, and that’s our demographic. They relate to it.  With ‘7 questions’, I had no idea what it was going to be, really.  Bradford and I talk multiple times a day, and we are always thinking of ideas. We do our podcast, “That’s Awesome!” and then, we do a bonus podcast now every week that is 15-20 minutes, and that we put it up on YouTube as well.  With the way things are, we want people to laugh and have fun.  Now, usually Bradford does all of the heavy lifting with the technology.  He edits the podcast, he uploads it, he does all of that stuff, and I’m like, “Let me just try it.”  So, I do the sound effects and graphics in these.  I’m laughing while I do it, so I’m hoping people laugh, too.

BRADFORD:  In the beginning, Steve kind of wanted to make it like a morning show, and it my head, I thought he meant like a morning TV show, so I was a little confused by that! (Laughs) What he meant was like a disc-jockey from the 80s on the radio – the kind of show where they use the silly horns when there is a joke, or a lot of ‘whiz-bang’ sound effect, and stuff like that.  It’s fun to see Steve’s creative self come out and play.

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STEVE: The ‘7 questions’ episode out now with Josh Swickard (Chase, GH), is amazing.  Well, it’s amazing because of the sound effects I put in of course, but it’s also amazing because Josh Swickard is on it. (Laughs)

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You guys have been able to get along so well it seems from your podcast, to your YouTube videos, to your regular on-screen relationship at GH, and then, you do comedy clubs appearances around the country together.  Why do you think it works so well between the two of you? 

BRADFORD:  That’s a good question.  I think we have very similar goals.  We understand each other’s instincts a little bit.  So, we can navigate.  Sometimes, I can tell when something is going to frustrate Steve.  I steer that around him, and he certainly does the same thing for me.  He knows what frustrates me, and he’ll take care of that.  The cool thing about us is that neither of us are combative people.  We never bring our outside crap into our relationship.  We’re not that kind of people.  We are very positive people, and I think that really helps.

STEVE:  It’s always dangerous to get into business with friends.  That’s the first thing I can say because in the past that’s happened to me, and it hasn’t worked out.  I think Bradford and I just have a great mutual respect for each other.  I don’t want to say that it’s almost like a marriage, but it kind of is, because we are together so much.  We work together, we talk every day, and we are always collaborating on things.  There are always things that come up.  Most people wouldn’t even know the stuff that comes up with the podcast or with the live shows, and it takes a really special partnership to forge through that and still have fun.  That’s what the key is because I know plenty of people who are in business relationships who aren’t happy.  They’re just doing it for business.  If we ever get to that point, he and I just need to walk away.  It’s just a really great relationship where we are continually pushing each other, and where we are continually growing.  I never have to worry about what he is doing, and he never has to worry about what I am doing.

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BRADFORD:  That’s a really big deal.  I’ve never even thought about that because we’ve never had a ‘come to Jesus’ moment where it’s like, “Hey man, you’ve really got to start pulling your weight here.” (Laughs)

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Nina Has a Feeling She Has 'A Daughter Out There'

Ok guys, I have a lighting round of ‘7 Questions’ for you.  Here we go! Question number 1! What one word describes your initial impression of each other when you first met?

BRADFORD:  “Muscle-y”

STEVE:  That’s not a word, dude!

BRADFORD:   It is.  I made it.

Steve, what’s your one-word initial impression of Bradford when you first met him?

STEVE: “Interesting…”  Can it have an ellipsis after it?

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Question number 2: When rehearsing your comedy show, which one of you has the most trouble remembering what comes next?

BRADFORD:  I’m going to say Steve, but there is a caveat.  The way that his set is designed, he does about 20 minutes of just talking.  Mine is song, talk, song.  So, there’s an order for mine… but for Steve, remembering half an hour’s worth of stories is hard.  That’s what I would say.

STEVE:  I would say me, too.  We are both pretty on it with our structure and what comes next pretty naturally, but there’re times when Bradford is like, “Hey, over here.”  What the audience doesn’t see is I go, “Oh yeah!  Hey!”

BRADFORD:  But we’ve been doing this for so long that we’ve both had our senior moments.  Neither of us is immune to a hiccup here and there.

Question 3: You both are super-high energy guys. After your performances, who has more trouble decompressing and coming down to earth after the adrenaline rush of playing in front of a crowd?

BRADFORD:  I can sleep anywhere at any time… so can Steve.

STEVE:  Usually, I can sleep anywhere, but after a show, I’m hyped!  I’m like, “Let’s go!  Where are we going?” Bradford’s like, “Give me a glass of wine, and a nice meal, and I’m going to bed,” and I’m like, “Oh, no, you’re not.  You’re not going anywhere near a bed!  We’re going out.”

BRADFORD:  Part of the problem is that we drink a Five-Hour Energy before the show, and our show is only 3 hours.  There’s that extra 2 hours. (Laughs)

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Question 4:  What do your wives; Kiera and Sheree think of your ‘7 Questions’ and your comedy show? 

BRADFORD:  I was nervous the first time my wife came to our comedy show, because she’s actually a pretty talented comedian.  She knows comedic timing really well.  The first time Kiera ever saw our act was when she helped us do a GH Fan Club Weekend show.  She told me afterwards, “I don’t want to hurt your feelings, but I had kind of low expectations, and you guys are hilarious.”  You know, I was a guy who kind of waited for the phone to ring because that’s what the life of an actor kind of just tends to be, and now what’s been so wonderful for me is becoming a creator, becoming a collaborator, and how it has really just changed my approach to work in general.  So, my wife is proud of me, and thankful to Steve for that.

What does your wife think, Steve?

STEVE:  My wife saw 7 Questions, and she loves that.   She’s seen some comedy bits that I have shown her on my phone, but she hasn’t seen a full comedy show yet.

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Does Sheree like the comedic side of you?

STEVE:  Yeah, I don’t know if most people know that I may have a sense of humor because literally when we go to the shows, people are looking at me like I’m an alien like, “What the hell is going on up there?”

Right! It’s such a departure from what they envision as this image of you from your role on General Hospital to when they see you do something different. 

STEVE:  Right.  I’ve always kind of been kind of high-energy, and I don’t want to say funny, but I at least have a sense of humor and can crack jokes.  That was one of the first things that kind of connected my wife and me.

BRADFORD:  On stage, Steve’s a great storyteller, but what we’ve done over the last couple of years is really try to hone those stories in a specific way, like really make sure that the timing is there, that the setup is there, and all of that.  I think at the beginning, both of us were a little self-conscious about that because it was new to us.  I could sing a song and not be self-conscious about it because that’s what I did for most of my life.  This is new to us, and what I have loved seeing over the last couple of years, is Steve’s growth as a performer.

STEVE:  Thank you, buddy.

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Question 5:  Do your kids understand what you do for a living? What do they think that you do?

STEVE:  My kids aren’t sure.  My daughter who is 16, she gets it.  My son, he hasn’t seen a lot of scenes from GH, but I showed him once he was able to understand some and he was like, “What do you do?”  I said, “I’m the Fonzie of daytime.”  He said, “Who’s Fonzie?”  (Laughs)  My 5-year-old really doesn’t know.  She thinks I go on the road more than I go to work.  She’s like, “Oh, are you doing your thing with Bradford?” She sees me working on my stuff with Bradford, and she’ll be like, “7 questions with Steve and Brad!”  She’ll walk around the house and say that.

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BRADFORD:  My 8-year-old, Juna knows that I’m on TV.  There’s been a couple of times when we have been watching the news over the last couple of weeks, and the California governor will have press conferences, and it will then cut right into General Hospital, and there was one time that it just cut into me.  It’s been a long time since they’ve seen me on the television.  So that was cool.  There are a couple teachers at their school who are fans of the show, so that gives the kids a bit of a chuckle.  Juna will say to my 5-year-old, Finola, “Hey, Finola, come over here.  We’re going to be on dad’s podcast.”  So, anything technical, any video, she calls “a podcast”.  She doesn’t quite get that part of it.  She probably thinks YouTube, and everything is a podcast. (Laughs)

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Question 6: If you guys could go on any late night TV talk show together, which show would it be and why?

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STEVE:  My sensibility would be The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

BRADFORD:  I would probably say Jimmy Fallon too, although I love Jimmy Kimmel because he’s on ABC.  Also, our sense of humor is pretty dumb, and Fallon’s sense of humor is pretty dumb.  So, I think our senses of humor match up with him better than anyone else, probably.

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Question 7: On soaps, do you think more comedy should be injected into them?

STEVE:  Let me answer this, because when Bradford came on as Spinelli, he turned it into the comedy relief in a lot of ways.  We didn’t have a lot of comedy on the show.  Back in the day, you had some people like Steven Kay, who played Reginald, and you had people who had some comedic moments, but Bradford really kind of came in and was that.  People knew that once Spinelli was on the screen, something funny could happen.  Just with his encounter with somebody, or how he was going to try to approach me, or hug me, or how he was going to try to figure something out and spaz out, and people love that.  I think there needs to be comedy on a daytime drama.  There is so much heaviness all of the time usually, and that’s why I think Bradford (obviously he is a fantastic actor) is able to stay on for so long because he brought something new, something different to the table, and that’s what made him so valuable.

BRADFORD:  Thank you, Steve!  I think the best way for comedy to happen in daytime is through the organic instincts of each individual actor because the times where soaps try to be funny is where it doesn’t work sometimes.  That’s kind of a rule anywhere!  The best comedy is where it is found rather than planned.  So, when you look at someone like, for instance, Steve, when he moved the fuzzy balls the other day, that is the best kind of humor in our show because that is something that his character would do anyway, it showed a little bit of Steve’s personality, which I love, and it was just a little moment of levity.  You look at actors like Roger Howarth (Franco), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R), or Maura West (Ava, GH), everyone that finds moments in their performance to do something that maybe wasn’t planned; it lets the audience breathe a bit.  That’s where I find that the best comedy is in soaps.

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Bonus question 8! Surprise! Which comedians have influenced you … and which actors have influenced you the most?

STEVE:  Oh, I love Jim Gaffigan.  I love Sebastian Maniscalco.  There are a lot of guys out there.  Acting wise, I’m a huge fan of Tom Cruise, and I’ll tell you why.  From what I know the guy’s work ethic is like nobody else’s.  That’s what always inspires me.  I’m like, here’s a guy who has made 500 million dollars and still gives 120% to this day!  So, there’s a ton of actors that I could pick, but Tom Cruise delivers.  Every performance that guy has done has been amazing.

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BRADFORD:  For me, it didn’t occur to me until later, especially thinking about my comedic influences as a kid.  What I love about GH and the way that they film is that I really can use my whole body.  It’s not just a shoulder-up kind of show.  They have four cameras.  They can catch pretty much anything that you’re doing.  So, I realized that when I think about the way I use my body that I was influenced a lot by Don Knotts.  When you see something on his face (and granted his facial expressions were amazing and huge) you also saw it in his whole body.   Not only do I love Don Knotts, but I also love Donald O’Connor from Singin’ in the Rain.  Now as for an actor, I’ve always talked about Gary Oldman, because I love character actors who, if they weren’t playing a character and they were just themselves, you don’t know what that looks like. You only know them as the characters they play, because every character they play is different.  , If you look at Gary Oldman in The Professional, he is playing a villain there, but he’s this Russian guy with slicked back hair, and then, you see him play Commissioner Gordon in Batman with a flawless Chicago accent, and then, you hear him talk and you’re like, “Oh, he’s from England.  He’s a British actor.  I had no idea.”  That’s what I love.  His physicality, his voice, everything is built from the ground up when he plays a character.  A comic that I love to watch is John Mulaney.  Even though he’s like a preppy little guy that says crazy things, it’s very smart, and I just love his style.

In closing, here we are in the middle of this COVID-19 pandemic, what would you say to your fans, some of who, may feel lost, isolated, worried, etc?

BRADFORD:  I would say watch General Hospital!  At a time like this, routine is very important.  One of the great things about General Hospital is that it is part of peoples’ routines.  It’s not just a plug to watch our show, but it’s something that is comforting in that it is there.  Then, outside of that, you know, we try to provide not just entertainment but connection too.  That’s what we are there for.  We’ve been going live a lot on our Facebook page, on our YouTube page, and our reason for that is that we know people are available, and people can actually talk to us in real time, and as I said, we are trying to create moments of connection.

STEVE:  The best compliment that we get is, “We had so much fun.” or “Oh, you guys made my day.”  I try to answer all the You Tube comments we get, and many of them are similar right now like, “Man, I needed to laugh today.  Thank you for putting this up.”  Obviously, we are all dealing with something crazy right now with this pandemic, but just to give someone even 10 minutes on 7 Questions where they can laugh 3 or 4 times and then go back to whatever they were doing, that’s really what matters to us.

So, what do you think of Steve and Bradford’s new You  Tube show ‘7 Questions with Steve and Brad’?  Have you seen their live comedy club appearances, and if so, what did you think of it?  Do you enjoy seeing GH”s Jason and Spinelli in scenes and hijinks together in Port Charles? Comment below.

 

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GH’s Eden McCoy Chats on Tackling the Role of Young Carly, Josslyn’s love life, and Her Co-Stars

The rivalry between Carly (Laura Wright) and Nelle (Chloe Lanier) has deep-rooted history in the past, not just the present, as viewers learn today on a special episode of General Hospital.  In it, we go back to the 90s, before Carly stepped foot in Port Charles.  This gave Eden McCoy, who usually plays Carly’s on-screen daughter, Josslyn Jacks, the chance to play a young Carly as fans of the ABC daytime drama series also see that the episode sheds come clues to a story that will play out in the present in the weeks and months to come.

McCoy got the opportunity to work with a different set of players than her normal scene partners in Port Charles in the episode – Cynthia Watros (Nina), James Patrick Stuart (Valentin) and young Willa Rose (young Nelle), who comprise the Benson ‘family’ in the flashbacks.

However, while Eden got the chance to travel back to the 90s, Josslyn is also in the dark in the present to that kiss shared by her best friends, Trina (Sydney Mikala) and Cameron (William Lipton).   If that lip-lock came to light to Joss, will that finally get her to admit she may feel more than friendship with Cam?

Michael Fairman TV chatted with Eden to discuss: the opportunity to play young Carly, having Laura Wright as her on-screen mom, and going to battle on-screen with her good friend, Chloe Lanier, plus if she would like to share more screen-time with Josslyn’s dad, Ingo Rademacher (Jax), and of course, the burning question, who has Josslyn’s heart? Is it Cameron? Find out when you read on as to what Eden shared below.

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On today’s April 8th episode of GH, we see you portraying a young Carly.  Tell me when and how you found out that you were going to play Carly, and what the experience was like for you taping those scenes?

EDEN:  It was really one of my favorite experiences at GH, hands down.  I think if I had to choose favorite episodes, this would be this one for sure. My other favorites prior to this have been: the fight scene with Nelle, the dance scenes I did, and the fake drunk scenes with William.  Those were all so great.  I found out that I was going to do this episode and play a young Carly from Laura Wright.  I ran into her on set for blocking.  We weren’t even working together that day, and she’s like, “Oh, I’ve been told that you’re going to play a young me in an episode,” and then she literally walked away – because she had to work.  So, I was like, “What?”  It was kind of this thing hanging in the air, and I rushed to tell my mom, because I was so excited.  I didn’t get the script until maybe a month after Laura told me.  I didn’t want to ask more about it before then, because I kind of wanted to be surprised, too. Then, when I got the script and read it, I was completely blown away.  Then, when I got the news that Cynthia Watros was going to play Carly’s mom and that James Patrick Stuart was going to play Carly’s dad, I mean, I just about had a heart attack! Those are two actors that I’ve watched and admired so much and haven’t worked with a lot.  So, it was this perfectly gift-wrapped opportunity to get to know my fellow castmates and dive into a whole other character.  Everyone was so involved in that episode.  Look at the set design, for one thing.  You can totally tell that it transported us into the 90s.  Everyone did an amazing job with that style of architecture ….everybody had been researching it …everybody pretty much except for me as I lived through the 90s!  The wardrobe was one of my favorite things ever, because the 90s, for me, is my favorite era of fashion.  I feel like my own wardrobe is heavily inspired by the 90s.  I have vintage pieces; my favorite jeans are 90s Levis. I watched Friends and obviously was obsessed with it.  The wardrobe team did an amazing job focusing on all of the 90s trends with the cardigans and the clogs and the jelly shoes and all of that.  I have three outfits in the episode, and we literally named them “Monica”, “Rachel”, and “Phoebe” after the women on Friends.  It was so much fun.

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What’s your take on what happened in the episode; as we learn about Carly’s troubled-past with her adoptive parents, and her past with Nelle?

EDEN:  It starts as a look into a young Carly’s everyday life.  She gets home from a job interview.  She is looking for work, and she gets the job, and Virginia and Carly are talking.  However, the conversation turns into how Carly wants to leave home, and have a very different life than Virginia, but she needs money to do it.  So, she leaves her mom, Virginia, to go find Frank, her dad, who, by the way, is a complete turnoff of a dad.  She thought he was going to have some money, and she could be rich, and get it from him, and move to New York, and see the world because that’s her overall goal.  Carly is a very passionate, goal-driven person as we know, so she goes to see Frank.  It will be a heart-wrenching moment for Carly as a character; and you will see how Nelle factors into this.   All of this in the past shows the internal conflict that Carly has towards Nelle as a person and as a character.  It’s not just that Nelle came into her life and hurt her kids and hurt her family, but it’s because it’s that desperate need for validation that Carly had growing up.  I think, she has had this resentment towards Nelle, because of it.

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How old were you supposed to be in the flashbacks as young Carly?

EDEN:  I was playing like 18-19 years old, and Nelle was around 6.  Willa Rose was such an adorable little actress.  She and James were so cute together, and James was phenomenal.  He just went 110% on this, and it was so, so fun to work against that.  Every take was different.  James was walking at this pace, or he was eating in this scene, and he totally took it to the place that I knew that he would take it.  Same with Cynthia!  Cynthia was amazing.   I’ve watched them together since Cynthia first came on the show as Nina, and I’ve watched James forever, so I totally scored.

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Has Laura Wright seen your portrayal of Carly yet?

EDEN:  I’m super excited to see what she has to say about it.  Frank Valentini (executive producer, GH) and I were discussing it day-of taping. We were kind of dissecting Laura’s mannerisms so that I could kind of plug them in to my performance. We used when Laura as Carly tucks her hair behind her ear, and Frank was like, “Oh, yeah!  Do that!”  I’ve grown up with Laura, and watching her, and acting against her, and people clearly compare us all the time and are like, “That’s insane.  Do you try to do that on purpose?” It’s like, “No, I’ve just been with her since I was 12, almost every day.”

You realize when working and talking with Laura that she truly gets and understands her art and acting in this genre.  She’s really one of the best there’s ever been in soaps.  She can dissect a scene and understand it from different points of view, etc.

EDEN:  Oh my God, I know.  She’s phenomenal to watch, and I am not immune to that whatsoever.  It hits me every time I see her act.   She’s just been the best teacher.  The comments I get the most are: how much I resemble her looks wise for one, but also acting wise.  So, I’m so excited to see what people have to say following the airing of this episode.

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What do you think about Josslyn’s combative relationship with Nelle?  I loved on today’s episode that we got to see the scenes where Josslyn clocked Nelle again!

EDEN:  I would love to slap Nelle again!  Chloe is one of my closest friends on that set.  Even though we haven’t worked together as much as we used to, we are still very close, and I learned a lot from her.  Scenes with her are always so juicy.

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Where do you think Josslyn is at this point in her love life?  Is she still really into Dev (Ashton Arbab)? Does she truly loves Cameron, but can’t admit it to herself? 

EDEN:  I think that’s it. With Dev, he was an intriguing character with a very different background than Josslyn.  They say opposites attract, and I think that goes along with this story a little bit.  He’s just something that’s new, and someone who she is intrigued by, and I think that’s realistic.  I know that’s happened to me in my love life before.  I’m not sure where it’s really going to go between Dev and Josslyn.  Then for Cam, I think she doesn’t want to admit the feelings that she has for him to herself because that’s a whole big can of worms. I think she feels that once she admits that it might – not necessarily ruin their friendship – but taint it.  Cam is such a safe place and such a home for Josslyn.  I feel like if she were to admit that to herself, she’d be like, “Oh, no.  I’m going to make this uncomfortable and weird, and I can’t lose Cam as a friend.”  That’s always kind of been where her head is at, but I think as she spends more time with him, her feelings become more and more clear.  You never really know what’s going to happen, and I don’t think she’s set on anything.  Teenagers are just all over the place with feelings, and one day they feel this and one day they don’t.  So, it’s always such fun to play because I know some fans are dying to see Cameron and Josslyn get together that and some people don’t want to see that.  It’s fun to hear everybody out and to hear everyone’s opinions on it.  For me, I just hope it can be something fun to watch.  That’s always the goal.

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So now Trina has shared a kissed Cam, and Josslyn doesn’t know that yet.  What do you think her reaction is going to be when she finds out? 

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EDEN:  It will be interesting to see how the writers do that when she does find out, because Trina has been a great friend to Josslyn, and Josslyn wants to be a great friend back, and of course, Joss is a great friend to Cam.  These are her two best friends.  She doesn’t really want to be anything but supportive.  I feel there is going to be a lot of internal struggle with that because I think that action is probably going to make her realize, and come to terms with some feelings that she has probably been avoiding, for sure.

Do you think that Josslyn has truly moved on with her life following her last boyfriend, Oscar’s heartbreaking death, so that she can welcome and accept new love into her life?

EDEN:  I think she’s moved on, at least I hope so!  That’s a pain that she’ll take with her for the rest of her life, and an experience that she’ll always have in her back pocket. That’s great as an actor … to have had a deep, influential experience because you can bring that into certain scenes and make them stronger.  Right now, I think she’s just trying to be normal and feel normal things, and that’s where I hope that her story will continue to go.  Life goes on, and we have awesome teenage characters that I’m happy to be a part of and working with.

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Whenever the fans have seen William Lipton and you together, they have noticed that you get along so well. What can you say about William?

EDEN:   We do get along so well.  William is the best.  He’s really like a sibling.

Would you like to see more scenes between Jax and Josslyn? Don’t you think he should be more involved with his biological daughter’s life?

EDEN:  Yes!  From day one of meeting Ingo five years ago, he just made it so comfortable for me.  We have had a complete connection.  We share so many similar traits.  For instance, we both love the beach and we have a similar drive.  I will say that our relationship outside of the scenes is what makes those scenes what they are and what makes them fun to watch, and why when you’re watching, you feel like, “How is this not real?”  So, that’s why he is one of my all-time favorite scene partners.

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Your mom was, and is, a big GH fan, right?

EDEN:  Yes, she grew up watching GH in her sorority house, and her two crushes were Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Jax (Ingo Rademacher), and I’m their kid on the show!  I remember when I auditioned for Josslyn.  I was given a fake script with a fake character name on it, so, we didn’t really know what my family tree looked like, or anything.  When my mom saw Maurice and Ingo in person for the first time, and I remember her freaking out.  I can’t even imagine what it was like for her.  My mom was just as excited as me to have this opportunity.

Are you at home quarantining, and taking care of yourself during this COVID-19 pandemic that we all find ourselves facing together? How’s that been going for you?

EDEN:  It’s going good.  I’m not complaining about staying in bed. (Laughs)  No, it’s been fun just trying new things and spending time with the family. You know, I’m usually so busy that it’s nice to have a little down time for a minute, but I naturally like to stay present and connect with people on social media, et

What are the fans saying to you most on social media that they want for Joss? 

EDEN:  I am hearing a lot about Cam.  It’s a big, “Is that going to happen?  Is that not going to happen?  Team Cam/Team Not Cam.”  That’s always fun because I love to have rivalries.  That means that people are invested in the story.  I get a lot of Jax things, like, “Where’s Jax?  We need more Jax and Josslyn,” and I completely agree.  However my dream, (and I think what a lot of people want to see) is Josslyn’s rebellion and gearing away from the goody-two-shoes person she is for a minute.

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That would be in-line and typical for the daughter of Carly, right?

EDEN:  Yeah, that’s what I’m saying.  When I hear about what Carly had done at my age and in the past, I’m like, “I have that DNA.”   Carly had a very painful upbringing with not a lot of parental supervision and support.  She had no father figure growing up, and Josslyn has had two. That really shapes a person and makes them who they are, but I do feel like with all of the pain the Josslyn has gone through; some kind of off-the-rails moment would be fun to play and will be hopefully in her future.

So, what did you think of Eden’s performance of young Carly on today’s episode of GH? Do you want Josslyn to end up romantically with Cameron or someone else? Do you think Josslyn should display a more rebellious side given that she is Carly’s daughter? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Nina Has a Feeling She Has ‘A Daughter Out There’

The latest promo for this week’s episodes of General Hospital has been released and from the looks of it – and a key episode set to air on Wednesday April 8th – the mystery surrounding if Nina’s (Cynthia Watros) biological daughter is alive, and if so who is it, looks to be kicking into high gear.

There is that necklace that Nina is looking at in the promo, Nelle (Chloe Lanier) who seemingly now is being given an opportunity to work with Nina thus getting closer to her who notices the necklace, and then there is Willow (Katelyn MacMullen), who many have thought could actually be Nina’s daughter given their original tense relationship.

And coming up on Wednesday, look for a special episode where the show looks at Carly’s (Laura Wright) past with her adoptive parents Frank and Virginia Benson before she came to Port Charles in 1996.

Look for Eden McCoy (Josslyn) to play a young Carly, Cynthia Watros to play Virginia, James Patrick Stuart to play Valentin, and Willa Rose to play a young Nelle.  What will we learn from that episode?

Now below watch the latest teaser from GH, and let us know if you think Nina will finally figure out who her real bio-daughter is via the comment section below.

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