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How Will Felicia's Return Affect Her Family … When Kristina Wagner Comes Home to GH?

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Coming up on General Hospital: Kristina Wagner heads back to Port Charles as Felicia Jones Scorpio to help her daughter Maxie in her greatest time of need.  But how will Felicia’s re-emergence on the canvas go down with the citizens of Port Charles and Maxie, herself?  Well, in the new issue of Soap Opera Digest on newsstands now, GH head scribe, Ron Carlivati fills us in on how Wagner’s return will shake-up the canvas.

Carlivati stated, “Felicia’s return just fit nicely into the story of her daughter, Maxie, who dug herself into a pretty deep hole in the story we’ve been unfolding, in which she’s confessed to the murder of Lisa Niles.  As she gets deeper and deeper into that, it made sense to me that her mother might show up- even though we know she hasn’t always been there in the past! We are tremendously lucky that Kristina was amenable to coming back, and we’re excited about it.  Getting into the writing of it, you want to play Felicia’s history with Mac and Anna Devane now that we have her back on the canvas.  There are so many people she has ties with.  I think people are anxious to see her cross paths with those people and to see how everyone is going to react to having her back in town. I think especially, Mac because the relationship between Mac and Felicia was so big and it is their daughter, quote, unquote, because he has been Maxie’s step-father for so long.”

Ron also stressed that regardless of Maxie’s initial reaction to Felicia, that Wagner will be sticking around long enough for their relationship to evolve on-screen.  “At the moment, it’s open ended. I don’t believe we have set an end date for Kristina.”  Carlivati revealed they are writing scripts at this time well into June and added, “I can tell you, I am still writing for her.”

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So soapers, are you excited to finally see Kristina Wagner back on GH ….  and how Felicia’s return will impact her family?  Let us know!

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Bonnie
Bonnie

Mac is not Maxie’s daughter- Frisco is! We need him back too!

Bonnie
Bonnie

oops meant Maxie is not Mac’s daughter

ethel
ethel

yes frisco is maxie’s biological father but as far as i am concerned mac is her father because he is the one who raised her & georgie…………….

LisaZee
LisaZee

Well you were right…Mac isn’t Maxie’s daughter either. lol

barbara t
barbara t

First, I like that Felicia is on her way back home,Second ,what a lousey mother, if Maxi is pissed off at her I dont blame her ,I know Ron there will be some interesting mother and daughter moments that I will look forward to,How felicia acts with all the others we will see ,maxi should be her first priority ,matt second ,lets just say that Felicia jones scorpio has a lot of explaining to do .I wish they never killed georgie off another dopy killing by the past writers.Kristina wagner ,welcome back to general hospital.

TinaP
TinaP

Here’s hoping that Anna gets to have scenes with Felicia as well, they were real good friends at one time and Anna is Maxi’s godmother. I need to see Anna interact with more than just Luke and John, she did have a life in PC once upon a time and does have friends and FAMILY there. Let’s not bring these great vets back and keep them in a vacuum, the prior regime did enough of that as it was. Maybe if we gave Sonny, Carly, Kate Jason and Sam a day or two off we’ve be able to fit in some of these scenes in. Glad Kirstina is back, can’t wait to see her on screen.

David Larsson
David Larsson

Aren’t most of Anna’s friends no longer on-screen?

Christian
Christian

So happy Felicia is returning to Port Charles!! I absolutely hated how she left PC when Georgie was murdered. The whole story was so sad as a longtime GH fan and knowing the behind the scenes vs. the story for ‘why’ Felicia was no longer around. I am loving Ron for delving to much into the history of the show and hope he continues b/c there is SO MUCH to use! I want a parent return for the characters of Elizabeth and Steve Webber too. Huge Liz fan and I love that she is the granddaughter of THE Steve Hardy-a founding family! Getting off topic but just so happy Felicia and Maxie might get a chance to heal and I am excited to see Felicia interact with Mac, Luke, and Anna too. I loved Felicia and Mac!! Maybe a reunion? Have loved seeing John York on the screen again-hope it continues!! So happy the new team loves and appreciates ALL their vets.

Iakovos
Iakovos

The return of Felicia Scorpio is a good move on GH’s part,and should play out well.

I would embrace a recast of Audrey Hardy, although I adored Rachel Ames. Hmmmm… Kathryn Hays?

Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes

Rachel Ames did retire from General Hospital in 2007, but then she changed her mind and came back for an appearance in 2009. She is 82 years old now, but if she is in good health, maybe she can come back for some more ocassional appearances.

LisaZee
LisaZee

Rachel’s husband recently passed away. Think I saw it online somewhere. Supposedly Audrey is always babysitting Liz’s kids. Give me a break what woman in her 80’s would want to do that on a consistent basis?

Christian
Christian

Thanks Michael!!

Teresa
Teresa

Extremely excited to have Felicia back. She’s a beloved character and terrific actress. Maybe in time, she and Mac will get back together and Mac can actually have a good storyline once again. Sparks will definitely fly between her and Maxie. I’m predicting this will be another GREAT return.

Lew
Lew

General Hospital is so must see now! Ron Carlivati and Frank Valentini, thank you so much for saving GH and turning things around so quickly! Now, if you could bring my girl, Kassie DePaiva on board full-time, I would be SO happy!

barbara t
barbara t

I would also like to see kassie depava get a contract .

Susan M.
Susan M.

So would I…

lipstickcat
lipstickcat

I read she didn’t want to move to California.

LisaZee
LisaZee

I saw a headline on a soap mag that said Kassie wants to come back.

lew
lew

Hey Frank & Ron, If our girl is interested, please make it happen!! Can you image the scenes with Carly, Sonny and Anthony?!!!

barbara t
barbara t

Would be nice to know one way or the other, If she doesnt want to move I don’t blame her, or no one has offered her a contract, I know one thing for sure, todd and blair forever,So she needs to come to port charles to be with her family.

JLH
JLH

I’m REALLY happy to hear that Kristina Wagner’s Felicia is on her way back to Pt. Chuck. That is one seriously messed up character in dire need of repair. Hope the new writers do her justice.

kay killgore
kay killgore

I am glad they are bringing her back Guza made Felicia & Laura appear to be lousy Mom’s because he had a problem with the actresses for whatever reason. It was awful to have Felicia stay away all that time her character would never have done that so hopefully they will make good story out of it. Mac has been more of a father then Frisco ever was you know Frisco had to save the world and all. Maxie considers Mac her dad and always has.

danielle
danielle

Felicia returning with no Frisco is just sad for this longtime fan of the supercouple. I will watch to see Kristina, but not for long if Jack Wagner is not right behind her.

Jack
Jack

I totally agree. Especially now that JW is available. GH better get him back! I want to see a Frisco&Felicia reunion.

natasha
natasha

Please,.tell the fans that Jack Wagner will return also with Kristina Wagner. that will make lots fans happy. Ill be one happy fan.

Jack
Jack

I don’t get why they aren’t bringing him back. JW has clearly indicated that he’d be open for a GH return and he also denied the rumors about him not wanting to work with Kristina. I don’t think money is the issue either because then we wouldn’t have all these OLTL actors coming to the show.

Susan M.
Susan M.

Did you see Jack Wagner on Dancing With The Stars???????

Sassy
Sassy

Bringing Felicia back is Fabulous..She’s a Scorpio and it’s great to see all the members of the family together again..Now if only they bring Robert back it’d be just like true old times.

Jack
Jack

No, she’s a Jones! 😉

Chantal
Chantal

No end date, best news I’ve had all week!!!

GariAnne
GariAnne

I have been waiting for her to return for years! Glad to see you back Kristina Wagner!!!!

aria
aria

I’m so glad Felicia is coming back, alot of these legacy character history was so damage by the prior regime, i grew up watching GH when Anna, Felicia and company were around, and neither Anna or Felicia would of abandon their children, they were great mothers, and Guza and Phelps discarded them, (mainly Kristina Wagner), Finola Hughes had already left, but they had so many chances to get them back yet that horrible now old regime never did, only for brief appearances and enough time to ruin these characters and turn them into absentee moms. The list of characters that Guza ruined is pretty long, I’m just so glad he’s gone.

Sue
Sue

I’m thrilled that Kristina Wagner is returning! I’ll actually have a reason to watch GH again! Felicia and Mac were a sweet couple, but if you never experienced Frisco and Felicia, you have truly missed out. It’s sad that GH decided to make them deadbeat parents. For all they gave GH, it was a sad goodbye to the characters as well as the actors. I can only hope they bring Frisco back as well to amend himself. It is rather interesting that Robert and Anna did basically the same thing – leaving Robin with Mac, but people don’t have the same viotrol regarding their characters. I guess it’s because Robin grew up so well. Interesting. It would be wonderful to see all of them back together. We certainly have seen enough of the mob to last 85 lifetimes!

Engrady Pind
Engrady Pind

Bringing Felicia back without Frisco is the way to go. Couples as a whole do not generate drama. Happiness is a story killer. Felicia also has a past with Luke. Mac, as we see him now, is a dull as dishwater and could not begin to deal with Felicia who should at least mix things around a bit. I hope F. comes back with more to do than babysit Maxie who is still an immature, self-centered brat who cannot stay out of trouble even when her life depends on it. No matter who finally gets Maxie’s head on straight, it won’t stay that way.

christy
christy

Well I guess with all that Maxie is facing it would make sense that Felicia would come back. I just hope this isn’t a long stint. I am not a big fan of this character. I could never understand how Felicia and Frisco just left their children on Uncle Mac…

LisaZee
LisaZee

He isn’t even their uncle. But step-dad. Still I agree how do you just walk out on your kids? Supposedly Frisco left because of his spy games. Felicia left to be with her sick grandma and never came back! Then they tried to say she was helping Frisco. Sure, they don’t have other agents for that? Bad writing. Unlike now!!!

barbara t
barbara t

Your right ,Felicia and Laura would never leave their kids, Grandma could have moved to port charles . You arent kidding It was bad writing, I could come up with a lot of stupid things the past writers have done to drop the ratings so low, It is all changing now.Lisazee I also agree with your other comment about a 80 year old grandma watching liz’s kids.On occasion ok, Like once a month not every day, Not going to happen.Great grandma wants to retire and watch her soaps not listen to kids screaming all day and night and it seems like liz is never, ever home.

Susan M.
Susan M.

Frisco & Felicia were good together……………….

Heather
Heather

I’m glad that Felicia will still be around in June. I was really pissed when they brought Robert, Holly and Noah for just one or two episodes.

Felicia needs to do the right thing and stay permanently on PC like Anna . GH veterans are what will bring the ratings up, not the OLTL characters.

barbara t
barbara t

I disagree with you about the one life to live characters,but your right about felicia,she should stay permanently,and another visit from holly and noah would be nice to.we have to save general hospital and it has to be in 6 months not a year.I smell a rat with abc/disney and I dont trust anything they say.

stephanie
stephanie

I am glad kristina is coming back…..yay felicia…love her

Deshawn
Deshawn

They should bring back Tiffany and Sean as well as Natalie and Blair gh will really go up in the ratings

Susan M.
Susan M.

You mentioned Tiffany & Shawn Donnelly is that who you mean……… Remember Shawn was transferred to a hospital out of the country some where ..Maybe Vienna….Not sure.. That was quite a whili ago..He was bad accident…That”s why he was sent over there for special attention. I think his conition was critical… And that’s how they left that story on GH…………………….Never heard anything after that….I don’t know how they could bring them back!!!!!

barbara t
barbara t

That was a very long time ago.And your right Susan m ,nothing was ever said about those two again,unless I forgot ,were are talking several years ago.

Susan M.
Susan M.

Yes several yearsgo…………….When anna & Robert were in the Wasb & so was Shawn. But I think Shawn was on the opposite side..As I remember…

LisaZee
LisaZee

It’s Sean and they could easily bring them back. Just say he recovered. They bring back dead people so this should be a breeze.

Joe Johnson
Joe Johnson

I am thrilled that Felicia is coming back. Kristina Wagner has always been one of my favorite actresses on the show, and I have missed her every single episode. The way that she plays the role is amazing. Wagner is so beautiful but she imbues her character with such depth and warmth that you see the person inside of Felicia so much more. And, the move makes sense in terms of the story so I hope that she sticks around as long as the actress wants to. She is special Bottom line.

Debbie Moore
Debbie Moore

I am so excited to see Felicia coming back to GH. She has been my all time favorite and I loved the days when frisco was on with her. She is a great actress and hopefully the producers will keep her role going on the show. She adds so much to the story line. She is beautiful, talented and fun to watch. Keep it comin’.

LisaZee
LisaZee

Totally excited! Love Kristina and Felicia. It should be great to see her interact with friends from the past and see how things go with Maxie who wanted no part of her last time she was in town. Wish she would be signed to a contract.

linda
linda

I am very happy that Kristina is back. I love her character and I think it was awful how G.H. did not let her stay on the show when she asked to. It was a big loss to the show. She is a good sport for coming back. Also Felicia wanted to make up with Maxie and stay with her when she was last on the show..it was Maxie that would not let her. Please make Felicia stay on forever this time and maybe she and Mac can be romantic again. God knows they Won’t let Alexis be with him…though they should have. The man needs a love life. Again, Yey! Felici is back.!

barbara t
barbara t

LInda ,I agree with you ,It’s sad the way the past writers wrote felicia and laura like they are lousy mothers so they leave town never to be heard of again,both felicia and laura were written that way, two caring mothers who left there kids for other reasons that were more important then their own kids ,felicia’s grandmother would have moved in with her in port charles with georgie, and maxie ,case closed.And yes,Matt does need a love life poor guy,cant catch a break,he needs to be loved to.

linda
linda

I would love Vanessa Marcil back one day too. Forever!

Beth
Beth

I just caught up on the episodes since Felicia’s return — and something has been bugging me but I can’t find mention of it anywhere! Is there something wrong with Kristina Wagner? It appears to me that she is having trouble standing up straight and speaking clearly — telling me that she suffered a stroke/paralysis in the past or currently fighting MS/Parkinsons? Either way, I think she’s amazing because she looks like she is working so hard to appear like nothing is wrong. It’d be great if this would be written into the storyline…she could relax a little, it would explain her absence (she didn’t want to burden her family) and it could bring her closer to her family.

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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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Happy 57th Anniversary Today to General Hospital

ABC’s daytime drama, General Hospital turns 57 today, and remains the current longest-running soap opera on the air.  GH debuted back on April 1, 1963.

The show was created by the husband-and-wife team of Frank and Doris Hursley.  Originally, the soap was not given a name of a particular town in which the drama of the hospital was set in.  However, that all changed in the 1970’s when GH was set in Port Charles.

GH expanded from a 30-minute show to a 45-minute show on July 26, 1976 and eventually went to a full-hour where it has remained back on January 16, 1978.

Throughout its decades on the air, GH was the impetus for two spin-offs; Port Charles, (which aired from 1997-2003) and primetime’s GH: Night Shift (2007-2008),

The show went through many ups and downs over its history, but things changed dramatically for the better, when by the end of the 1970’s and facing cancellation, ABC brought in executive producer, Gloria Monty to steer the ship.  Monty created supercouple Luke and Laura played by Tony Geary and Genie Francis, and opened the show up with exciting location shoots, and from then on GH has remained a firm mainstay in the daytime line-up.

Today, Frank Valentini is the series executive producer, and the soap is co-written by the head writing team of Dan O’Connor and Chris Van Etten.

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As 80%, as of now, in the US are reported to be homebound due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in the latest ratings for the week of March 23, 2020, GH drew 2.57 million viewers,- its strongest week since March 19, 2018.  So, more eyeballs are tuning-in to the drama in Port Charles.

Share your congratulations and well-wishes to the cast, crew, and creatives at General Hospital for 57 years of drama, romance and intrigue via the comment section below.

But first, vote in our poll for your favorite storyline or moment of all-time on GH.  If your favorite is not one of the choices listed in the poll, let us know in the comment section which is your favorite, or if you voted for one of the selections, let us know why, too! 

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