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Jax Is Coming Back As Ingo Rademacher Returns To GH!

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GH fans were rejoicing after executive producer, Frank Valentini, answered a question from longtime General Hospital fan Nicholas Bloom during this week’s #AskGH on social media.

Bloom asked if Jax would be returning anytime soon, to which Valentini replied  “YES! And it will be a HUGE payoff for Nelle, Carly, and Sonny.”    That means, popular star Ingo Rademacher (Jax) is set for a return on the ABC daytime drama series.

Viewers last saw Jax in Port Charles when he spent the Thanksgiving holiday with Carly (Laura Wright) to help through her son Morgan’d death.  They kissed when Carly had moved out of Sonny’s (Maurice Benard) after blaming him for the car bomb explosion that killed their son. However, Jax left to return to Australia after his mother, Lady Jane, became ill.

With Jax coming back on to the scene, will he finally divulge what he knows in the Josslyn kidney donor mystery that will have huge ramifications for Nelle (Chloe Lanier) and Carly?  Will Carly, now believing Sonny cheated on her with Nelle, fall back into the arms of the dashing Jasper Jacks?  Stay tuned.

So, are you glad there is more Jax on the way? Comment below!

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Tammy
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Tammy

I want him to clarify things but I don’t want them back together again.

JK
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JK

I am with you!!!!

Kathleen
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Kathleen

He’s as much at fault as Nelle for what happened! Max j
Knew all along, but kept him mouth shut! What
kind of a man (former husband, friend) does that? Why couldn’t he just be honest with Carly?
Nelle was a pawn in her father’s schemes.,,he was a money hungry SOB and he didn’t care how he got or who he had to use to get it !! He was a liar and a user too! I hope Jax tells the truth so Sonny and Carly could be happy again !!

Carol
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Carol

PLEASE..no more musical men for Carly. Put her back with Sonny and then they can attack the world together…There are other things to write about, situations to attack. You do not have to constantly break them up.

Celia
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Celia

I suspected Jax would make an appearance. It was inevitable….he holds the key to something….to the kidney mystery, I think. This story is so discombobulated….. Will his presence/explanation enlighten us? Did he seek Nelle out? But, why her, specifically? The greatest twist in this imbroglio would be if Jax has a secret concerning Nelle’s true paternity, or maternity. Perhaps, Benson is not her bio dad? Is Jax her father? There is a big age difference between Carly and Nelle. Is it possible Nelle is her daughter? Is it plausible to say Carly was pregnant as a teen giving birth to… Read more »

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

I originally thought she was Carlys daughter but now i cant see how…she seems younger than Micheal but maybe she is Jax’s daughter and he is the one who paid Benson to get the kidney to save Josslyn…Benson knew Jax was the father but kept it quiet…Nelle is really Jax;s daughter ,Jumpin’ Jax-lol

Celia
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Celia

You’re right, Jimmy. The timeline for Carly doesn’t stand up. But, it could for Jax. I just want this story to be done, already.

Shay
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Shay

Or Jerry’s daughter, jimh! That would certainly explain her peculiar psyche….and her suitability as a kidney donor for Josslyn.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I don’t think Jax would ever give up his daughter…not knowingly. Maybe some fling of his had her and he never knew she was his daughter. That would explain how she was a match for Jocelyn…and still keep her unrelated to Michael if they’re going the relationship route.

Tea
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Tea

I also was waiting for Jax to come back and hopefully explain this kidney, or pancreas or lower intestine problem I’m so confused that story at this point! I’m mashugana already enough!

Celia
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Celia

@Shay.
Yes, Shay. Jerry is also a contender. I do not know Jerry well, but from the little I’ve gleaned, he is evil.
I cannot equate Nelle’s psyche to his. Somehow, I think Nelle is a good girl…just messed up!
We shall see. Let’s hope Jax has something of import to reveal. Soooo tired of this story, Shaybelle.

Timmm
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Timmm

Helena cannot hold a candle to Jerry!

Shay
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Shay

@CeeCee….I was thinking back to the early days when Nelle seemed to be rocking that whole “Bad Seed” vibe, which would jive quite nicely with Jerry Jack’s “gleevil” (That would be “gleefully evil!”…..) persona.

Celia
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Celia

@Shay.
Hey, Shay,
I was wondering; as inimical and pernicious Jerry is, does he have any friends? Did he ever? Does he even have a relationship with Jax?
For some reason I was not repulsed either by him, or Faison….I know I should be. I suppose Roche’s superlative ( and the fact that he is part Scottish) acting and Hove’s (who is part Dutch) hilarious ‘pazzia’ enthrall me, regardless their virulent personae.

JK
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JK

PLEASE LET THIS STORY BE OVER SOON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Celia
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Celia

@Shay.
Hey, Shay,
I answer you on both counts, my love; but, I see neither of my replies to you….Ahhh, well!!
I had just said that Nelle cried ‘telling’ tears….something which Jerry, I presume, never did. No human emotion or sympathy .
She must have feeling to do that.
However, that fact does not take the possibility off the table. Nelle showed compassion and love (for both Joss and Avery….and, of course, capable of loving a man ( Michael)…so, she may have inherited her mother’s ‘heart’, whoever she is.

Shay
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Shay

To which I cry foul, CeeCeeGirl! LOL….But seriously, even though I would certainly not describe Jerry as one of those “touchy-feeling” sort of beta males, he is capable of certain depths of human emotion. When Sebastian Roche took over the role, he had some excellent scenes with his mother during which the long thought dead man’s identity was initially revealed and his much-changed appearance and subsequent change of name explained with a very intriguing storyline….yes, GH once actually had those, mia amica!…He also has demonstrated a protective, soft-spot for Joss….and has revealed that on a few various occasions, hence I… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

@Shay.
Yes, of course, Shaybelle. What I’ve seen of Jerry was very limited….that time with Robin while she was held captive.
Therefore, my concept of him was not an honorable one, to say the least. Yet, even the worst miscreant can demonstrate some humanity.
You have a point.

Shay
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Shay

Just to clarify, CeeCee….I was “crying foul” for the notion that your previous replies to me weren’t posted, not your thoughts or impressions of Jerry based upon your limited exposure to the character! Now that I know exactly just how little you’ve actually seen of Mr. Jacks, I can certainly understand why you would consider him as a solely unsavory sort of sod with more than a scoche of sociopathy….However, if you ever get the chance, go back to the earlier episodes and check out some of Sebastian’s more brilliant and emotionally-expansive performances from his past GH stints…some are downright… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Jerry had a kind streak back in the day when he dated Bobbi. I believe it was a different actor? GH tends to turn all their villains into cartoon characters!

Shay
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Shay

@CeeCee…I’ve not been repulsed by Jerry or Faison, either! I think they are absolute laugh riots, although the notion that the clearly-obsessed Liesl worshipped her “Cesar” as some sort of sexual demigod to be admired with breathless adoration has always been a source of both amusement and puzzlement for me. However, Sebastian Roche’s Jerry is very much an attractive, sophisticated gent with a continental bent and naughty glint in his eye, who—under the proper circumstances—-could be considered quite swoonworthy and desirable, albeit a seriously dangerous liaison, just the same! As for Jerry’s “friendships?” For all the time I’ve known of… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

@Timmm.
Hey, Timmmy,
Don’t get me wrong, I like Jerry, in a weird way. His and Faison’s malevolent escapades hit my funny bone.
Then, again, my sense of humor goes against the grain. I find some situations hilariously funny. Eg. The scene on the bridge with Rudge and Sonny. He was soooo dwarfed by Rudge–just struck me, as it probably would not others. LOL.
So, please pray tell, did Bobbi date the entire football team, all the townsmen, and then some?? HaHa!!

Shay
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Shay

@CeeCee….Per your query to Timmm about Bobbie’s “antics” back in the day? I wouldn’t go so far as to say that the entire town (or football team, for that matter…shades of Clara Bow, who, incidentally, also never did the deed for which she was famously accused….) made it on her “been there, done that,” list, but yes, she did cut quite a sexual swathe during her earlier years in Port Charles. Of course, she had an impressive(?) head start pre-GH, which is frequently alluded to regarding her past as a prostitute before she segued from the world’s “oldest profession” to… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

@Timmm….You are correct, although I watched very little of the pre-Sebastian Roche version of the Jerry Jacks character. As I mentioned to CeeCee, “Jerry the First” was nowhere near as smooth a criminal as what we see today….he was often betrayed in his schemes by his own general lack of savvy and smarts….much unlike today’s too-clever-by-half archvillain. Basically, he was just one big screw-up….

Timmm
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Timmm

Roche could play Daniel Craig’s’ [James Bond] older brother. Both handsome BUT did not like Craig as Bond. Looking for a refreshing reboot.

Shay
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Shay

Timmm….I agree with you about Craig’s Bond…although I’m not a fan of the franchise, in general….I did enjoy the actor in a very absorbing British mystery from earlier in his career….It was called “The Ice House.” Sebastian Roche is a most versatile actor….I have seen him appear in numerous guest spots, and he is always excellent….his performances never fail to feature that European mystique and saucy twinkle in his eye….love him! Oh….and long live Jerry Jacks!

Steve
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Steve

Hopefully these writers don’t ruin his character at the altar of Saint Sonny. We need some good guys on this show. If they have it turn out that Jax knew Jake wasn’t dead and kept that secret from Elizabeth, we can add Jax to the list (Nikolas, Elizabeth) of good characters that are tarnished because of a dumb plot point. Someone said it here recently, bringing Jake back from the dead really wasn’t necessary. It gave us a few moving scenes with Lucky, who quickly returned to being a deadbeat dad. Since Jake’s return, it seems like Elizabeth only has… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

Agreed, Steve. As usual, you have a knack of putting things in perspective….as Alan, as Shay …without boring me.
Another point I’d like to make is….May ‘ye gods’ keep us from enduring more of Carly. ( Egads!!!!!). The back and forth between these guys is soooooo not enticing. I beg the forces to send her to a spa far, far away, for a prolonged period of time. She needs a cleansing, in more ways than one.

Celia
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Celia

@rebecca. LOL.I want to clarify….when I speak of ‘imposing’ figure, I do not necessarily mean size or height. Members of l’organizzazione Calabrese Ndrangheta, specifically Condello (and others) did, in fact, pose a “heightened” figure, albeit they are short in stature. Sonny looked ridiculous next ro Rudge, that’s all, rebecca. I thought they looked hilarious next to each other. Sonny does not have a scary presence…..no aura of any kind….benign or otherwise. He is a pompous blank, with temper tantrums, baying at the moon. And, I truly find the writers’s complete and utter dismissal of AJ irreverent; not to mention the… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

@Shay. Too funny, Shay…Napoleon indeed!! The only siminlarities are their shared lunacy, and their deminuative form, not their stance. As I said below, one does not have to be tall or hefty to wield power. Napoleon was such…..to a certain point, LOL……he failed big time. Maybe it was that hand he so skillfully tried to hide? I think, today, Ava let Sonny have it. He seems to hold himself to a higher level/standard from the rest of the lowly ‘commoners’. Soooo glad Ava reminded him of the atrocities in his book of wizardry and misdeeds. That was so satisfying….not to… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

Diminutive. Sorry–sp.

Shay
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Shay

And of course, the self-deluded Sonny is a legend in his own mind, too, just as was Napoleon, CeeCeeGirl! Now if we could only banish “Crime Emperor Corinthos” to his own version of Elba…LOL! .As for the big secret that Olivia is harboring??? If it is that Griffin is the son of Anna and Duke, it certainly won’t come as any big shock to most. I should think that Olivia being Duke’s babymama, aka Griff’s bio-mommy, would be a more surprising result. Hey, with these writers, anything’s possible!

Celia
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Celia

@Shay.
Mais oui, ma chere.
There is always a remote spot on the Corinth Canal waiting for Sonny–exiled within the bones of a long gone warrior ghost ship, inhabited by mighty Spartan spirits. Lol. N’est-ce pas? I do believe he expects everyone’s subservience by kissing his uhmmm, ring.
Yes! Absolutely, Shay. Olivia as Griffin’s bio mom? That would be a killer impact, albeit a tragic one. Poor Griffin. And, Poor Anna. It would be such an affront; the most stinging slap in the face, ever.
Would the writers go there?

Shay
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Shay

Don’t you mean “The Corinthos Canal?” Just joshing, CeeCeeGirl…)Of course, I get your drift! But I truly could envision Sonny “in exile,” his innate madness there to serve as his only companion…’twould make for a compelling–and well-deserved—fate for old SonnyBoy! So, this, ahem, discussion of the Mafiosi and their supposedly shared slight statures begs the question, are there trading cards for followers of these underworld luminaries, complete with height and weight data???? There seems to be an audience for this riveting sort of info, rather the equivalent of sports fans who recite baseball stats!!!! Just had to ask…LOL!….Anyway, I agree… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

@Shay. E’ vero, Shay. That’s why I brought up the potential drama and controversy: Olivia and Griffin; mother and son. Of course, it would be a blow to Anna…especially to her heart. But, this is what gives a good dramatic and drastic twist to any soapy storyline. I would absorb it; relish it, in a NY minute. Now, I purposely chose the Corinth Canal amidst thousands because of the Corinthos name; which is Greek, by the by. So, how does Sonny get a Greek name? I thought he was Irish/Hispanic? Anyhoo, my Shay….I am finally unfettered!!!! No cast. Weirdly enough,… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

Sonny is also partially Greek, CeeCeeGirl! His bio-daddy, Mike Corbin, has both Irish AND Greek extraction…his late mama was full-on Cuban. Yes, I’m always up for a fine storyline for Anna, too…and I’m very pleased that Finola’s exquisitely understated performances of the past year have garnered her an Emmy nomination…I so want for her to win! At any rate, it is indeed good news that you’ve finally been released from your cast-laden state….just in time for spring…like a butterfly emerging from their cocoon! Perhaps a bit of muscle-atrophy is to blame for your post-injury difference in leg dimension???

rebecca1
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rebecca1

You’re just as obnoxious as ever, Shay. Your obvious references to my reply, as well as Rose, to CeeCee’s observations about Sonny’s height…to which you, too, mentioned Napoleon for his short stature…is…well..obnoxious! Everyone was kinda gettin’ along well in your absence. But you like “teaming” up. So be it. Who am I to deprive you of making fun of everyone and everything?

Carry on.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

CeeCee…just so you know…I, too, was (not in a cast) but in a walking boot for four months! Broke my entire foot…ankle, heel, tibia, etc, etc. Just started walking again about six months ago. Point is my leg was thinner than the other too when I finally took the boot off for good. Leg kinda atrophies but it gets back to normal eventually.

dmr
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dmr

Jasper Jax is such a wonderful character and man; yet, he is constantly dumped (lack of a better term) in order to prop up Sonny. It’s just awful. Why do such nice guys have to finish last? I don’t care about Nelle or her backstory. I care about romance. It’s daytime and yet we do not receive any daytime “delight” in forms of healthy relationships or romance. What do we get? We get these RIDICULOUS stories about a lab underneath the hospital where a lunatic is trying to bring back the spirit of a dead person, a custody battle over… Read more »

Tea
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Tea

Thanks. For writing great well thought out post. Sonnyis a great character played by a great actor but relying on him too much hurts the show as a whole.

Any coach will tell you a great team is made up by a lot of good players you can’t focus on the one star.

Celia
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Celia

Speaking of Sonny, Tea….I thought that scene on the bridge with Rudge looked so ridiculously misplaced. Rudge dwarfed him….the image just didn’t compute . Sonny, the imperious mafioso did not an imposing figure cut. Au contraire, the parable “The Lion And The Mouse” came to mind; except that without a gun, Rudge would have swatted him in a single swoop.

Shay
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Shay

More like “Napoleon” comes to mind, CeeCeeGirl!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Toto Riina (chief of the Sicilian Mafia) : 5’2
-Pasquale Condello ( chief of Ndragheta) : 5’3
-Meyer Lansky (Jewish mob boss) : 5’4
-Pablo Escobar (Colombian Drug Lord) : 5’5
-Semion Mogleivich (Chief of the Russian Mafia) : 5’5
-El Chapo Guzman (Mexican drug lord) : 5’5
-Carlo Gambino (Boss of Gambino family) :5’6

rebecca1
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rebecca1

And let’s not forget another tiny toughy…5’4 Joe Pesci in Goodfellas!

rose
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rose

Rebecca…Or Edward G. Robinson or James Cagney…maybe even better than the real bad guys?

Timmm
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Timmm

Thank GOD! GH and JELLY are famous for leaving potholes in their stories. THIS story with Nelle needs Jax and my prayers have been answered!

Carol
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Carol

So glad he’s coming back — I just hope it’s for longer than last time.

Lil' Angel
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Lil' Angel

Jax will be the fall guy for the whole Nelle-Josslyn-Jake-kidney mess and then leave after his obligatory two or three episodes. Yawn.

Alan
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Alan

“Yawn” pretty much sums up this show since Ron Carlavati left.

Tamika
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Tamika

No, I don’t want Jax toget her with Carly because Sonny is the only man for her. I want Jax to come clean about his role in Josslyn’S donor because he was so adamant about Carly dropping the search for the donor. Also, the truth needs to come out about Sonny passing out drunk and not sleeping with Nelly at all. Come on people, if she planted her bra to make them believe that lie

su0000
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su0000

Everybody who is Surprised Jax is returning for This story, raise your hand .
ahaa! yah sure UUUUGE surprise, not..

Celia
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Celia

Right on, su. I said he would return….he had to. It’s the only recourse in explaining the inexplicable.

su0000
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su0000

hi CC==
I really like Ingo Rademacher (Jax).. but I don’t believe he has any intentions of returning to GH outside of the short term stints he seems to be fine with doing every now and then when needed..

yeah, most everyone knew he would be returning to wrap up the story..
And, the total whitewashing of Nell ..

Max Daddee
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Max Daddee

I lack enthusiasm for his return. During the last several years, it’s always been very short-term. And always very predictable. Doesn’t really serve much purpose for the show overall when they bring back characters who’d been regulars for years just for a few weeks here and there.

Alan
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Alan

“And it will be a HUGE payoff for Nelle, Carly, and Sonny.”

Translation: We’re going to ruin Jax’s character by letting him take the fall for this stinker of a storyline so we can redeem fan favorite Nelle and reunite beloved supercouple Sonny and Carly.

Shay
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Shay

BINGO!!!!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

It comes as no surprise. it was intimated when Jax came back last time that he was wary of Nell and holding a secret; so yes…he probably did whatever he could to buy that kidney to save his daughter.

k/kay
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k/kay

Yep done with the show Ajax was a great character I have had it with this bunch OLTL got cancelled they need to deal with it and quit trying to recreate it. UGH!

k/kay
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k/kay

Jax sorry I hate my IPad jumps!

Alan
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Alan

While I totally buy the idea of Jax doing whatever it took to get a kidney for his daughter, it is a stretch that with all his money and the immediate fear of losing his child Jax would think “hey, I should waste precious time looking up Carly’s estranged adoptive father she hasn’t seen in over two decades and see if he’s fathered any non-biological siblings during that time that could be a possible donor match.” To sell this story I’m assuming Jean and Shelly will go with a retconned memory of Jax remembering that he saw one of the… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Good questions, Alan, but let’s wait and see if any of those are answered when Jax gets back to town. We know he can be ruthless in business; that’s how he was portrayed when he was introduced years ago. So, he probably dug up whatever he could…perhaps there’s a secret that hasn’t been revealed. Either way he probably used Carly’s name or forged a letter…something…without Carly’s knowledge.

As for Benson not showing up…Jax is way wealthier than Carly/Sonny. I’m sure Jax compensated him quite well for his silence/absence.

rose
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rose

Rebecca….Thought I would add to your list of two “little Napolean” gangsters from film who possibly played the roles better than the real ones…Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney. Or at least made them more entertaining than real life. And “Oh,” I am so, so ready for the Morgan story from Carly and Sonny to be over. I feel bad for Morgan, and for Carly and Sonny’s pain and mourning. But enough is enough is enough from both of the latter. Especially since they had him farmed out to private school for much of his younger life.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Hey Rose…better???? Hope so!!!!

Also hope you see this response; couldn’t find a place under your name to reply. Yes! LOL..two other good examples.

I’ll trade you one Morgan for one Carly. I actually find her more grating than Sonny. Not Laura Wright; great actress. But I just can’t stand Carly. Wanna slap the smug off of her.

Let’s hope our PBS shows won’t go the way of decency, compassion, meals on wheels, normalcy, healthcare…basic human values, on and on and on. We NEED culture to escape this madness, n’est pas?

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Hey there, Rebecca,
Agreed–Jax was indeed stunning.
PS And thanks so very much for inquiring about my mother–and me! Mother is now stable medically–her doctor saw her this past Thursday–said her heart and lungs sounded good: she’s come back from that 2-wk. fight with institutional pneumonia–and such a fighter at 95! And I’m in a much better place with that news. Take care.

rose
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rose

Rebecca…Am home and feeling a lot better. Thanks for asking. Still a ways to go. Thank goodness for soaps in the afternoon. Luckily there was TCM’s tribute to Robert Osborne with great interviews. In one interview he mentioned he actually started his acting career in a soap called “Unmarrieds” Have you heard of it? I couldn’t find any info on it. And then for real life drama I watched most of the 5 hr House Intelligence hearing, and was riveted to the questions and testimony that could rival any soap (except maybe Victor). I’m sure you heard what happened so… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

Sorry about your leg, too, rebecca.
Yeah, my husband told me the calf muscle gets ‘lazy’ , LOL. Gotta work that muscle.

Celia
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Celia

Yes. Jax will be the fall guy, and Nelle will be redeemed.

Celia
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Celia

@Timmm.
You’re right. No one can hold a candle to Helena. I still wonder if she’s really dead.
Why are they reintroducing Jakey’s time with her?is she coming back through flasbacks, as a spirit or human form?
I hope this story leads somewhere positive and is finally put to bed, and not brought back for naught.

Timmm
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Timmm

Helle will be redeemed!

robbie
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robbie

Perfectly stated

Sue M.
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Sue M.

Never really cared for Jax. Not one of my favorite characters on GH…

Celia
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Celia

Same here, Sue, albrit I have only seen him in short stints. I don’t find him good looking, either, as many do.

Timmm
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Timmm

He is a good actor and when he has scenes with Alexis and Carly, they always pay off.

Shay
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Shay

He lost his luster long ago for me…

Celia
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Celia

@Timmm.
Maybe so, my Timmmy. He just doesn’t do it for me. I love, tall dark and drop dead gorgeous…white teeth and all. LOL.
Seriously, though, I know he’s a great actor. I can easily read his expressions….so, if an actor can do that, he’s worth a zillion. I was strictly talking about his looks.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Alas, guess you didn’t see him in his halcyon days at GH. He was very handsome and his story with Brenda was romantic–great actor, also.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Hi Nancy…hope all is as good as it can be with your mom and that you’re hanging in there.

Agree regarding Ingo/Jax. While he’s still very good-looking “back in the day” he was beyond stunning.

jeffrie
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jeffrie

So disappointed in the Nelle reveal!!!Jax return will just make the Jake non kidney donner Nelle kidney donner story wrap up and make us dislike him even more then in previous returns!If we were really lucky when he leaves he will take crazy Nelle with him!!!

Celia
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Celia

I know, jeffrie. Nelle’s reveal was a disappointmrnt because we feel let down. I expected this mind-blowing revelation….a secret that would have moved the earth….unless something devasting is forthcoming, we can chuck this story up on the shelf, next to Fluke.

Shay
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Shay

Yes, CeeCeeGirl….We’ll just file under “C” this latest installment of GH “Clusters”…… Now there’s “ClusterNelle” to be added to “ClusterFluke” along with all the many other ones that fall somewhere in-between F and N, not to mention A to Z….

k/kay
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k/kay

Must need the money no way would I come back and let these writers throw me under the bus. He was a great character now he is a pawn being used to prop up Sonny and Carly I quit Days years ago because of writers done here .

dante williams
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dante williams

I suspected Jax had a lot to answer for in this Nelle mess; because he looked guilty as Australian hell each time he reappeared and Nelle was either shown or mentioned. I knew he was hiding something, but I knew that Jax is the type to do even the wrong thing out of love so how could I not forgive and welcome him back, especially his ocean blue eyes? I love when someone is hot AND can act; still a special commodity in actors and actresses to this day. I’m also happy that they give him more than one story… Read more »

dante williams
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dante williams

Also I must mention I would love if Bobbie were used even more, because she is the Spencer matriarch and I know she will do anything to protect her family, just like the other Spencers. They could take this time to add Jax permanently and also give Bobbie, Mac, Felicia, Epiphany, Diane, Felix, Lucas and Brad, otherwise known as the cast that mostly lives their lives off screen when their connections are stronger than half the weaker characters that half been propped to death by every character on the show that we actually care about, and still don’t work! The… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

@Dante Williams….But how well you rant! I really enjoyed the entire tangent….especially your point about Dr. O.!!!!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

LOL…I have to say I don’t usually have the patience to read extremely long comments…particularly with no paragraphs but I found your rants rather riveting!

Hahahha…Good show. Ummmm…you. Not GH. Well,not true… GH, too. 😉

Kimmy
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Kimmy

I have always loved Jax! If only they would give him a good, juicy story line!! One can dream…

su0000
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su0000

………. We All know Jax did it …
No surprise here, nope ..

Jimmy
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Jimmy

This entire Nelle story has been a total flop. Aside from the performances by Chloe Lanier and Laura Wright this week, there has been nothing interesting about this story. Months of Nelle staring at letters, playing with that damn baby rattle, and giving Carly side-eye behind her back was becoming intolerable. And the reveal doesn’t even make sense! Frank Benson was not Carly’s biological father, so why would Carly reach out to him for Nelle’s kidney? How would she know it could be a match when Nelle and Joss aren’t blood related? If Nelle did her own research into the… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Jimmy, what an awesome idea, having Nina and Jax with a past. And Nelle and Nina would have some amazing scenes together!

Celia
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Celia

Yes, I love that idea….Nina and Jax with a jarring past. But, Nina was dormant for most of her life. And, from what we were led to believe, she was madly in love with her husband….her world revolved around him and she climbed mountains to be with him.
Actually, I still believe Kiki is hers. If TPTB can incorporate that with Jimmy’s theory, then I’ll buy the the story.
The timeline needs to fit. When and how did Jax and Nina meet? And, most importantly, WHY!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Jax and Nina would make a striking couple visually…but as I’ve said many times, I think it would be totally out of character for Jax to abandon any child of his. I don’t think he’d stay away, and I think if he found out Nell was his he’d seek her out, talk to her and explain the situation…that she could save her sister’s life. I’m not saying the writers couldn’t write it the way you described but I’d find fault for the reasons I just cited. Good post, though and if Jax were a different type of man I think… Read more »

k/kay
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k/kay

This is a rewrit a destruction of a once great character very sad next Jelly will decide Robin is not Roberts daughter but Valentin’s just watch their path of destruction with old Frankie saying Hell yes

Anne
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Anne

No

Susan
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Susan

I’m not looking forward to Jax accepting the entire blame for the entire Nell situation.

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

Let’s hope that his return is permanent, and a reunion between Jax and Carly (Laura Wright) immediately happens!

elm1951
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elm1951

i don’t want ingo coming back so tptb/writers can throw him under the bus just so they can have an ending to this sleep-fest of a story line…………….

Keffen
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Keffen

What about him with Sam!!

k/kay
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k/kay

Lordy I wish I had you guys doing my essays when I was in school! Get over it they are cooked they are done the spitting the overacting is over? God bless America

CJ
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CJ

Let him stay GONE. Weak actor!

General Hospital

GH’s Chad Duell and Y&R’s Courtney Hope Tie the Knot in Steampunk Style Wedding in Front of Castmates and Loved Ones

Overnight, images began to circulate, as well as plenty of congratulations abound, for General Hospital’s Chad Duell (Michael) and The Young and the Restless’ Courtney Hope (Sally) as the two officially became husband and wife on Saturday night.

As we previously reported, the couple were set for their nuptials this weekend, and from what has been posted, Chad and Courtney had a steampunk-themed and styled wedding, and both wore red.

Many of their castmates and colleagues were in attendance including: General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny,), Laura Wright (Carly), Wes Ramsey (Peter), Eden McCoy (Josslyn), Katelyn MacMullen (Willow), and series executive producer, Frank Valentini, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke), Annika Noelle (Hope), Patrika Darbo (Ex-Shirley) and Katrina Bowden (Flo), and The Young and the Restless’ Tracey Bregman (Lauren), Hunter King (Ex-Summer), and more.

The outdoor evening nuptials held in Malibu, California were shares on Courtney Hope’s Instagram story, and Laura Wright also posted several photos of the attendees on her IG.

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Pictured with Eden McCoy and Wes Ramsey, Wright enthused on the big night for her TV son, Chad Duell: “Tonight was an amazing night #TilDeath #GHBaby #Dope #Daytimefamily #steampunk”

In addition, Katherine Kelly Lang posted the first dance of newlyweds, Chad and Courtney, on her IG. 

Now, share your congratulations to Chad and Courtney via the comment section below.

 

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Stars React to Alec Baldwin Fatally Shooting Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins & Injuring Director, Joel Souza, In Prop Gun Mishap On Set of ‘Rust’

UPDATED: Over the last 24 hours, the entertainment world has been stunned, by the horrific incident that took place on the set of the western drama Rust, while it was shooting scenes in New Mexico.

What is known is that Alec Baldwin (Ex-The Doctors, Knots Landing) discharged a prop gun that killed Director of Photography, Halyna Hutchins and injured director, Joel Souza.  The film also stars Frances Fisher (Ex-Edge of Night) and Jensen Ackles (Ex-Days of our Lives). Baldwin is also a producer on the film.

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According to Variety, the prop gun contained a “live single round,” according to an email sent by IATSE Local 44 to its membership.

On Friday, Alec Baldwin made a statement via Twitter on his Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation Twitter feed, expressing: “There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours. I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.”

Yesterday, The Sante Fe Sheriff’s Departments originally shared that “Hutchins, 42, and Souza, 48 were shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin.  Ms. Hutchins was transported, via helicopter, to University of New Mexico Hospital where she was pronounced dead by medical personnel. Mr. Souza was transported by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical center where he was undergoing treatment for his injuries. This investigation remains open and active. No charges have been filed in regard to this incident. Witnesses continue to be interviewed by detectives.”

This morning, Frances Fisher revealed in a twitter conversation with Patricia Arquette, that director Joel Souza had been released from the hospital.  Meanwhile, photographs of a distraught Baldwin emerged following the shooting.

Photo: New Mexican

The news of the Baldwin prop gun incident, isn’t the first time something like this has happened. Jon-Erik Hexum was killed on October 18, 1984, on the set of the TV show Cover Up when he accidentally shot himself in the head with a gun loaded with blanks. Then, in 1993, Brandon Lee, the son of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, died from a prop gun accident on the set of The Crow by a cast member.

As the news made its way through the entertainment community and mainstream news, several soap stars shared their reactions to the fatal shooting accident.

General Hospital’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan) expressed: “Feeling so sad for everyone involved in the tragedy on the #RustMovie set. I do know the film was staffed with experienced, thoughtful professionals. Please, let’s wait until we have the facts. Nothing positive will come from passing judgement or casting aspersions before then.”

General Hospital and Dynasty’s Emma Samms (Holly, Fallon) shared on her friend Jon-Erik Hexum’s death: This AWFUL tragedy on #Rust is unfathomable to me. If all on-set protocols were being adhered to, how, on earth, could it have happened? After what happened to Brandon Lee and my dear friend Jon-Erik Hexam, the firearm protocols became incredibly strict. I was told (when I was with him at the hospital afterwards) that Jon-Erik had been working with a completely empty gun all morning. A blank (still very dangerous) was loaded and then immediately there was a delay. Exhausted, he was allowed to fall asleep – loaded gun in hand. hey woke him, but there was immediately another delay. Jon-Erik put the gun to his head, forgetting it now contained a blank, (because he had just woken up) and jokingly pulled the trigger. He was not the kind of person to play around with a loaded gun. #fortherecord”

We will continue to post reactions and update this story.

What are your thoughts on the fatal shooting on the set of Rust? Comment below.  How can this not happen again, so everyone is safe in this working environment when ‘dangerous’ props are called for or used to make a movie or a TV show?

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General Hospital

Courtney Hope Gets Marriage Advice From Her Y&R Co-Stars Ahead of Her Wedding to GH’s Chad Duell

This weekend, The Young and the Restless Courtney Hope (Sally), is set to walk down the aisle and marry the love of her life, General Hospital’s Chad Duell (Michael).  The nuptials are to take place this Saturday, October 23rd according to the wedding planner Zola.

Ahead of the popular soap duo’s vows, Courtney asked some of her Y&R co-stars advice, but as their characters in a very cute Instagram video on The Young and the Restless IG account with the accompanying text: “Marriage advice you don’t normally hear… as told by the #YR stars 😉 A special thank you to our real-life bride-to-be @TheCourtneyHope for asking! 😂”

Participating are: Peter Bergman (Jack), Amelia Heinle (Victoria), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis), Mishael Morgan (Amanda), Christian LeBlanc (Michael, Eileen Davidson (Ashley), Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe), and Christel Khalil (Lily).

In terms of advice, Amelie Heinle told Hope, “As Victoria Newman, I would say that you need to marry a man that is not going to be around for very long, and especially if he has a lot of money.”

Christel Khalil offered up some Lily marital suggestions: “Don’t let your husband let you think that he’s dead and that you’ve slept with a ghost!”

As for Courtney and Chad, the couple had been dating for five years, and this past Valentine’s Day, they became engaged.

Please share your well-wishes to Courtney and Chad as they embark on their life together via the comment section below, and let us know what you think of the marital advice given to Hope from the citizens of Genoa City.  

You can check out the video below, and then take a look back at our interview with the duo on the red carpet back at the 46th annual Daytime Emmys Awards.

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