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Laura Wright Interview – General Hospital – Paley Center For Media

General Hospital’s Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos Jacks) chatted with Michael Fairman at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills celebration of the shows 50th anniversary. Laura talks on the upcoming return of Roger Howarth, Steve Burton as Carly’s best friend Jason not being around for the shows milestone, her Daytime Emmy submission for this year’s race, and what’ next with Michael and A.J. and more!

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Beacon
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Beacon

Carly – best female character in daytime?! No way in hell!!! She’s white trash. Anna Devane is the best character in soap!

TarlyFan
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TarlyFan

be nice Beacon. it was Michael, the owner of this site and this clip, who initiated the “best female character in daytime” comment.

heidi
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heidi

Thank you Micahel!!! Laura is one of my faves and the interiew was great! You almost got her to say Morgan was coming back… but she made a quick save. Can’t wait to see what happens with Roger and Laura’s characters!!! Thank you for asking her about SB/Jason!

heidi
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heidi

They are all mentioning Jason more on GH and I am sensing a recast… unfortunately… I am not excited about ME as Jason. If I had to recast and I love SB and would rather not… I would choose… only if he comes back as Jason Quartermaine and not Morgan… Roger Howarth or Trevor St. John! Please not ME.

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tarlyfan

thank you, Michael, for doing and posting this interview. I love LW’s chemistry with RoHo. I hope they’re paired up again when he returns. I hope LW wins the Emmy again.

rebecca
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rebecca

nice interview…Laura seems down-to-earth. I always find it interesting how the viewer can “suspend their disbelief”…meaning we’re able to get engrossed in a story and a fictional character…even after seeing/hearing/meeting/reading about the actors who portray them. Of course not just in soaps, in all fictional works. I also breathe a sigh of relief…LOL…when I actually like the way an actor comes off in real life.. When I don’t…it ruins whatever story they’re in for me. Thanks Michael!

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karen endres

I love laura wrights character carly,she is strong and knows what she wants! I would love to sip on some red wine at her vineyard with her,keep up the great work on GH

Alyson
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Alyson

Love it!! Laura is THE BEST!! And Carly truly is the best character in daytime!!

tasneem
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tasneem

love Laura andRoger

TarlyFan
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TarlyFan

me too. Can’t wait to see Roger Howarth’s loving Laura Wright on screen again. I’m counting the day until May 10th.

Jenn
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Jenn

Love Laura Wright! She seems so professional and down to earth.

heidi
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heidi

If you check out Soaptown’s Loose Lips column it speculates that RH will be coming back as Alexander Quartermaine who is the son of Alexandria (Alex) Quartermaine and Anthony (Tony) Cassadine. That would be a delicious character that RH would be phenomenal at playing and he could easily get into Carly’s orbit and she could be a Q again down the road. There are other great speculations in this column that are really fun to speculate about. Soon to be five Q’s coming to the Q mansion and two are already in town… I speculate Ellie is a Q and… Read more »

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Ingo Rademacher Speaks Out On His Dismissal From GH Sharing: “I Was Hoping to Play Jax For Another 10 or 25 Years and Unfortunately, That’s Not Going to Happen”

For the first time since he was fired for not adhering to General Hospital’s and Disney/ABC’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate, Ingo Rademacher (Ex-Jax), addressed his exit from the soap opera via an “official video” message on his Instagram account.

Ingo expressed: “I’m sorry that I didn’t put out this video earlier, but this is about thanking you guys, the fans of the show and also the GH crew and cast. I was on the show for 25 years. They were like my family a lot of the people there. I was hoping to play Jax for another 10 or 25 years and unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. I want to thank you guys for sticking with Jax for 25 years and I’m sorry that I’m not there anymore to play Jax, which is still something that I am trying to process  … it’s just kind of crazy.”

Rademacher also took aim at his former co-star, Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) for announcing on Twitter that he was no longer on the show, before he had a chance to do so, which he says was a huge disappointment to him given that they worked together for 25 years.

He went on to say how he appreciated all the positive comments from the fans adding, “A lot of you come on there to say that you’re vaccinated but stand for medical freedom, I love hearing that, because I believe it should be a choice.”  Ingo continued to express his view, “I don’t agree with vaccine mandates or corporations ever being able to mandate a vaccine to keep your job.”

The actor closed with another nod to the viewers of GH adding, “Thank you so much for supporting me for 25 years. I will have more news later on, but for now, just wanted to thank all of you amazing fans. Thank you.”

You can watch Rademacher’s full statement via his IG post below.  Then, let us know what you thought of Ingo’s long-awaited exit message in the comment section.

 

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Kristina Wagner Shares She’s Back On Contract at General Hospital

This past week, General Hospital fans were thrilled with the news that longtime fan favorite, Kristina Wagner (Felicia) was on her way back to the soap opera to tape new episodes.  However on Saturday, the actress shared even bigger news.  She is back on contract at the ABC daytime drama series.

Kristina revealed via her Instagram: “I’m pleased to announce I just finished my first work week on contract with General Hospital. The good people there have made it a well oiled machine. I’m so impressed with the way they navigate the Covid protocols. It’s not easy but we’ll worth it. We’ve got some fun storylines coming up. I’ve been thrown in the middle of a current storyline and I think Felicia’s part in it gives it some color. Stay tuned!”

Earlier in the week on Tuesday via Twitter, Kristina expressed: “Tomorrow I head back to work on General Hospital! Lucky me. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of that family once again. Here we go. More to come. Felicia Scorpio rides again.”

Wagner began her GH role as Felicia Cummings, the Aztec princess back in 1984 and has appeared on and off the show since then.

So what storyline do you think Felicia will get thrown into? Will she return to Port Charles to help Maxie (Kirsten Storms)?  Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

 

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Laura Wright and Kelly Thiebaud Deliver One-Two Punch as Britt & Carly Grieve the Loss of Jason

When General Hospital goes for the emotional jugular, it is very often top-notch daytime drama, and that was on full display through Tuesday and Wednesday’s episode of the ABC daytime drama series in key scenes as the news of Jason’s ‘death’ hit Port Charles.

In the wake of Steve Burton’s (Ex-Jason) dismissal from the show for not adhering to the vaccine mandate, it did open up the story and provide for a huge fallout for those who loved the mob hitman.

In the end, it was Carly (Laura Wright) and Britt (Kelly Thiebaud), who seemingly felt the loss the hardest.  Initially, upon learning how Jason ‘died’ helping Britt locate her mother, Liesl (Kathleen Gati), a defiant Carly blamed Britt for Jason never coming home.

In Wednesday’s episode, we saw how Carly and Britt tried to cope with the knowledge that Jason was buried under a rubble in a cave, with no sign of life, or his body found.

Overwhelmed with grief, Carly heads to the footbridge to be close to the spirit of Jason and to mourn him as tears flow.  She is stunned to see Britt show up there, too.  Carly is surprised that Britt even knew about the bridge that Jason had rebuilt thank to a generous donation from him.  Britt tells Carly that she and Jason had a lot of time to talk while they were on the run.  After Carly explains that Jason was her person and had been her other half, Britt offers to leave. S he expresses that she thought coming to the bridge would make her feel closer to Jason.

Then, in a heartbreaking moment, Britt assures Carly that she blames herself for what happened to Jason and hates herself.  Then, Carly has a moment of clarity that Jason would want her to forgive Britt.  Generous thoughts never come naturally to Carly, but Jason always set her straight on how to handle life’s most difficult situations.

In the final moments of the episode, with both women in tears, Britt moves to the center of the bridge with her arm around Carly, after Carly tells her she doesn’t want her to go.  The two stand together bonded over the man they both loved.

These scenes were masterfully played by Laura Wright and Kelly Thiebaud. They were gut-wrenching, powerful, and sad all at the same time.  We think many viewers needed several hankies during these scenes.

So, what did you think of the Carly and Britt bridge scenes …. and the work of Laura and Kelly? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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