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Y&R's Jeanne Cooper In Critical Condition! Corbin Bernsen Asks For Prayers!

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It has been a rollercoaster ride for fans, colleagues, The Young and the Restless, and family, and for soap legend Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) herself, who is right now in the fight of her life, as her medical condition has once again worsened according to her son, actor/director Corbin Bernsen in his latest facebook post.

Corbin related:  “Purgatory. Best way I can describe an indescribable day. Waiting… with swings toward the Peace of Heaven and the Fires of Hell and everything in between. And choices. Choices I never wanted to be faced with. Highs and Lows. At one point mom “left the building” – yes, she was gone, only to come back through the front door, kicking and screaming. A Doctor remarked, “I’ve been in this situation a thousand times before and have NEVER seen this!” The fighter is out of her corner, amazing us all. Okay, enough with descriptive BS… Long story short, rough, rough day. She’s back to square one. I don’t want to disclose at this point the specific “illness” though I’m sure many of you are curious. But I don’t want a thousand comments about that. Not at this point. In time I will share it all. Just know that she is back in critical condition and needs your continued prayers. As for me. Honestly, I’m a bit lost, in this place – this purgatory – of truly being unsure where we are headed or what is best for her. I also toil with my choices and wonder if they are for me, for all of us… or truly for her. I’m in a haze of uncertainty about that and will be reflecting on it this evening, praying for guidance. In my heart, I see future, I see a fight and though I don’t know the quality of that future I can’t deny the sanctity of life. A tremendous battle raging inside. I wish I could have better news, or simply be more clear, but these words are a reflection of my state of mind. God Bless you all for your kindness here.”

I know how many of our On-Air On-Soaps fans love Y&R and Jeanne!  Now is the time to send your continued show of love and prayers to Mrs. C!  We will keep you updated throughout the day with any more news on Jeanne’s condition.

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Continued love, prayers and positive thoughts be sent up on behalf of Jeanne, the whole family, and those taking care of her.

Same here!

Amazing Actress…..Praying for her..

I could hardly watch her scenes as Mrs. C yesterday, knowing they will possiby be among her final ones. But for her family’s sake I pray for either an amazing recovery or for her to find peace in the next life. I will always hold her in my heart as one of the great ladies of show business.

Agree. I have watched her as Mrs. C since the first day Y & R aired. Cannot imagine the show without her. Prayers for Beautiful Jeanne.

Praying for your mother in this fight for life. I also am praying for you and your family that whatever decision God lays on your heart , that will have Peace beyond all understanding.
God Bless

Cprbin…….I will continue to keep your beloved Mom in my thoughts and prayers, as well as your entire family! She truly is a legend! Much love coming her way!!!

Sending Love and Prayers to you and your Family . May God lay his loving hand’s upon your Mom and give you the Strength to carry on , God Bless

Wow what can i say you have been a part of my life for so many years i feel like i know you. Sending lots of prayers your way. Lord give her son strength as he faces this give him wisdom and please let Jeanne feel the love of all her fans, GET WELL WE NEED YOU.

I will keep Jeanne and her family in my prayers.

Sending heartfelt wishes! XOXO

continued thoughts & prayers for the lovely Mrs C!!!!

we will sure miss her. she is a good actress! god bless you all! hope better days ahead!

I pray for her everyday

I am sending Jeanne Cooper my thoughts and prayers… May God Bless her during this trying time… As one of her biggest fans I would also like to express my prayers to her family…..

Prayers Are Sent To You Jeanne Cooper, Please Hang In There For Your Family And Friends As Well As All Your Fans!!! May God Be Watching Over You At This Time In Your Life!!!!!!!!!!

Jeanne Cooper has always shown us that the terms “lady” and “fighter” are not mutually exclusive. If anyone can battle her way back to health, she can. And she’ll look great doing it.

My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends ..and as a fan …I love u “Mrs C”! …godspeed

praying for jeanne millions have faith that you are strong and God will heal you we know that you are a fighter we also have a prayer page for you here is the link

God Bless You Corbin,for theses are the hardest day’s of your life..Have faith and keep asking God to do what he think’s that is right at this time..You and your Family are in my prayer’s…

I hate this for you and your mom (aka Mrs. C). I will continue to pray!

Ms. Cooper, if it’s your time to leave us, thank you for providing us with years of outstanding entertainment. It’s ok to find peace in wanting to let go. It may be hard on those you leave behind, but they will cherish the memories of you and be grateful for having you in their life. I recently lost my dad, he knew it was time and was at peace with it. I pray you are at peace too and know that your loved ones love you very much as do your adoring fans. God bless you and I do hope you pull through this latest hurdle!

Sending out nothing but gods blessing and positive energy.

Sending her love, light, healing, and prayers! And to her family and friends also!

My thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family.

No words………

My prayers and Angels are to Ms. Cooper and to her Family. I can’t not imagine watching Y&R without her. …..So” Mrs. Chandler, you keep fighting and stop leaving the Building!!!!” and of course Ms.Cooper you do the same. Prayer for Strength and willpower to recover.

Sending prayers and support to Jeanne and her entire family. We love you.

Ohhhhh Noooo…not good!! 🙁
Hang in there Mrs. C….show them what you’re made of and keep up the fight beautiful lady….we LOVE you and want you back! ♥
Sending POSITVIE VIBES and SPECIAL PRAYERS to and to the whole family…what is happening sure isn’t an easy thing to go through…my heart is going out to all of you’s!! 🙁

Corbin, My heart is breaking for you. I know how you feel and what you are going through. I know you will have the strength to know what is right for your Mom. I have watched her for so long, even when she played in some of my favorite westerns. I have admired her for a long time. My prayers are with her and you and the rest of your family. God Bless you all.

What ever the Lord has in store for this most gracious, strong lady & her family, you are much loved, prayed for, & missed every day….

bless your heart.. i know it is so heart breaking to go through this but god will help you!!! blessings to you and of course your sweet mother!

My thoughts and prayers and good wishes are with Jeanne and her family!!!

Corbin, this is for your familiy. I know that the father in heaven is surrounding your mom as we speak. He is a merciful god of love and understanding. I will pray for your mother and your whole family because things like this takes a toll. I love Jeanne Cooper as though she were a part of my own family. Keep the faith and never let go of Jehovah’s loving hand.

My heart is full of sadness for this recent turn of events. I hope Jeanne will again recover, this time fully. Sending more healing thoughts…

May God be with Ms. Cooper during this difficult time…she is a fighter and inspiration to many. Prayers for you and your family…

Heavenly Father, please bless and keep Jeanne Cooper in your prayers as she is fighting for her life!!! Would love for her to get better and back to work at Y&R!

may god bless you all and my prayers are with aka mrs chancellor.god bless all her friends as well on young and the restless…..and god bless her son as well….keep your head up god will be there for both of you……luv your fan for over 30 some years……cheryl busch of buffalo ny

May God Bless Jeanne & family through their diffcult time..I lost one of my parents & thought I would die from the hurt but I didn’t God helped me thru & prayers to you..

Sending out prayers and love to you, Corbin! And Jeanne, we love you, and sending you prayers, too! We need our Mrs. C.back!

Was excited to hear Jeanne went home and health seemed to get better… So sorry to hear that her condition relapsed. She is and will always be an icon and I pray that she pulls through this latest misfortune. SENDING PRAYERS AND POSITIVE VIBES TO JEANNE AND HER ENTIRE FAMILY ♥

She is a great lady and a damn good fighter. My thoughts and prayers are with Jeanne and her family – God Bless

Praying for you Mrs. C. Thank you for all the great years you worked and made Y & R such a success. Prayers for all of Y & R cast what a great lady and with Corbin. I have watched her from the beginning and truly feel like I am loosing a friend, she is right up there with Lucille Ball in my book. God be with you all, Love Y & R.

My she get stronger in gods care and keep Corbin and family strong.

So sad for such an amazing talent!!! Sending love and energy to her and the family!!!

May God bless Mrs.C we have her in our prayers, we hold her close in our hearts as we do you, this we understand is very hard for you in thesr times.


Loved her since I was a kid and saw her guesting (twice) on The Big Valley. She and Barbara Stanwyck were quite the acting match. Prayers for Jeanne.

Prayers going up now.

my thoughts and prayers are with MRS, I love her so much on the young and restless ( please hang in there Mrs.C.

my thoughts and prayers are with MRS,C.. I love her so much on the young and restless ( please hang in there Mrs.C.

my thoughts and prayers are with MRS,C.. I love her so much on the young and restless ( please hang in there Mrs.C.)

Thank you so much for the updates. Breaks my heart that the beautiful and feisty Ms. Cooper has to go through this fight. I am also thinking of your family/friends and fans who all love Jeanne so much!!! God bless you and I will continue praying for Ms. Jeanne and all of you. God’s will be done..Peace and Love be with you all <3 Much Love!!! <3

General Hospital

General Hospital Co-Stars Share Their Grief and Mourn the Loss of Johnny Wactor

There has been an outpouring of grief, sadness and remembrances for former General Hospital actor, Johnny Wactor (ex-Brando Corbin 2020-2022), who the world learned was shot and killed on Saturday in a senseless theft and act of gun violence.

As previously reported, Wactor was only 37-years-old. The incident, as told by Wactor’s mother to TMZ, which ultimately took his life, occurred when three individuals attempted to steal the catalytic converter from Johnny’s car. Once alerted to the situation. Wactor did not try to stop or interfere in the theft but the unidentified suspects shot him anyway and then got a way.

Many of Johnny’s former GH castmates took to social media in the last several hours with heartbreaking and touching words on the loss of Wactor. Here are just some below, and Michael Fairman TV will continue to update these remembrances as they are posted.

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Sofia Mattsson (Sasha) – My heart is so utterly broken… Johnny was the absolute best. So genuine. So caring. Incredibly hard working and humble. With a huge heart that spread so much kindness and joy. He always made sure everyone around him felt seen, heard and loved. I admire the man he was so much and I’m a better person for having known him. We shared so many special moments, both on and off screen, and I will forever cherish them deeply in my heart. You will be so incredibly missed Johnny… I’m sure you’re already busy taking care of everyone up there.”

Chad Duell (Michael): “Some POS scum taking the life of someone who’s making something of themselves, and an amazing person. So disgusting and infuriating. Don’t know what else to say.. just so wrong.”

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Jon Lindstrom (Kevin): “When the tears slow down, I am literally sick to my stomach at this news. Johnny was one of those rare young men in this business who was kind, unassuming, humble, and always thought about other people. A talented young guy who just wanted to share that talent with the world. I wish I had enough love to fill the hole that his loved ones must feel right now, but I know that’s impossible. Johnny will be missed on this plane. For a long time to come. R.I.P.”

Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis): “An absolutely inconceivable, enraging & senseless tragedy. Johnny was a lovely man. Condolences to his family & friends. May they find eventual peace & may his memory be a blessing.”

Finola Hughes (Anna): “Gutted…. 🕊️ sending my deepest condolences to his family 🤍 I feel I must add to this post. The shock is so terrible, for such a genuine young man to be taken so violently. I am incredibly sad for his family. He was a very hardworking person, kind and extremely respectful to his fellow cast members. I am so sorry for his loss 🤍 Johnny Wactor xxx”

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Kirsten Storms (Maxie): “I’m in a state of disbelief and complete sadness. I don’t typically do posts like this, but Johnny was such a special person and it feels important (for me) to put these words out there. To Johnny’s mother and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine what you must be feeling right now. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Johnny was one of those rare “real individuals” that you almost never come across. I was fortunate enough to have some really good conversations with him where we discussed things I don’t typically open up about. For some reason, we talked about the deep stuff. He was a safe space for those conversations and, in turn, he would talk about his life. He genuinely cared about people and their journeys in life. During his time on GH I witnessed him work hard and truly have respect for every single person in our building. I just cannot believe that his life was stolen from him the way it was. My heart hurts. RIP Johnny”

Bonnie Burroughs (ex-Gladys): “I am heartbroken and sickened by this terrible loss. Johnny I love you. My heart breaks for your real mom and your whole family. The world is darker now.”

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Ashton Arbab (ex-Dev): “Absolutely heartbroken while typing this. Johnny Wactor was not only my tv dad for more than 25 episodes on General Hospital but he was a great human, a kind soul, an inspiration and a one of a kind actor. May your soul rest in peace. Heaven gained an Angel.”

Perry Chen (Brad): Johnny Wactor was a beautiful, beautiful soul. So talented. As you can see from the promo clip, always up for anything. Funny as all heck. Fit as all hell but also loved ice cream and ate all the junk I did as well. We all were cheated of many years with him.

Kelly Thiebaud (ex-Britt):  “Johnny Wactor, you were one of the good ones. I’m so sorry this happened to you. RIP”

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William deVry (ex-Julian): “Honestly, words can’t begin 2 express the sadness with which 2 convey my feelings towards losing another GH Alum. The senselessness of this lose is beyond description. Johnny was such a good guy. Really horrible. RIP Johnny Wactor & much love & comfort to those who loved him.”

Laura Wright (Carly): “In shock. My heart breaks for Johnny’s family. You were an incredible man.”

Kathleen Gati (Obrecht): Another talented, kind and generous General Hospital colleague gone too soon. Deepest condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and fans of Johnny Wactor.”

Cynthia Watros (Nina): “What a kind soul. We lost an amazing man.”

The official General Hospital social media accounts on X and Instagram shared: “The entire General Hospital family is heartbroken to hear of Johnny Wactor’s untimely passing. He was truly one of a kind and a pleasure to work with each and every day. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones during this difficult time.”

What do you think about some of the remembrances of Johnny Wactor as shared by his former GH co-stars and friends af learning he was shot and killed? Comment below.


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‘General Hospital’ Favorite Johnny Wactor Dead at 37

Former General Hospital cast member, Johnny Wactor (ex-Brando Corbin), has died. Wactor’s mother, Scarlett confirmed to TMZ, that her son passed away early Saturday morning on May 25th. He was 37-years-old.

The details surrounding Johnny’s death are harrowing. He was reportedly shot and killed in downtown Los Angeles after three unidentified suspects were allegedly seen trying to steal a catalytic converter from his car,” shared Scarlett. She was also told Johnny didn’t try to fight or stop them. However, the men shot him anyway before taking off and fleeing the scene of the crime.

According to police reports, the paramedics rushed to the scene just after 3 AM PT, but Wactor died on his way to the hospital. At this time, police have not shared the description of the three suspects, but Johnny’s mother, is hoping they will be found soon.

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Wactor made his GH debut in 2020 as Brando and was the son of Gladys Corbin (Bonnie Burroughs). Brando fell in love with Sasha Gilmore ( got married and then the couple lost their premature son, Liam, which tore them both apart. In 2022, Brando was killed by the serial killer, The Hook, which turned to be Heather Webber (Alley Mills).

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One of Johnny’s first acting credits was in 2007 on Lifetime’s Army Wives. He later starred as Johnny in NBC’s Siberia, a supernatural drama filmed in the reality competition series vein. He also had several dramatic guest-starring roles in series such as: Criminal Minds, NCIS, Station 19 and more. As well, on the film side, Wactor had a featured role in 2016’s USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, a World War II drama starring Nicolas Cage and Tom Sizemore. More recently (in 2024), he starred as Marcus in Dead Talk Tales: Volume I.  Wactor was also seen in several national commercials.

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Johnny is survived by his mother and younger brothers, Grant and Lance.

Share your thoughts and condolences for Johnny’s family, and please share your heartfelt remembrances of Johnny, who tragically is now gone too soon, via the comment section below.  Michael Fairman TV will continue to update this developing story.


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General Hospital’s Michael Easton Delivers the ‘Power Performance of the Week’

Last week over several episodes, General Hospital, handed the ball to one of their longstanding MVP’s Michael Easton (Finn), and he took it all the way in for a touchdown. The backdrop was the lead up to, and then the heartbreaking death of Finn’s father, Gregory Chase (played by Gregory Harrison), and its aftermath.

Through it all, Easton gave every scene its weight, made every scene compelling, and brought us, and we are certain many viewers, to tears throughout it. There is no question come Emmy-time 2025, this is one of the performances that must be remembered, and Michael has the scenes for his reel to back that up.

The set-up was coming off of Finn’s brother, Chase’s (Josh Swickard) wedding to Brook Lynn Quartermaine (Amanda Setton). Gregory asked the nuptials be a bit fast-tracked to ensure he could be present for it, for he was suffering from the illness for which there is no cure, ALS.  At the wedding reception, Finn slipped and took a sip of a glass of champagne, which began to break his seven years of sobriety.


Once back from the reception, Finn and his dad, have the ultimate father/son talk, knowing they are on borrowed time. Finn and Gregory have also had a very strained relationship at one point; due to both’s involvement with Jackie Templeton. But with all that behind them, and in the present, Gregory was able to tell Finn how proud he was of him, and Finn said the same to his dad. There were tears, we all bawled, and then it was time to get Gregory ready for bed. Due to his symptoms from ALS, Gregory needs help getting undressed. Finn helps out his dad, before telling him goodnight. Gregory flashes back to his life and seemingly falls asleep, but he never wakes up.


The next morning, Finn finds him cold and dead in his bed and sits on the floor at his dad’s bedside and weeps. Overwhelmed and alone, Finn pours himself a drink from the bottle left as a gift by the Cerullos. He has now lost his sobriety, completely. Things get even tougher for Finn when his daughter, Violet (Jophielle Love) comes home from school and he has to tell her that her grandfather died. He also had to call his brother, who was about to leave on his honeymoon, and tell him the bad news.


After having a bit more to drink, Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) stops by and they have an argument over his drinking and his unwillingness to let her take Violet with her for the night, which puts a strain in their relationship. Later, when Chase and Brook Lynn show up they can both see that Finn hit the bottle. When Chase finally gets some one-on-one time with his brother, he is able to get through to him.

While mourning the loss of his father, Finn realizes he needs to get cleaned up and get to a meeting. For Finn, as he recounted, having to witness the paramedics taking Gregory’s lifeless body with them was something no son wants to see and was more they could bear.

It was all heart-wrenching, beat by beat. Easton gave us all the layers and complexities and took us inside what Finn was feeling and how he was trying to cope with this terrible loss and tragedy. For all of these reasons, and those cited above, Michael Fairman TV names Michael Easton’s work, the Power Performance of the Week.

Now let us know, do you agree with our pick of Michael Easton for his work on GH for ‘Power Performance’ honors? And what moment from the episodes discussed above really brought you to tears the most? Comment below.

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