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Steve Burton and Maurice Benard Together Again!

Hey General Hospital fans! We have some exciting news for you. Who could forget the legendary bromance between General Hospital’s Sonny Corinthos, and his right hand man, mob enforcer, Jason Morgan? The two have been a team since Jason Quartermaine was in an accident caused by his brother AJ while under the influence, and became Jason Morgan. Sonny took him under his wing, and the rest is history.

Since Steve Burton left General Hospital in 2012, he has been greatly missed by fans and co-stars alike. Steve Burton and his family moved out to Tennessee and no longer reside near GH family and friends like Maurice. The two stars will be together again very soon! Steve Burton and Maurice Benard will be teaming up for a LIVE Webinar to benefit Ourbravest.org (Steve Burton’s donation) and The Bipolar Foundation Ibpf.org (Maurice Benard’s donation).

This event will be presented by 70X7 Marketing Group. It will take place on Sunday, October 5th. For full information and ticket purchasing please visit app.websonair.com

 

Welcome Home Jason Morgan!

Jason Morgan (Billy Miller) is eager to bust out of his chamber where Victor Cassadine (Thaao Penghlis) is keeping him captive. Victor has big plans for Mr. Morgan. He wants to use Jason’s strength and skills that he has developed over the years from being Sonny’s (Maurice Benard) mob enforcer to his advantage.

According to General Hospital rumors, it has been said that Robin Scorpio Drake (Kimberly McCullough) and the new Jason Morgan (Billy Miller) will escape from Crichton-Clark, but not without a price. Robin and Jason have been rumored to be involved in a serious accident which will ultimately change the look of Jason’s face.

It is unsure if they will actually go there, and play the plastic surgery card. Many General Hospital actors have come and gone and been replaced in the past without the need of explain their new look. If General Hospital rumors are correct, and Jason has had some sort of reconstructive surgery, what will this mean when it comes to being reunited with his loved ones? Who will recognize him, and who will turn him away? At this point, it isn’t even certain that Jason Morgan wants to be found. General Hospital spoilers indicated that Jason’s wife Sam Morgan (Kelly Monaco) goes closer to Robin’s husband, Patrick Drake. When Jason returns to Port Charles, perhaps he will find Sam has moved on with Patrick and decide to keep his true identity to himself. Then, only Robin would know the truth about who he really is.

This coming week, General Hospital spoilers prepare GH fans for off the charts drama and excitement. The suspense is immeasurable when it comes to those who are involved with the Crichton-Clark Clinic.

Watch General Hospital this week to find out if Robin and Jason make a clean get away!

 

 

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Will Luke Save His Daughter Lulu Before Stavros Has His Way?

The Spencer/Cassadine war has been ongoing for decades. The Cassadines have a sick obsession with Luke Spencer (Tony Geary) and his family and just won’t leave them alone. No matter how many times Luke is victorious in bring down a member of the Cassadine Clan, they always seem to resurface.

Last year, when Stavros kidnapped Lulu (Emme Rylan), he had plans for the two to be married and start a family. Well all his plans were foiled when Lulu was rescued by her family. Nothing would stop Luke, Laura (Genie Francis), and Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) from coming to her aid and saving her from the crazed Cassadine. The battle wasn’t easy, and nothing is ever final when it comes to the Cassadines, especially Helena (Constance Towers) and Stavros (Robert Kelker-Kelly). Although they were “killed” a Cassadine never really dies. Stavros’ body was frozen and now brought back to life by Victor Cassadine (Thaao Penghlis). Victor couldn’t do it alone, however. Dr. Robin Scorpio Drake (Kimberly McCullough) was forced to help Victor bring Stavros back from the dead in exchange for being able to help her best friend, Jason Morgan (Steve Burton/Billy Miller) at the same time. Of course Victor didn’t live up to his end of the bargain entirely. He only wanted Jason to be used as their medical miracle guinea pig, and never really expected he would be able to go home to his wife, Sam Morgan (Kelly Monaco) and son Danny.

Luke has been kidnapped, drugged, and help captive at a facility called Miscavige, the place where Heather Webber spent some time in the psych ward. Whoever kidnapped Luke, stole his identity, his face, his life. It has been several months since the real Luke Spencer has been absent from the lives of his loved ones, while the impostor Luke would walk around the town of Port Charles making everyone believe that he was the same old Luke. People are starting to catch on to Luke’s odd behavior. Little Spencer Cassadine (Nicholas Bechtel) already overheard Luke threatening his uncle Sonny (Maurice Benard), Ava Jerome (Maura West) has seen Luke as her ‘boss’ but knows it isn’t really him… Julian (William DeVry) knows that the fake Luke is actually someone he was in the WPP with a while back. After Tracy (Jane Elliot) has been trying to get in touch with Luke over the disappearance of his daughter Lulu, she starts to sniff out the fishy situation. She knows that Luke would never ignore the fact that Lulu was in danger.

Will Luke be rescued or break free on his own in time to save Lulu from Cassadine control? Stavros has BIG plans for Lulu Spencer Falconeri and Luke may be the only one who can save her. Come October, we will know who the fake Luke really is… perhaps he will be revealed just in time, before Stavros does the unthinkable to Lulu.

 

The General Hospital and Y&R Saga

It seems as though the General Hospital fans cannot seem to put down the Steve Burton story. It should be simple, right? Steve Burton left his role as Jason Morgan after 21 years because he moved to Tennessee for his family. At this point, we all wish it was that simple. This has been an ongoing saga for months on end now. After leaving General Hospital, it was shockingly announced that Steve Burton was joining the cast of The Young and the Restless as Dylan. Fans were outraged and accused Steve of plotting this with friend Jill Farren Phelps over at Y&R all along. Burton has already made numerous attempts to convince the fans that was not the case but for some reason some of the fans just cannot let it go.Not only is Steve getting grief from his devoted General Hospital fans who have felt abandoned by their favorite daytime actor, he is also receiving some negativity from the Y&R fans. Y&R fans claim that ever since Burton arrived the show revolves around his character Dylan, fans calling it “The Dylan Show.”

In regard to the entire issue with GH and Y&R fans, Steve explained what actually is going on, he said, “Listen, without the fans we don’t have a show. I understand their frustrations and I know that they don’t necessarily like change. I guess maybe my coming to Y&R upsets people because they don’t really know the truth of what happened. What you and I both know — that GH didn’t make a deal with me. And that’s the whole truth. My contract was up and they didn’t want to play ball and make it work. At the time, I didn’t want to throw anyone under the bus over there but of course, as soon as it was announced I was going to Y&R, people thought the whole thing was planned by Jill from Day 1, which it was not. I vividly remember my manager telling me how ABC Business Affairs had called him to say, “Hey, is Steve going to Y&R now that Jill’s over there?” And my manager said, ‘No, he wants to make a deal with you! Quit dragging your feet. Make a deal.’ But they wouldn’t.”

You win some, you lose some, and you can’t please them all. There was more real life drama in the soap world when actress Michelle Stafford left her role as Phyllis on The Young and the Restless and joined General Hospital. Fans over at Y&R are missing their longtime fan favorite of Genoa City just as GH fans are missing Burton. With the arrival of Nina Clay, Silas’ wife in Port Charles, Michelle Stafford hasn’t exactly gotten a warm welcome from General Hospital fans. Maybe Steve Burton is right, and people just don’t like to accept change. But if things don’t “change” at some point, or if fans don’t cling onto that small hope that their favorite actor or actress will be coming back to the roles they are best known for, these stories about Steve Burton and Michelle Stafford just may never be put to rest.

As for now, Steve Burton is happy at Y&R and intends to stay there for the foreseeable future. Stafford is happily playing the role of Nina Clay on General Hospital and has no intention of leaving and reprising her role as Phyllis on The Young and the Restless. The role of Phyllis has already been recast and will now be played by soap vet Gina Tognoni. Rumors are still up in the air on the Jason Morgan recast. It is still rumored that Billy Miller will be playing Jason Morgan, but no new news about a signed contract has been confirmed by executives.

 

The TRUTH About Why Steve Burton Left General Hospital

The last few weeks have been crazy with the announcement of Billy Miller (ex Y&R star), coming to General Hospital. It has been rumored for months that Miller would replace Steve Burton as the legendary mob enforcer, Jason Morgan.

In a recent interview with TV Guide’s Michael Logan, Steve Burton wanted to set the record straight and let everything know why he left General Hospital. He said that money was definitely an issue, and when it was time for Burton’s contract to be up, executives over at General Hospital were not willing to negotiate. Burton said to Logan, “What you and I both know – that ‘GH’ didn’t make a deal with me. And that’s the truth. My contract was up and they didn’t want to play ball and make it work. At the time, I didn’t want to throw anyone under the bus over there but of course, as soon as it was announced I was going to “Y&R,” people thought the whole thing was planned by Jill on Day 1, which it was not.” Steve Burton stated that he did not necessarily want to leave his 20 year role of Jason Morgan and that GH had the opportunity to bring him back. That being said, he wants fans to know that going to The Young and the Restless was not a set up between himself and Jill Farren Phelps. Burton did what was best for himself and for his family at that time.

Steve Burton is now happy over at The Young and the Restless although sad that things didn’t work out for him over at General Hospital. It has been said that the door is always open for Burton at GH, but for now he will be staying at Y&R as Dylan.