The sound of Esme Prince’s (Avery Kristen Pohl) name has become worse than hearing nails on a chalkboard now that she is living up to the level of villain status of those who came before her.
Social media, especially Twitter, is a place for discussion about anything and everything. A main focus to the platform is entertainment. Fans of celebrities, tv shows, music, movies, and everything in between come to Twitter tall express their thoughts. ABC’s General Hospital generates a huge fan base on social media. It’s where they go to talk about the 59 year old soap opera, and yes of course, complain. An abundance of Debbie Downer’s and straight up Karen’s love to out their two cents in.
General Hospital news reports reveal the love/hate relationship Avery Kristen Pohl has created with her depiction of Esme has caused the haters to get loud in social media.
General Hospital spoilers reveal Pohl has reacted to the haters by defending herself and the role she plays on GH. Esme Prince is written so that the audience hates her. Some fans don’t know how to separate fiction from reality as they take out their aggressions on the actor as opposed to realize that person is simply playing a part.
In a recent statement to Soap Opera Digest, Pohl reacted to the hateful comments and admitted, “Im not gonna lie,” she continued, “there have been a few comments I’ve read that are like, ‘Oh, that one stung a bit.’ The young actress has a better grip on the foundation of the art than do her critics. She realizes that if her character is hated, then she is doing her job. Avery rationalizes the hateful comments by being able to recognize her ability to make the fans feel something- insightful statement regarding her role Pohl points out her takeaway from reading negative comments online. She said, “But at the end of the day, my job is to help tell a story and to entertain people, and if people… love to loathe me, then I guess my job is done!”
The last young woman to cause such an uproar among the audience was the person fans like to think of as Esme’s predecessor. Nelle Benson’s psychotic personality left a mark of the people of Port Charles, one that remains today in fact. Nelle is still tangled up into current storylines, as she has been named the daughter of Nina Reeves (Cynthia Watros). As the story about Willow Tait (Katelyn MacMullen) and Harmony Miller (Inga Cadranel) comes to light, Nina and Nelle will take the spotlight alongside side the other key players.
General Hospital news and spoilers indicate history is always repeating itself as Pohl has been enduring the same negativity and flak from fans as those who came before her. Avery reflected on some of the nicknames her character Esme Prince has acquired from fans. She tells SOD, “I really have enjoyed all the creative names people have come up with on Twitter for Esme,” says Pohl. “Escargot, Escalator. The list goes on… ”
We over at General Hospital Blog look forward to Esme scenes and LOVE to hate this cold and calculated Queen!
Marie is an avid General Hospital fan. Her passion for writing and the compelling nature of the storylines is a perfect equation for writing a GH blog. Micki has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oakland University and spends time writing poetry and song lyrics.