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General Hospital Spoilers: Scotty’s Secret EXPOSED!

Scotty helped Karen keep Dex from Jason
Scotty helped Karen keep Dex from Jason

Over the years it’s become apparent that Scott Baldwin (Kin Shriner) is no fan of Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard). In fact, the shady attorney dislikes the mobster because of everything that Scotty believes the mobster stands for. It’s safe to say that Scotty and Sonny are not and never were friends.

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I think that the 90s brought forth some of the most engaging and memorable storylines in Port Charles. General Hospital 90s recaps highlight the current front burner storyline. Jason Quartermaine (Steve Burton) and Jagger Cates (Adam Harrington) were two frenemies who were both crushing hard on the same girl. Eventually, Jason moved on, and Karen Wexler (Cari Shayne) became Jagger’s wife.

Moreover, Scott Baldwin and Jagger Cates have a few things in common. First, they both have decades old beef with Sonny and his organization. Secondly, Karyn Wexler connects Scott and Agent Cates because Scott is her father and John Jagger Cates was her husband. Sadly, Jagger and Karen were divorced, and she has since passed away. Evidently, their disdain for the PC coffee important due to Sonny’s part in Karen’s wild side.

Additionally, Sonny isn’t their only ongoing bad blood flowing through Port Charles. While Scotty despises Sonny and his organization overall (which would include Jason Morgan), Jagger takes issue with Jason Quartermaine. According to GH spoilers and rumors, Karen’s dad and Jagger both have it out for Jason Quartermaine, the Jason Morgan was before having been involved in a car crash with his brother AJ. Jagger has already admitted that his problem is with Quartermaine, not Morgan.

Scotty Helped Karen keep Dex From Jason

Jagger Cates and Scott Baldwin

Previously, General Hospital Blog shared rumors that Jason and Karen are Dex Heller’s biological parents. Recent scenes brought about various revelations and even some clues. General Hospital spoilers and rumors tease that Jagger was brought back to connect some dots. Otherwise any FBI agent would’ve sufficed. Instead, it’s Jagger who has returned, and who holds a personal vendetta against Jason Quartermaine. In addition, Jason Morgan spoke of his last and admitted that he doesn’t remember anything from high school. And as we know, high school is the time that Jason was involved with Scott daughter Karen.

As things heat up and Port Charles, GH speculate that Scotty has kept a major secret. Did Scott Baldwin help his daughter cover up her teen pregnancy?

General Hospital Spoilers: Josslyn Foreshadows Jason and Dex’s Fate

Josslyn Jacks foreshadows Jason and Dex’s fate
Josslyn Jacks foreshadows Jason and Dex’s fate

Josslyn Jacks (Eden McCoy) is head over heels for Dex Heller (Evan Hofer). At first, they kept their relationship under wraps due to the nature of his business, and his connection to Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard).

General Hospital recaps recall Josslyn’s apprehension about her feelings for Dex. Growing up, Josslyn’s mom Carly was in love with a mobster. She spent almost her entire adolescence as Sonny Corinthos’s stepdaughter. So, one would think that Joss would be all too familiar with the lifestyle.

As we know, Sonny and Nina’s relationship caused a rift between Sonny, Carly, their son Michael, and her daughter Joss. Ever since he left Carly for Nina, Josslyn’s outlook on Sonny is much different than when she was younger. Still, she can’t help who she felt for and that he works for Corinthos. But what she can do is stand by him, worry about him, and hope he leaves that mobster life.

According to General Hospital spoilers, Josslyn foreshadows Jason and Dex’s fate when she continues to make comparisons between her boyfriend and her mother’s best friend. Ironically, they both happen to be Sonny’s right hand man. Joss points out that Dex is a lot like Jason. They’re both totally loyal, they risk it all for Sonny, and they’d never leave a good man for dead.

General Hospital Spoilers: Jagger Has It Out For Jason Because Of Karen, Dex Finds His Biological Parents

Agent Cates’s personal vendetta against Jason Morgan
Agent Cates’s personal vendetta against Jason

Agent John Jagger Cates (Adam Harrington) popped back into Port Charles out of the clear blue sky. One minute John “Brennan” was sniffing around Bobbie’s (formerly known as Kelly’s), then the next he whipped out his FBI badge and began flashing is all over PC.

Previously, General Hospital news reports confirmed that Adam Harrington joined GH’s cast as a past character. He took over the role as Jagger from Antonio Sabato Jr. The change caused a stir among General Hospital fans, and they took their concerns to social media.

Does Agent Cates Have a Vendetta Against Jason?

So, why did General Hospital decide to bring back Jagger, aka, Agent John Cates? According to recent GH spoilers and rumors, Jagger is the string that ties some PC people together. Some find it interesting that Jagger returned around the same time as Jason, also while Dex Heller’s (Evan Hofer) is in question. When he first arrived in Port Charles, Dex’s family background was a mystery. Then, he revealed that he didn’t get along with his brothers, and his home life was pretty rocky. That’s when rumors really began to take flight. Suddenly, GH rumors claimed that Dex was adopted. And his biological parents are none other than Jason Morgan (Quartermaine) and Karen Wexler.

What do you think? John is displaying red flags when it comes to Jason. Agent Cates’s personal vendetta against Jason Morgan could very well be because of Karen… and Dex!

General Hospital Spoilers: Jagger Reveals Dex’s Parents! They Were So Young Back Then

General Hospital Spoilers: Jagger Reveals Dex’s Parents as Jason and Karen
General Hospital Spoilers: Jagger Reveals Dex’s Parents

It was one day back in 2022 when Dex Heller (Evan Hofer) decided to leave everything behind and come to Port Charles. He risked it all to carry out a convert mission. And once he and Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell) sealed the deal, Dex Heller was to gather incriminating information against PC mob boss, Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard).

According to General Hospital recaps, Dex became Michael’s informant and Sonny’s employee and friend. Unbeknownst to Sonny, the developing bond with his newest right-hand man was built on a lie. Furthermore, his own son set the whole thing in motion. GH spoilers tease that the emotional complexity and true nature of these relationships tell of a long history. Apparently, Dex’s roots run deep in Port Charles.

Jason Morgan and Karen Wexler
Jason Morgan and Karen Wexler

GH comings and goings bring Jason Morgan back to the canvas. Along with Steve Burton’s return to GH comes with much speculation about Jason. The way things have been going, it’s looking more and more like Jason Morgan very well could be Dex Heller’s father. While many GH fans are intrigued by the possibility, the aspiring mobster’s mother is also in question. If Jason Morgan is Dex’s father, then who his mom?

Jagger Reveals Dex’s Parents

Looking back at Jason’s relationships, Karen Wexler’s name comes screaming at my mind. She was always torn between Jagger and Jason. And GH history recalls that Karen chose Jagger in the end. But wild GH rumors claim that their love triangle brought about a permanent reminder. Was Karen pregnant with Jason’s baby when she married Jagger? According to the latest GH rumors, Karen and Jagger gave her and Jason’s baby up for adoption.

Jason and Karen GH

The connections all make sense. Jagger is back and Jason is set to return in just a few short weeks. Sonny shipped Dex out of town, but Jagger just might tell Sonny (or Jason) exactly who Dex is. So do you think that Karen and Jason could be Dex’s parents?

General Hospital News and Spoilers: Antonio Sabato Jr. Speaks Out On Jagger’s Recast- “You need to know the truth from me and you need to know the only truth about what’s going on.”

Antonio Sabato Jr. Addresses Jagger Recast
Antonio Sabato Jr. Addresses Jagger Recast

Last week’s General Hospital brought the shock factor to its audience on many different levels. Obviously Spencer and Esme made us gasp, Avery Pohl’s unexpected exit, Nikolas and Ace’s return to Laura, and more contributed to the ultimately shocking storylines.

General Hospital recaps highlight Spencer and Trina’s life or death situation. Their families came together to help rescue them from Esme Prince. While it looks like Esme and Spencer are swimming with the fishies, GH news reports confirm that Nicholas Alexander Chavez will return as Spencer, but Avery Pohl’s exit is indefinite. Now Trina is traumatized after the event and losing Spencer. To be honest, I’m traumatized too lol. I want Esme back! It still boggles my mind that GH took this direction. But that’s for another post at another time.

Anna’s Taken Aback By Jagger

Meanwhile, Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) and Jordan Ashford (Tanisha Harper) engage in their own life threatening drama. The two find themselves in an FBI ambush as they try to crack a case of their own. That’s when Jagger showed up. General Hospital spoilers reveal that a blast from the past has come back. Those who watched GH in the early 90s know exactly who Jagger Cates is. However, anyone would be confused and shocked by this because todays Jagger isn’t the man who made the role an iconic piece of American culture and Soap Opera history.

According to GH news reports, Jagger was recast with actor Adam Harrington. While Antonio Sabàto Jr. helped create the role over 30 years ago, it’s been reported that Sabato Jr. was not asked to reprise the ever-popular the role. Now, the actor has come out to speak on the subject.

Adam Harrington Jagger Cates recast

In a now-deleted Instagram video, Sabato Jr. addressed a statement about Jagger’s recent recasting. “I’m being bombarded with a lot of questions about this General Hospital thing. You need to know the truth from me and you need to know the only truth about what’s going on.”

Antonio Sabato Jr. Address Jagger Recast

There’s no denying that Antonio Sabato Jr.’s role as Jagger Cates took the GH fandom by storm in the early 1990s. Certainly, his face became recognizable across the world as General Hospital fans tuned in to see what’s next. Antonio addressed the early starved of the character, and Jagger’s worldly popularity. “At the beginning of my career, I started on a character that I truly, truly adore, that I created with Wendy Riche, the executive producer, and an amazing team of writers at General Hospital back in 1992. I was on General Hospital from 92 to 94, playing a character by the name of John “Jagger” Cates.

Jagger Cates Popularity

I’ve been asked by the fans by millions all over the world, not just in America and in North America, but all over the world, about coming back to General Hospital for 30 years. Now, like I said, I’m doing very well. I’m not begging to go back on the show. This is not about that. I have many careers. I’m still acting very well. I have a movie coming out. I have a lot of things coming out and I’m very proud of.”

GH Jagger and Brenda Antonio Sabato Jr. Vanessa Marcil

Reflecting on his popularity as Jagger, and the irony that he was never asked to return, Sabato stated, “I’ve never been asked to come back on General Hospital for 30 years. The producers at General Hospital, ABC, and Disney, they know where to find me. They know where I am. The fans always ask me every single day, ‘Are you going back to General Hospital?”

Adam Harrington Steps In as Jagger Recast

Fast forward to this week. It’s 2024 and has been 30 years since Sabato Jr. played the iconic Jagger Cates. Suddenly, the news hit fans and Antonio like a brick. He was bombarded with questions from fans, asking about the recent GH casting. That’s when Antonio commented on Jagger’s revival, and the fact that he wasn’t asked to step back into the role. Instead, GH hired Adam Harrington to take over as the memorable Cates.

“They don’t even call him ‘Jagger’. They call him ‘John’ because they know that the character’s only been played by me ’cause it’s part of who I am. It’s my life. It’s a character that is really a big part of, of my soul that I dedicated my life. And that’s what it turned out to be. I gave everything I have to that character and I would still do. So, the truth and the fact of the matter is people say, well, ‘you ruin your career because you voted for this or political or this and that.’  I shouldn’t be hired on my political views. I should be hired on my merit, on my acting abilities because you know, that works.”

“So this is on them hiring a new person, which is fine. They could do whatever they want. But hey, but for all the fans around the world to speculate or to say, you know, I ruined my career and all this stuff, mo, that’s not it. So now you know the truth. I’m gonna leave this out there for you to see.”

According to GH News and spoilers, Antonio’s message was addressed in a now-deleted IG video. Please be sure to check back with us at GH Blog for the latest developments.

General Hospital News and Spoilers: Maurice Benard Reveals Upcoming Guest, This Blast From The Past Sends Fans Back To The Golden Era

Maurice Benard reveals upcoming guest
Maurice Benard reveals upcoming guest

Maybe it’s just me but I find that nostalgia has a way of bringing communities together. Like, when you and a life long friend begin to reminisce about the days of old, and reflect on the good times. In doing so we tend to remember certain people and events that bring a sense of comfort to mind.

For me, the same goes for television and music. Almost all of today’s top 40 pop songs contain music samples from the past. So when you hear this fresh sound with a familiar twist, you kinda feel right at home. Well, that’s how it is for me when my faves from the past return.

I started watching General Hospital in the 1990s like many of you. And I can honestly say that this era seems to have left the most permanent mark on GH fans. That said, do you remember the popular character, Karen Wexler, played by Cari Sheen? She was right there in the middle of heated storylines involving strip clubs, drugs, and Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard).

General Hospital 1992 The Island

It was the age of “The Island,” when Karen, Jason Quartermaine (Steve Burton), and Jagger Cates (Antonio Sabato Jr.) got stranded on an island. Moreover, it was the first jig storyline my pre-teen self really got into. And for that I will always remember and be grateful I beg and watching GH when I did.

Maurice Benard Reveals Upcoming Guest

Karen Wexler Sonny Corinthos

At a recent fan event in Royal Oak Michigan, Maurice Benard discussed GH, mental illness, and everything in between. A hot topic was definitely his YouTube channel, State of Mind. He uses the platform to interview past and present co-stars, and anyone who wants to share their story.

General Hospital Recaps: Remember When? Island Edition

General Hospital Recaps: Remember When The Island Jagger Cates
General Hospital Recaps: Remember When The Island Jagger Cates

Over the years, General Hospital has made history time and time again with its iconic storylines. Sadly, those creative and legendary stories won’t told for a while as we navigate through Covid-19. Although this won’t be forever, it is still difficult for the cast, crew, and fans alike to wrap our heads around the reality of it all. While we sit and wait for our world as we know it to go back to normal, we can reflect on the fond memories from our favorite Daytime Drama.

As fashion trends and TV show reboots from the 1990s have begun to resurface, one very memorable General Hospital storyline from the 1990s comes to mind. In the early 1990s I got sucked in and swept away. I started watching GH with my mom and sister and the story that was front and center revolved around Jason Quartermaine. Now, he goes by Jason Morgan (Steve Burton). Jason, Jagger Cates (Antonio Sabato Jr.), and Karen Wexler (Cari Shayne) were stranded on an island and I was hooked!

Romance, drama, and adventure followed these three wherever they went, even on a deserted island! After being shipwrecked, they were stranded on a deserted island, making things very awkward for everyone involved since Jagger and Karen were a couple, Jason was annoyed, and the two men weren’t too keen on each other. This love triangle was secondary to that of Jagger, Karen, and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil), but developed as Jason Quartermaine was basically a third wheel when he, Jagger, and Karen were stuck on a deserted island.

General Hospital Recaps: Remember When The Island Jagger

Tension was always thick between Jason and Jagger. Of course, it was all over a girl. Karen Wexler was the girl they both had their eye on. So, in one climatic scene, Jagger walked up as Jason embraced Karen from behind. Naturally, Jagger was angry and jealous, but it wasn’t what it looked liked. Instead, Jason was comforting Karen after the attempted rape. Like always, Jason Morgan has been a savior to women. He is a natural protector, quick thinker, and a fighter for what’s right. Jason Quartermaine never lost that part of himself, even after the car accident with his brother AJ (Sean Kanan), leading him to change his name from Quartermaine to another family name, Morgan.

At some point, Jason and Jagger had to put their pride and differences aside. This was necessary in order to work together to survive. Jagger was the muscle, while Jason was both the brains of the operation. Additionally, it’s apparent that both Jason and Jagger are strong and resourceful. Karen was resourceful in her own right, but definitely played the role of damsel in distress very well.