In today’s “General Hospital” spoilers, we look at the trouble that Kelly Monaco and Billy Miller’s offscreen romance is causing with their castmates. You would think that Kelly Monaco’s cast members would be happy for the actress who portrays grifter Sam Morgan on GH – after all she’s only had one relationship in her life, with high school boyfriend Mike Gonzalez. But Mike treated her horribly and left Monaco brokenhearted.
And now she’s thrilled that Billy Miller (aka Jake Doe/Jason Morgan) has swept her off her feet – almost like a romantic soap story of her own. But instead of cast members being thrilled that Kelly is healing her heart, at long last, they’re jealous that Miller and Monaco will become a power couple offscreen as well as on – and will wield too much power and can fight for enhanced screen time, plots that are Jason and Sam centric and will hog the limelight.
Billy and Kelly initially tried to keep their romance off the set and out of the public eye, but that all blew up when they were spotted canoodling in the ocean in Malibu over the recent July 4th holiday. The romance blossomed from after-hours line reading and scene rehearsal and has since gotten much more serious. A General Hospital source told GLOBE that Billy swept her off her feet and Kelly is rapidly falling for the handsome hunk, so much so that friends see marriage in the cards for the duo.
But will the offscreen romance mess up onscreen plots. Will Kelly Monaco be uncomfortable watching Billy Miller film intimate scenes with Rebecca Herbst (Liz Webber)? And will the same be true of Miller watching Monaco make out with Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake)? And even if Billy Miller and Kelly Monaco are okay with watching each other film sex scenes with other actors, the other actors may be self-conscious.
Interestingly, Kelly Monaco has been radio silent on Twitter since July 5th when the story broke that she and Billy Miller were dating after they were photographed in Malibu and the pics were splashed all over the internet. And, of course, Billy Miller has adamantly refused to join Twitter despite the pressure on soap actors to post and interact with fans on the social media channel, so he’s always been radio silent. What’s more, Miller is notoriously silent about his private life, so the lack of comment is no shocker.
General Hospital has spawned many real-life romances over the years – Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones) and Brandon Barash (Johnny Zacchara) met on the GH set and are now married with little baby Harper Rose Barash. Rebecca Herbst met her husband Michael Saucedo (Juan Santiago) on the GH set and they now have three little ones. Bryan Craig (Morgan Corinthos) just got engaged to Kelly Thiebaud (Britt Westbourne). And Jack Wagner (Frisco Jones) and Kristina Wagner (Felicia Jones) met on set and were married for 13 years and had two sons.
And those are just the GH pairings – there have been tons across the other soaps and most have proved to be long-lasting unions. Whether the other resident actors of Port Charles like it or not, Billy Miller and Kelly Monaco seem like they may be the real deal. They’re both hot, they’re of an age – Monaco is 39, Miller is 35. They’re both very private people and they have undeniable chemistry – and fans can’t wait to see Jake/Jason and Sam in each others arms – and neither can we! Come back to CDL often for tons more “General Hospital” spoilers, gossip and news.