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Exclusive Interview: Katelyn MacMullen On Life Away From General Hospital


General Hospital star Katelyn MacMullen spoke with Soap Hub and reflected about life, things she enjoys doing, and what last year’s quarantine (and hopefully a future one isn’t on the horizon) taught her about herself.

Katelyn MacMullen Talks About Life

What did you learn about yourself last year, during those few months at home?
I’ve learned so much! It’s been a very important time in my life, honestly. Quarantine…illuminated what’s important to me, what I’ve taken for granted, what’s working in my life, and what isn’t. As I’m sure many people can relate, it’s been a very spiritual and educational time!

Do you have a favorite restaurant or hotspot in L.A.?
I’m really looking forward to being able to sit down in the coffee shop that’s down the street from my apartment! They have live music and great atmosphere for studying or for getting together with friends!

What big star would you love to star with in a movie now?
Sam Rockwell or Tessa Thompson! Sam Rockwell is so original and I love watching him. Tessa Thompson is so talented and actually came out of the same school as me, so it’d be really cool to work with her!

What’s the last gift that you bought for yourself?
A pair of earrings.

What is the best advice your dad has given you?
My dad has always stressed the importance of a great work ethic and the power of positive thinking!

Favorite way to spend the weekend?
Anything outdoors! Hiking, going to the beach, etc. I always love game nights with family and friends too!

What TV show would fans be surprised you never miss?
Good Trouble on Freeform. When I found out Finola [Hughes; Anna] directed an episode of Good Trouble, I freaked out! I love that show.

What other riveting television do you watch?
I…watched all of Ozark and Unorthodox. Those were great!

Kaitlyn MacMullen Shares Favorites

What is the one favorite vacation spot you can’t wait to visit?
I would love to visit Tulum. It looks so beautiful!

What is your favorite sport?
To watch and to play: basketball!

What’s your favorite summer activity?
Camping! For sure. I grew up around lakes, like Tahoe, so I love camping, boating, hiking, all that good stuff!

Who is the most famous person you’ve met?
Does seeing Chase Crawford out of my car window count?

What makes Katelyn MacMullen laugh (or who)?
Blooper reels. I can’t get enough of them!

Favorite TV show when you were a little kid?
I watched everything on Disney Channel. I remember loving That’s So Raven and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody!

Favorite workout activity?
Yoga or hiking!

Are you a great cook – what is your specialty?
Not a great cook, but I’m learning! I’ve been loving my crockpot lately and making soups in it!

Have you learned any great recipes from your mom? What was your favorite meal that your mom fixed when you were a kid?
My mom makes an amazing pasta salad and lasagna! Those were/are my favorites!

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