It’s hard to believe it’s nearly been a year since Steve Burton returned to General Hospital as Jason Morgan. It’s even harder to believe he still hasn’t reunited with Sam.
The “Jasam” love story, once one of the soap’s strongest, has been pushed to the sidelines. Jason and Sam (Kelly Monaco), once one of the soap’s most passionate couples, have inexplicably been put into the friend zone.
Apart for So Long
Did Burton ever think it would be a year and the duo still wouldn’t have reunited? “I really didn’t know,” he says candidly. “I think there was so much story that had to be told because they’d been apart for so long. And Sam moved on with someone else [Billy Miller’s Drew].”
Of late, the couple has shared some warm moments, particularly with their young son Danny (T. K. Weaver). There have been more exchanged smiles between them and a few longing glances.
Got to Have Hope
It’s all left GH viewers salivating for more; namely, a full-fledged Jasam reunion.
“I think there’s hope. There’s always hope,” points out Burton with a smile. “They still love each other, obviously. I just don’t know when [they’re going to actually get back together]. At this point, I think we’re all waiting for that.”
No matter when it happens, Burton will attest to one thing. He’s been a huge fan of the way things have played out since his return as Jason Morgan.
That Twin Turn
“The writers did an amazing job,” praises Burton. “The whole identical twin story could have not been great, but it was great. The way I came back to the show was awesome.”
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