Will Carly Ever Forgive Nelle?
GENERAL HOSPITAL’S Michael is falling under Nelle’s spell again… but his mom, Carly, wants the wicked witch banished from their lives!
The In Depth Story: “This is not just about hate,” Laura Wright (Carly) says of her alter ego’s feelings. “Underneath that, there’s pain. These women were conned by the same man, and each has her own perception of what really happened. I love that we have so many levels to play.”
Adds Chloe Lanier ( Nelle): “This is about years of suf fering they were both subjected to, and you can’t just let that go. Plus, they’re two very stubborn human beings, and they both want to be right.”
With Nelle trying to make amends, Lanier hopes Carly can get beyond her character’s past machinations. “Carly would be a hypocrite… well, she is a hypocrite! But she’d be a major one if she were to not forgive Nelle,” she maintains. “She did the exact same thing to her mom. Bobbie can say it was different all she wants, but it’s not!” In typical soap fashion, it might take an emergency to shift the paradigm. “Watch, Carly will probably have to give Nelle a kidney,” cracks Wright. “Unless Michael decides to bring the slut over for the Fourth Of July!”
Recent events have seen Michael looking at Nelle through kinder eyes, but can she really convince him to give her another chance? “I’m not sure she will,” Lanier admits, “but she’s sure going to try!”
Wright agrees that Nelle might possibly have a shot at redemption — down the road. “The writers have to be planning something,” she warns, “because they gave me that great line, ‘ The pain you caused is coming for you like a runaway truck.’ Don’t mess with Carly!”
“How dare you point out my very similar sins, Nelle!”