‘General Hospital’: Did Maurice Benard Want This Surprising Love Triangle For Sonny That Included Brenda?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Vanessa Marcil, Derk Cheetwood, Maurice Benard, and Laura Wright on

On General Hospital, the character of Sonny Corinthos has primarily been in two massive relationships on the daytime cleaning soap opera. In one in all these relationships, was Sonny ever liable to dropping one in all them because of his son being an outsider?

Vanessa Marcil, Derk Cheetwood, Maurice Benard, and Laura Wright on 'General Hospital' in 2013
Vanessa Marcil, Derk Cheetwood, Maurice Benard, and Laura Wright on ‘General Hospital’ in 2013 | Rick Rowell/Walt Disney Television by way of Getty Images

Sonny’s nice loves

Sonny has been with a number of ladies in Port Charles, however his most longstanding and frequent relationship is with Carly Benson Corinthos (Sarah Brown, Tamara Braun, Laura Wright). The two have one organic son in Morgan Corinthos (who’s presently deceased) and Sonny additionally adopted Carly’s son, Michael.

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His different nice romance is with Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil). The two by no means had any youngsters collectively however Sonny and Brenda are some of the standard pairings in all of U.S. daytime cleaning soap opera historical past.

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Sonny additionally has youngsters with Alexis Davis, Ava Jerome, and Olivia Falconeri. He additionally had a daughter who was stillborn with Alexis’s daughter, Sam McCall. However, Sonny didn’t have deep or lengthy relationships with any of them like he has Carly and Brenda.

Maurice Benard’s ideas on this love triangle

In a 2011 interview, Benard was requested a few potential connection between his son with Olivia, Dante Falconeri, and one in all his most notable companions, Brenda.

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“I agree with you about their connection. It could be interesting. At this moment, it’s all about Sonny and Brenda but who knows what will happen down the line?” the actor mentioned.

He continued, “It’s funny you ask about this because the other day the three of us were shooting a scene and Vanessa was joking a little bit in rehearsal and touched Dominic’s face in a kind of romantic way. And I’m standing there thinking, “What the hell?” It can be so bizarre if we went in that course… But it might make good drama. And it’s all concerning the drama!”

The character of Brenda has been off the canvas since she was final on the present in 2013.

General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC.

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