One of the most prominent rumors regarding "General Hospital" is the fate of Sonny Corinthos, played by Maurice Benard. Other prominent rumors are those regarding other characters on the show, such as Luke Spencer, played by Anthony Geary, and Valerie Spencer, played by Brytni Sarpy.
Rumors surrounding the fate of Sonny Corinthos, one of the most popular characters on "General Hospital," have been circulating throughout 2015. Speculation regarding the character's fate began when Maurice Benard was reportedly considering not extending his contract with the show. On the Sept. 4, 2015 episode of the show, Sonny was shot, just as he was about to propose to Carly Benson, his ex-wife. The episode featured a cliffhanger ending, prompting intense speculation among fans. Ultimately, Sonny survived the attack, and Benard confirmed that he had signed a contract to continue appearing on "General Hospital."
Other prominent rumors regarding "General Hospital" involve the fate of Luke Spencer, an iconic character. After 28 years on the show, Geary made his final appearance on "General Hospital" on July 27, 2015. Fans have speculated as to whether or not Geary might return to the show in the future, as well as the significance of Valerie Spencer, Luke's niece, who made her first appearance on the show in March 2015.