An American television personality, Kelly Monaco is buzzed in headlines due to rumor of leaving a popular American daytime television serial ‘General Hospital.’ Actually the rumor has been spread since the ABC network has revealed a casting call for the role of Sam McCall that is played by Kelly Monaco since 2003.
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The 34 year old Philadelphias native Kelly Monaco was nominated two times for Daytime Emmy Award due to her outstanding supporting role in ‘Port Charles’ and outstanding lead role as Sam McCall in ‘General Hospital’.
Monaco starred her first role in David Hasslehoff’s American action drama series ‘Baywatch,’ and she became very much famous. Just then she became Miss April 1997 under Playboy Playmate of the Month. She played as Samantha “Sam” McCall, a fictional character in soap opera, General Hospital. She also became well-known after winning the first season of the ABC’s reality television series ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ She is always eager for sports, thus she took part in many sport activities like soccer, swimming, track and softball. As well as she likes to take pleasure in facing challenges like climbing mountain, rafting in fast river, etc.
First of all the reports about ABC casting call release for the role of Sam McCall in General Hospital was confirmed by the Soap Opera Digest, as per SoapCentral.com posted. Therefore most of the people consider that Kelly Monaco may leave the show. But her two co-stars said to fans that Kelly Monaco is not leaving General Hospital.
The soapcentral.com stated that the character of the Sam is characterized as “early 30s, female, Caucasian, brunette, sexy, dynamic and fiery” in the casting call. It is series regular character.
Previously the same rumor was spread about Monaco, but it was unverified. Currently, the release of casting call creates harassment for fans who are worried about losing her.
As per recent information, Steve Burton, a Jason Morgan for General Hospital has only renewed his contract with this daytime soap. He cleared that Kelly Monaco is not leaving the show. Another co-star Nancy Lee Grahn, an Alexis Davis in the serial also said that Kelly Monaco is not going anywhere.
Some rumors told that Monaco might want a break from soap for few days and the show is looking for a transitory replacement. Fans also believe that Monaco wants to leave the soap to focus on her role in another primetime show. ABC representative has not commented yet on the recent issue of the casting call and the rumor of Kelly Monaco.
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