As General Hospital’s William deVry Ponders a ‘Goodbye to Hollywood,’ We Dive Into a Photo Album of Julian’s Wild Life and Times
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Was the actor confirming his exit by suggesting “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” as Song of the Day in a post that included a photo of the soap’s studio? Or was he just toying with us?
Since October 27, when Daytime Confidential reported that its sources were saying that William deVry and Emme Rylan has been let go by General Hospital as Julian and Lulu, respectively, fans have been anxious to find out if the rumor is true. Two days later, Rylan said in an Instastory that although “I am not… in a position to be able to comment on the work stuff,” she had not asked the powers that be “to take a vacation or just take time off.
“The only thing I can say,” she continued, “is that no. I did not choose this.”
For his part, deVry tweeted on October 27 that he’d be making a statement on his Facebook page “if I haven’t fallen asleep” after watching the Dodgers game on his DVR. But to date, no statement has appeared. He has, however, remained very active on social media, offering up what we’ll be damned if we can tell are (or aren’t!) clues about his status.
For fans, it’s a nerve-wracking guessing game. As EmilyLesleyH tweeted the leading man on November 3, “If one of your superiors could just confirm yay or nay, that would be greeeat. Some of us have our therapists on speed-dial over this.
“OK,” she added, “that may have been a slight exaggeration.”
In response, deVry wrote, “I love this. No wait, I don’t love this.
“Or do I?” he continued. “Hmmm.”
I love this. No wait, I don't love this. Or do I? Hmmm🤔 https://t.co/Gqkbkp2TUe
— William deVry (@WilliamdeVry1) November 3, 2020
You gotta give the guy credit — he’s as good as any headwriter at building suspense. Although, for real, yo, how many ways are there to take a tweet like the below one from November 5, in which he asks what the song of the day should be — “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” or “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” — above a shot of the General Hospital studio?
"Good-Bye Yellow Brick Road" and "Say Good-Bye to Hollywood"? Songs of the day? pic.twitter.com/Rc1HEn6PyD
— William deVry (@WilliamdeVry1) November 5, 2020
While we continue to wait and wonder — though less so by the day — why not stop by the below photo gallery, which reviews Julian’s (second) life and times in Port Charles.