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    Twitter Hoax Raises, Then Dashes Hopes for ‘GH’ Fans

    Proving you can’t believe everything you read or see tweeted, earlier this evening a Twitter posting said to be by John Reilly, who portrayed Shawn — on ABC’s “General Hospital” from — , stated the actor would be returning to the soap after nearly a 20 year absence. The tweet raised the hopes of many fans of the soap only to have those hopes get dashed not too longer afterward. A spokesperson for the soap confirms to Soap Opera Network that the tweet was not by Reilly and that the handle is a fake. “Not the real John Reilly,” the spokesperson said. More