DC Interview: Tony Geary on Liz Taylor: "I'll Always Cherish Her"
Silver screen legend Elizabeth Taylor is once again the talk of Tinsletown, what with her rumored engagement (which she denies), and the recent revelation by soap superstar Tony Geary (with whom Taylor briefly appeared on General Hospital for Luke and Laura's legendary wedding storyline in the 80's) that the two had been lovers. I caught up with Geary at the recent ABC/SOAPnet Broadway Cares event and got the skinny on why he chose to reveal his romance with Taylor to talk queen Wendy Williams after all these years.
Daytime Confidential: On Wendy Williams, you revealed recently your romance with Elizabeth Taylor. How did you manage to keep your affair with her under wraps for so long, especially being in the entertainment industry?
TG: Well nobody's asked in 20 years so it wasn't that hard. I'll always cherish her, and I'll always be fond of her. I don't like any of that tabloid mess. Unless you have telepathy, my life's pretty much closed. Wendy has a way of... [Trails off]
DC: [Finishes] Getting things out of you?
TG: Yes! She has a way of pulling stuff out of you!
DC: Are you still friends with Elizabeth?
DC: Luke's at war with Sonny (Maurice Benard) over Kristina's (Lexi Ainsworth) lies about Ethan (Nathan Parsons) beating her. How far would Luke go to protect Ethan?
TG: Luke will go to the death to protect his son and all of his children. He will kill and he will be killed when it comes to family.
DC: When the dust settles, do you think Luke's friendship with Sonny, along with his relationship with, Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) will still be in tact?
TG: I think they all understand each other and I think that they will work out their problems and mend fences.