General Hospital: Faison Family Freak Show – Fans Divided on Maxie and Peter

General Hospital spoilers show lots more interaction between Maxie Jones (Kirsten Storms) and Faison’s son Peter August (Wes Ramsey) in hwat might be a Faison family freak show. They are spending time together with little baby James West (Sally Brown). It sure seems like the GH writers are laying the groundwork for a relationship between Maxie and Peter.

As of now, it’s friendly. But there are also hints it could turn romantic. If the ABC soap goes this route, they might be surprised by fan backlash judging by reactions on social media to the possible pairing. Some GH viewers are into it but many are opposed to the match and angry at the suggestion.

General Hospital Setting Up Maxie Jones and Peter August?

Last week on General Hospital, spoilers showed Maxie Jones flipping out a little when she saw Peter with Lulu Spencer (Emme Rylan). Maxie and Nina Reeves (Michelle Stafford) both took notice of Lulu and Peter’s fun evening out. The pair swore it was an outing for work colleagues but a gossip site put a pic of them online.

But Nina and Maxie talked to them separately and decided there was cause for concern. With Dante Falconeri (Dominic Zamprogna) out of town, it looks like trouble. But while Maxie watched Lulu and Peter, some fans noticed that she overreacted. Was Maxie more worried about Lulu’s marriage or was it the first stir of jealousy?

Should General Hospital Keep Peter Far From Maxie?

The Faison family tree is a twisted one. Peter has two half-sisters both fathered by Cesar Faison (Anders Hove). Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is Faison and Anna Devane’s (Finola Hughes) kid. She and Peter have decided to be civil and he’s interested in meeting her kids.

On the other side, Britt Westbourne (Kelly Thiebaud) is the offspring of Faison and Liesl Obrecht (Kathleen Gati). Their meeting should be awkward because Dr. O wants Peter dead. Since Kelly Thiebaud is back as The Britch on Monday, a sibling sit-down is inevitable.

But there’s a fourth Faison offspring to consider. Nathan West (Ryan Paevey) was a full-blood brother to Britt, and half-sibling to Robin and Peter. Since Maxie is Nathan’s widow, would GH dare pair her with her dead husband’s brother? Of course, they might – it’s a soap opera!

Check out the slideshow below of the fans divided over Peter and Maxie’s growing friendship that might turn romantic…

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Some GH Fans Hate the Idea of “Paxie” – Plot Fail or Supercouple?

At the MetroCourt the other day, there was a heartwarming scene with Peter bonding with little baby James. Maxie invited him to come visit and now he’s got an open door to access his dead brother’s family. Many fans are not feeling this pairing at all.

With the hints dropping often about a future for Peter August and Maxie Jones, General Hospital fan reaction on social media has been explosive and much of it negative. However, there’s a growing faction of fans that are warming to the idea and are shipping the duo on Twitter under #Paxie.

Then there are the people that hate Faison’s only living son no matter what he does on the show. They persist in referring to Wes Ramsey’s character as “Parking Lot Peter” and are pushing #FreeMaxieFromPeter on Twitter. One thing is certain – the GH writers will do what they want – and fan opinion be damned.

There have been lots of General Hospital storylines that fans hated and triggered outrage, yet the ABC soap kept on going with them. That may well be the case with Maxie Jones and Peter August since they’re getting closer by the day. General Hospital spoilers hint this could be a hot mess – or if it’s well-written, could be a huge success. We’ll find out soon.

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Francine Chalmers

Primarily a reality TV junkie, I’ve glommed onto daytime drama over the past five years and am now thoroughly addicted. My favorite is General Hospital but Days of Our Lives is picking up speed fast. CBS soaps are great to watch and I enjoy writing about all these for Soap Dirt.