‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Brad & Nelle Need a New Scam – Willow Is the Key?

General Hospital spoilers promise Nelle Hayes (Chloe Lanier) is back on the scene as Brad Cooper (Parry Shen) panics about the baby secret. Although Emmy-winning Lanier has moved on to other projects, she said she’s willing to drop by now and then. So, the ABC soap tapped her again as she’s critical to the developing storyline that draws in Brad, Lucas Jones (Ryan Carnes), Willow Tait (Katelyn MacMullen) and even Shiloh Archer (Coby Ryan McLaughin). Here’s why Nelle is back and what she and Brad discuss on GH.

General Hospital Spoilers: Brad Cooper Panics Over Baby Swap Reveal

Already, GH spoilers show Brad Cooper is hanging on by a very thin thread. He’s in a panic because his lies are crumbling around him. He’s in a no-win situation. If he keeps up with this lie, then Shiloh thinks the baby is his to take. That means Brad and Lucas lose “Wiley”. And if Brad tells the truth, Shiloh won’t get the kiddo, but Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell) will. So, either way, Brad and Lucas will lose their adoptive son and that means Lucas will leave him for lying. Brad’s life is about to go downhill fast.

There’s one person that Brad knows he can talk this over with – and that’s his co-conspirator Nelle Hayes. You can bet that she’ll want him to keep up with the lie because she doesn’t want Michael and his parents raising her son. But their current strategy is flawed. All it takes is one paternity test and the game is over – unless Willow Tait decides to play along. General Hospital spoilers tease that Nelle Hayes may offer Brad some tips on how to work this out. One way to approach this means a paternity test might actually help them-  if they play their cards right.

GH Spoilers: Can Brad Cooper Pull Willow Into His Nelle Scam?

General Hospital spoilers suggest one possible solution to keep the child away from Shiloh Archer and keep Brad Cooper’s marriage intact. But he would need Willow Tait to cooperate. If Shiloh Archer demands a paternity test, of course, it will not be a match. What’s clever about this plot is that Brad would NOT have to tamper with the paternity test. Instead, he can convince Willow that he is tampering with it to indicate Shiloh’s not the dad. Then, Willow can just say she slept with another man and he’s the baby daddy.

After all, Shiloh can’t prove that Willow didn’t hook up with some other guy after she left. And even if Shiloh demands the paternity test be run at more than one lab, the result will be the same. Everything will be okay so long as no one bothers to test baby “Wiley” against Willow Tait. That’s when the real problems would crop up, promise GH spoilers. However, right now Brad Cooper is so panicked, he might not have enough clarity to think of a way out.

Will Willow Run a Con With Brad Cooper on General Hospital?

Right now on GH, spoilers remind only three people know the whole truth about Nelle Hayes and Brad Cooper’s baby swap. There’s the two of them and Dr Liesl Obrecht (Kathleen Gati) that know. Julian Jerome (William deVry) knows Brad lied about their adopted baby dying but not the Nelle factor in this story. But Brad almost came clean to Julian a few times and he might do so now since time is running out. Brad sees Nelle Hayes this week and they talk things through.

General Hospital spoilers hint she may help him come up with a new con to keep the lie going while keeping Shiloh from taking the baby. Willow Tait might play along if it means keeping her son safe, even if it means leaving the kid with Brad and Lucas. Of course, this new scheme hinges on her not finding out that her baby died. It remains to be seen if Brad Cooper and Nelle Hayes realize they can still keep their con going this way.

However, there’s one more factor in the mix. The latest GH spoilers say that Nelle makes a new friend. But who is it that approaches Nelle Hayes? If Brad Cooper comes clean to Julian, then he might approach Nelle to buy her silence. Surely, she’d go far away and stay gone if Julian financed her escape and a new start somewhere else. Wait and see what happens next, but you can be sure with Nelle Hayes back, trouble follows on the ABC sudser.

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