Why General Hospital Stars Nicholas Chavez And Tabyana Ali Believe Spencer And Trina Are 'Soulmates'

"General Hospital" has a winning formula with the unexpressed love between Spencer Cassadine (Nicholas Chavez) and Trina Robinson (Tabyana Ali), according to Soap Hub. When Spencer returned to Port Charles after time at a European boarding school, his goal was to get back at his father for pretending to be dead for several years. In the process of seeking revenge, Spencer met Trina, and sparks flew. However, he lied about who he was at first, telling her his name was Victor, per Soap Central

When the truth came out, Trina was not pleased, but she reluctantly remained friends with him. Before their relationship could progress any further, Trina learned that Spencer had a girlfriend, the duplicitous Esme Prince (Avery Pohl). Esme could see the attraction between Spencer and Trina and set out to put an end to it by framing Trina for a crime she didn't commit. 

Spencer pretended to believe Trina was guilty in an attempt to secretly exonerate her. Fans were on the edge of their seats about her fate during her trial and cheered when Spencer revealed in court that he was Trina's alibi. Although it wasn't enough to help her case, she was eventually exonerated — yet was once again mad at Spencer for lying to her throughout the process (via Celebrating the Soaps).

Now that the truth is out about Spencer believing in Trina's innocence from the start, their actors weighed in on their relationship.

The stars say several obstacles are blocking a Spencer and Trina romance

The romantic tension between Spencer Cassadine (Nicholas Chavez) and Trina Robinson (Tabyana Ali) is palpable, yet their path toward being a couple is fraught with stumbling blocks on "General Hospital." Trina's love life got complicated on the show when she put aside her feelings for Spencer because she believed he thought she was guilty.

During her trial, she turned to officer Rory Cabrera (Michael Blake Kruse) for comfort. However, Trina's been keeping him somewhat at arm's length, especially because she can't stop thinking about Spencer (via Soap Opera Spy). 

Soap Hub reported on a "GH" fan event that Ali and Chavez attended, and fans asked them questions about what's stopping Trina and Spencer from getting together. Ali stated that Rory and Trina were working on their relationship, but there's still tension between her and Spencer. When a fan asked if Spencer's nefarious uncle Victor Cassadine (Charles Shaughnessy) would stop bullying him, Chavez stated that would only happen if Victor were killed off. 

Commenting on the uncle-nephew relationship, Chavez said, "He's definitely mischievous. Spencer needs to be cautious with him for sure." Regarding Spencer and Trina's relationship, Ali stated that the characters are "soulmates," explaining, "Regardless of how many times they try to separate from each other, they still end up back with each other." 

Chavez, and the fans, couldn't help but agree.