“I understand ESPN’s position when they had given me the platform to showcase what I do best and yet everything they threw my way did not seem to satisfy my appetite.”Off ESPN, Smith talked relationships on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, talked on politics on the radio and even on Real Time With Bill Maher on HBO.
But he eventually came to a revelation that has served him well since getting a phone call from an ESPN executive asking him, “Are you ready to come home?
He has been a fan of "General Hospital" (1963) for 40 years.
He was given the role of Brick on the soap's March 31, 2016, episode after Maurice Benard was a guest on his show and found out he was a longtime viewer.
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