Her storylines have included the death of her sister Arianna Hernandez (Lindsay Hartley), finding out that her first love was gay, and romances with Chad Di Mera (Casey Jon Deidrick, Billy Flynn) and Nick Fallon (Blake Berris).Gabi is of Latin descent, and Banus has expressed her pride to represent the Hispanic community through her portrayal.* Returned months later alive and with revenge on his mind.
However, months into her portrayal, the decision was made to age Gabi.
In July 2010, it was announced that Rodriguez was replaced by former One Life to Live actress Camila Banus.
Banus had previously auditioned for the role but was turned down, and rejected her first offer to return before finally accepting. Originally described as a sweet, innocent and loving girl, a number of events since Gabi's arrival on the series have altered her personality.
The rumors were that Blake was the recast of Morgan Corinthos just a few months after Bryan Craig left the role.
But it’s not Morgan that Blake will be playing – it’s a beloved character and BFF of Sam and Jason Morgan!