How will The Bold and the Beautiful's Ridge Forrester (Thorsten Kaye) react to everything that has transpired during his absence, namely former wife Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) having played hide-the-sword with Bill (Don Diamont)? Could Brooke's actions cause Ridge to look in her little sister Katie's (Heather Tom) direction?
TV Guide Magazine: Given your love for twisted romance, will you have Ridge fall Katie? It would drive Bill and Brooke crazy!
Bell: [Laughs] Well... maybe I will. Anything is possible! Thorsten makes a fantastic Ridge — very different from [predecessor] Ronn Moss. He'll really electrify the show. Bill has been cock-of-the-walk for way too long. He needs a little competition! And that's exactly what he's going to get! We're going to find out that Ridge has gone through something very significant during his time away — something that's really changed him. There's only one Ronn Moss and he was splendid, but now we have a new and very different Ridge and it's exciting to write for him.
Goodbye scarves and Speedos, hello scruff and couture hockey jerseys? In the Dec. 2-16 issue of CBS Soaps In Depth, Brad Bell answered many burning questions about the casting of All My Children superstar Thorsten Kaye as Ridge Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. Here's an excerpt:
Q. This casting choice seems to indicate that you're not looking to replicate Ronn's portrayal. Will this new version of Ridge be different not only in looks but also in personality?
"Absolutely. We're going to write a Ridge that is very reflective of Thorsten. I get so much of my inspiration from the actors and what they bring to the role, so I'll be studying him very closely and trying to capture his spirit and play to his strengths." READ MORE
The legendary Bell soap opera clan could soon be a political dynasty as well. Colleen Bell, wife to The Bold and the Beautiful's executive producer Brad Bell, has been named new U.S. Ambassador to Hungary. In a released statement President Barack Obama said:
I am grateful these accomplished individuals have agreed to join this Administration, and I’m confident they will serve ably in these important roles. I look forward to working with them in the coming months and years, READ MORE
Last June it was reported Colleen Bell, wife of The Bold and the Beautiful showrunner Brad Bell, would likely become the next ambassador to Belgium or Hungary. It looks like Bell is one step closer. According to The Washington Post, she has completed the vetting process and an announcement should be made soon.
Nonetheless, the expected nomination of another Obama mega-bundler, Hollywood producer Colleen Bell, best known for the TV soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful,” to be ambassador to Hungary, is also on track. We’re hearing Bell’s vetting is done, and that the Hungarians, who must agree to the nomination, doubtless will do so. Something should be announced soon..
Who knew Tamar Braxton and her husband Vincent Herbert had such awesome taste in soap characters? Braxton revealed to Us Weekly she and her hubby named their new baby, Logan, after The Bold and the Beautiful's Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang)!
Said The Real co-host:
"Vince loves the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. We tape it every day," says Braxton, who married the record executive in 2008 and stars alongside him in WE tv's Tamar & Vince, a spinoff of Braxton Family Values. "There is a character named Brooke Logan, and we got Logan from her last name because we wanted the initials LV. Logan kind of stuck with us -- we really like it." READ MORE
Brad Bell and Co. aren't wasting any time drawing out Wyatt's (Darin Brooks) paternity saga on The Bold and the Beautiful. SPOILER ALERT: Today on the splashy, 30-minute sudser, Dollar Bill (Don Diamont) learns Quinn (Rena Sofer) didn't abort their baby all those years ago. She kept him and he grew up to flash his sword at a giggly Hope Logan (Kim Matula) in the woods. Watch a sneak peek of the drama after the jump! READ MORE