Bold And The Beautiful: 9 Behind The Scenes Secrets
This March, the Bold and the Beautiful (B&B) will be celebrating three decades on daytime airwaves. What started off as the sister show to The Young and the Restless (Y&R) has now become one of the top soap operas on television. The show debuted in 1987, chronicling the lives of the Forresters and Los Angeles’ fashion industry. While fans have seen some interesting and controversial stories from the B&B over the years, maybe the most interesting ones are those that occur on set. Below is a list of nine behind the scenes secrets of the B&B.
9. A Little Hair Dye Trick
Anyone miss former Ridge Forrester, Ronn Moss? The handsome actor shocked B&B fans and the rest of the soap opera world when he left the show in 2012, after a quarter of a century with the daytime drama. Interestingly enough, he filled the role of Eric Forrester’s son at that time, played by John McCook, who at age 72, is only seven years older than Moss. Moss has been blessed with chiseled features and a baby face, but another trick B&B hairdressing artists used so that fans could not see an significant age difference was to dye Eric’s hair grey.
8. Location! Location! Location!
As the sister show of the Y&R, it’s no surprise that the B&B is located directly across from the infamous Genoa City set. However, daytime television mega hit The Price is Right is also located nearby B&B’s set at the CBS studios. Wonder if Ridge or Brooke have ever tried their luck at spinning that crazy cash wheel? It would be oh-so tempting …