In 1987, she was offered the role of blue-collar Brooke Logan on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (B&B), and has been an integral part of the program ever since.Her love affair with Ridge Forrester (played by Ronn Moss) has been a key story arc for over 20 years, and a love triangle among Brooke, Ridge, and Taylor (Hunter Tylo) stretched across an entire decade.When we realized Prop 8 was going to pass, we thought we should try to get in under the wire and be part of the movement. They don't notice difference in skin color or nationality, or that some kids have two mommies and some two daddies and some have a mommy and a daddy. They hired a lot of gay and lesbian actors over the years. She and I started out as the two ingénues of the show and we looked so much alike that people got us confused. I don't want to live my life without love and partnership." Why would you want that for your child? TV Guide Magazine: Did it ever get better with your folks? But now EW has yet another exclusive, as Moss sat down with us to chat about exactly his reasoning behind leaving the drama. I am not shunning the 25 years, but I'm embracing it. It's not just the paycheck that is a part of living, but it's about these people that have come on this journey with us and this family that we've grown with. I have loved and still love and will always love the people I've worked with for 25 years! It seems like I'm just walking away from that for some people, when actually it's like being reborn. That's what I want the fans to hear, how dedicated I am to them. Well, I got to a point where I couldn't give anymore. I've got to move to a place where my world is able to open up, and I needed that. It was really sad to leave, but I had to because of all the things that are going on, everything.
And, it sounds like B&B’s producer Bell knew that Matula would come back – because originally he stated they were recasting the character, and then a month later he announced that they had decided not to recast.MICHAEL: Last month, we saw your final episode with Ronn Moss, when Brooke and Ridge got married once again in front of family and friends.debuted in 1987 and she quickly emerged as one of the show's brightest and most romantic stars, first as doomed heroine Caroline Spencer, then as her identical twin Karen. club promoter] Michelle Agnew and we have two beautiful children, Julian, who is five, and Harlow, who is two. It feels weird and wrong to play this revelation about Karen's life and not talk about my own. lang and Melissa Etheridge back in the day and thought it was so beautiful they were out, even though I didn't have the nerve. Or would that be a PC nightmare, considering this is the first gay storyline in 's entire 25-year history?Ronn Moss’ unexpected and seemingly sudden decision to leave his role as Ridge Forrester after 25 years, made these on-air nuptials all the more meaningful and shocking.And, for series star Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) it meant an end of a huge chapter for her – both on-screen and in the workplace – having to say goodbye to her long-time scene partner and friend. Katherine also learned another one of the original “core four” cast members of the CBS soap will depart the series too, when Susan Flannery (Stephanie) announced her plans to exit come the end of this year.