Intriguing casting news out of The Bold and the Beautiful, who have been at the forefront of telling stories facing the transgender community, and incorporating transgender performers into their storylines.
According to PEOPLE.com, Chaz Bono has been cast as a minister in two upcoming episodes of the series. Bono will be appearing on the March 31st and April 1st episode of the popular CBS soap opera. In a statement, Bono 46 related: “I’m very excited to have been cast in a role on The Bold and the Beautiful. I’m grateful that they are willing to pay me to do something I love, which is to act.”
Bono, who transitioned from female to male opened up in an interview on Oprah’s: Where Are They Now about losing weight and overcoming a negative self-image. Watch a moment from it after the jump!
So, what do you think about Chaz Bono coming aboard The Bold and the Beautiful? Will he be marrying an on-screen B&B couple since he is playing a minister, or offering someone advice? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!