Thom Bierdz: "I Would Never Quit if I Were Asked to Kiss a Girl"

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Thom Bierdz visited with Our Prattvillle'sMelissa Parker about his book Forgiving Troy, his work as an artist, his return to The Young and the Restless and the Chris Engen controversy.

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Melissa Parker (Our Prattville): An actor on The Young and the Restless left because he didn’t like his negative storyline plus he was about to have an onscreen same-sex kiss. As an actor, is there something that you would not do in a role?

Thom Bierdz: Because acting is not my only income (I also paint), I wouldn’t take a role if it offended me. But, I would never quit if I were asked to “kiss a girl.” I find it shocking when “straight” people are offended at homosexual roles.