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According to Entertainment Weekly‘s Tanner Stransky, CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful” is about to lose 25 year veteran Ronn Moss (Ridge Forrester) after a contract dispute between the actor and the soap opera over salary hit a snag. A rep for Bell-Phillip Television, which produces “B&B,” confirmed Moss’ exit to Weekly.

“Ronn has spent an amazing 25 years with ‘B&B,’” the rep for “B&B” said in a statement. “We will always consider him family, and we wish him only the best in all of his future endeavors.”

Moss will film his final episode on Tuesday, August 14, with his final airdate expected sometime in September.

Moss was expected to appear at Barnes & Nobles Ventura (4820 Telephone Road  Ventura, CA 93003) along with “Y&R” stars Doug Davidson (Paul Williams) and Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren Fenmore) on Saturday, August 18 for a book signing of “The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell” co-written by Soaps in Depth‘s Michael Maloney and Lee Phillip Bell. It is unclear at this time whether Moss will still be attending the event.

Since “The Bold and the Beautiful” debuted March 23, 1987 on CBS, only Moss, Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester), Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Forrester) and John McCook (Eric Forrester) have remained part of its core cast.

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  • http://twitter.com/Lillibunny Gloria Lillibridge

    Glad he’s leaving. He should be grateful to have a job, he’s such a bad actor.

    • Mia

      He is a wonderful actor!

  • Kiya

    I have enjoyed watching you portray Ridge since day one and thank you for all the years of laughter, tears and heartfull episodes. No one could take yourcharacter and play it like you do!Sorry they would notworkwith you, their loss! Many Blessings in your music career and continued sucess as a wonderful actor.

  • niko.bonnano

    B&B was better before with Ridge. But now the show is spoiled since his departure.OMG. I WILL MISS RIDGE SO MUCH.

  • http://www.facebook.com/troy.flowers.735 Troy Flowers

    on their way to cancellation

  • http://www.facebook.com/troy.flowers.735 Troy Flowers

    boring now anyway,katie dont know what she want,she should have died off the show