The Bold and the Beautiful spoilers reveal that Katie Logan’s (Heather Tom) tears were real during her kidney transplant storyline. It really hit close to home for the actress. Keep reading to find out why and what fans can learn from the on-screen lesson.
Bold & The Beautiful Spoilers – Katie Logan’s Health Scare
B&B spoilers teased that Katie would go through a health crisis. Already the recipient of a heart transplant, she would need another replacement organ. It turns out that was her kidney, and a new one was provided by Flo Fulton (Katrina Bowden).
However, this wasn’t just another storyline for actress Heather Tom. She explained to Soap Opera Digest that her tears were real.
B&B Spoilers – Hits Home for Heather Tom
The Bold and the Beautiful spoilers reveal that Katie wasn’t just concerned about her own life ending. It was the idea that her son would have to grow up without his mother. This aspect really hit home for Tom.
She explained that she used to ride her bike to work before her son was born. After his delivery, she did it once and she had a thought that would change her life forever.
“… I thought to myself, ‘You are crazy! You are going to die out here and you really can’t die now because there is this little human being who is depending on you. Your life means so much more now.”
Bold & The Beautiful Spoilers – Family Lessons
Heather also said that Katie Logan didn’t want her child to be scared or traumatized by having a mother that was so sick. This is what was going through Katie’s mind during the kidney crisis. It is also the reason why she kept quiet when she wasn’t feeling well.
— SOS/CTS/HH (@SoapOperaSpy) October 25, 2019
B&B Spoilers – Kidney Failure Awareness
This particular storyline had another purpose, too. It was to create awareness and education about kidney failure and organ transplants. In fact, at one point Dr. Davis (Tisha Campbell) talked about the importance of people becoming organ donors and that there are too few kidneys and way too many people in need of a transplant. Some end up dying before they are able to receive one.
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