Ex-‘Growing Pains’ star refused to smooch co-star in new film ‘Fireproof’
By Mike Celizic
TODAYShow.com contributorIn Kirk Cameron’s new movie, “Fireproof,” he has to kiss the actress playing his wife. That was a problem.
Cameron will not kiss any woman who is not his wife.
“I have a commitment not to kiss any other woman,” the former child star of “Growing Pains” told Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford Monday on TODAY in New York.
To get around the conflict, the filmmakers employed a bit of movie magic, Cameron explained. They dressed his wife, actress Chelsea Noble, like the movie’s female lead and shot the scene in silhouette.
“So when I’m kissing my wife, we’re actually husband and wife honoring marriage behind the scenes,” Cameron said as Gifford and Kotb melted from the romanticism of the moment.
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