Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Kristoff St. John Finds Birth Mother In South Carolina
Kristoff St. John has playing Neil Winters in THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS for the past 22 years. He recently took WLTX backstage at the soap and revealed some personal information about his birth mother.
After more than 20 years of not seeing or not knowing where his biological mother was, he recently found her in South Carolina.
"It's a long story, but the short of it is when I was four my parents divorced and I didn't see my mom again until I was in my early 20s," St. John explained. "Then I lost touch with her for the next 20 years. I'm so happy to have a relationship with her again and thinking about coming to the beautiful state of South Carolina to visit her later this year."
In true soap opera fashion, the reunion of Kristoff and his mom took an unexpected turn. His mom has cancer.
"We're rallying around her," he said. "I didn't expect for her to be in the shape she's in but hopefully with the help of doctors...we'll be able to get her through this period."
Watch the interview below:
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