For Kevin Bacon, chemistry and class are the perfect combination for the star of the new television series "The Following." The 54-year-old actor, who will always be remembered for his role in the movie "Footloose," is married to actress Kyra Sedgwick, but that didn't stop him from planting an innocent kiss on his co-star's cheek during a recent news conference on Jan. 8, 2013, according to an ABC News report.
Here's what happened. A reporter who attended the press conference commented on the onscreen chemistry between Kevin Bacon and his "The Following" co-star James Purefoy. The reported remarked, "I just want them to kiss." Ever the class act, Bacon leaned over and kissed Purefoy's cheek, prompting Purefoy to ad lib, "Rule nothing in. Rule nothing out."
The good-natured exchange resulted in fans searching the term "Kevin Bacon chemistry class" for details about the chaste Bacon-Purefoy kiss.