St. Clair, a white actress, plays the doting wife of the African-American Lee on the upcoming ABC comedy In The Motherhood, set to premiere on March 26.
Since hooking up with a her chocolate onscreen hubby, St. Clair fears that it may be hard to switch back to vanilla.
She jokes, With a man this handsome in a suit, itd be hard to go back [once Ive gone black].
In fact, the actors hardly notice each others color when playing their characters.
Adds Lee, I think its great. Were just a young couple that fell in love, got married, had a couple of kids, and now were raising our children.
However, Lee admits that he thought his race would keep him from landing the role.
He says, When I came in, I thought, Well, I dont have a shot in hell, so when they told me I got it, I was like, What?!
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