The Secret Life Interview with Ken Baumann

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The Secret Life of the American teenager ended with its season finale on Monday with the birth of baby John.  So what's in store for season two?

TV Guide rcently sat down with the actor behind The Secret Life's resident good boy, Ben, Ken Baumann.  Ken discussed his character and his role in season two.  Here's an excerpt from the interview: Ben is kind of a saint. He's always counseling the people around him, including the father of his girlfriend's baby and his own father. Will we ever see him freak out or reveal a not-so-good side?
Baumannn: Yes. There is certainly a little more temptation for Ben to go down the wicked path. And first of all, I'd like to thank you very much for being the first person to say Ben is a saint. I've never heard that before, but I've always kind of felt that reading the scripts, like, "Wow! This guy, he can just take it! He can take the pain!" But yeah, there's certainly a more challenging arc for Ben ahead. He's got a lot of problems that he's going to have to deal with. I can say that he does not get pregnant, so you can rule that out as a possibility.

Ken Baumann as Ben Boykewich Ben and Ricky work out a deal to be kind of co-dads in the season finale. But that can't last, can it?
Baumann: I think the road to hell is paved with good intentions. I think they're going to try. You know, who knows? I'm sure that that sort of situation has worked out, but I think it'll take a lot of patience and a lot of maturity from two hot-headed 15-year-old kids. But I think it's inevitable for it to crumble a little bit. It's not going to be perfect but it provides for some interesting television.

You can read the rest of the interview at TV Guide.

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