Jennie Garth went by means of a sequence of feelings throughout a candid dialog about her Beverly Hills, 90210 character Kelly Taylor’s relationship with Dylan McKay (performed by the late Luke Perry) — together with drawing a comparability to her personal personal life.
“Kelly and I had a lot in common,” the 48-year-old actress admitted on the “Beverly Hills, 90210 Show” podcast on Tuesday, February 16.
While discussing how on and off Kelly’s relationships have been with Dylan, Brandon Walsh (Jason Priestley) and a number of different love pursuits over the sequence’ 10-year run, Garth quipped, “Maybe that’s why I had so many divorces. Bring them together, take ‘em apart. I live for the drama!”
The actress has been married 3 times. During her time on the ‘90s sequence, she was married to Daniel B. Clark from 1994 to 1996. In 2001, she married Peter Facinelli, with whom she welcomed three daughters: Luca, 23, Lola, 18, and Fiona, 14. Two years after the pair finalized their divorce in 2013, Garth married Dave Abrams. Us Weekly broke the information in November 2017 that they have been taking time aside, however the twosome later reconciled.
Garth was one of many 4 authentic stars of Beverly Hills, 90210 to stay on the present for all 10 seasons. (Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering and Brian Austin Green additionally appeared on each season.) During the 2000 sequence finale, it’s implied that Kelly finally ends up with Dylan after Perry returned to the present for the ultimate two seasons following his exit in 1995.
“I think they had a really unique and special connection,” Garth mentioned on the “Beverly Hills, 90210 Show” of Kelly and Dylan. “I like to think that they ended up together.”
During the podcast, Garth additionally acquired visibly emotional as she mentioned Perry, who died of a stroke on the age of 52 in March 2019.
“It’s nice to watch it back. It’s so weird for me to watch [scenes] because I don’t remember. I have, like, some serious traumatic memory loss and I don’t remember doing it and I want to remember so bad,” she mentioned after host Peter Ferriero performed a Kelly and Dylan scene from season 3. “Because that looked like it was a great time with him and I wish I could remember it.”
Garth subsequently began crying.
“Even my own children, people that are very close to me, my inner circle, know how much Luke means to me and meant to me,” she mentioned. “I don’t ever like to really talk about [our personal relationship], you know, it’s a very special place inside of me and I don’t like to share it with people. … He was a very important person in my life.”
Garth beforehand spoke about Perry throughout an episode of her “9021OMG” podcast with Spelling in November 2020.
“That character you saw a lot of who Luke Perry really was,” Garth mentioned of Perry’s Dylan. “They were very similar in their makeups. With Luke, you loved him the minute you met him, you were just engaged by his charisma, but it wasn’t over the top, it was just like this really calm, easy vibe that he would give off to everyone and I think that Dylan did that too. And that’s why America and the world fell in love with him.”
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