Might issues have been totally different for Beverly Hills, 90210? Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling hashed that out on a current episode of their 90210MG podcast. After they had been requested if issues might have been dealt with in another way to maintain Shannen Doherty from exiting the beloved drama in 1994 amid rumors of drama on set, Tori responded that maybe a “break” might need modified issues. “I want that Brenda [Walsh, Shannen’s character] would have stayed on the present, positively, however I don’t know the place they had been gonna go along with her character,” Jennie stated on the podcast, through PEOPLE.
“If I’m going to reply as a fan, which is how we go into the present proper now, rewatching. Sure, I’d have preferred it worked out so Brenda might have stayed,” Tori added. “Being in it and on the surface of what was occurring on the time, there in all probability wanted to be a break as a result of there was simply — the energy you realize, she wasn’t blissful.”
Tori additionally claimed that “lots of people” had been sad with how things were going on the TV set on the time. “I feel it affected everybody and subsequently the power grew to become poisonous on set,” Tori recalled. “I’m not saying she made it poisonous, simply from every little thing occurring. So it did want a break. However sure, if we had taken a breather, and everybody had calmed down and sorted out. It will have been really nice to have Brenda come again.”
Shannen, who’s now battling breast cancer, famously stepped away from the present in 1994, with Tiffani Thiessen stepping in to fill the hole as Valerie Malone. Although rumors swirled Shannen had been fired from the long-lasting teen cleaning soap, Shannen herself was on the report on the time claiming she stop.
“I stop,” she told TV Guide on the time, calling it a “mutual choice” between her and legendary showrunner Aaron Spelling. “We backed one another in opposition to the wall,” she stated. “I really feel no unhappiness. Who desires to stand up at 5 a.m. and depart the arms of your husband and go work for 12 hours in a job wherein you’re depressing?” On the time, Shannen was married to Ashley Hamilton.