9021-0h my! Carol Potter, who performed Mrs. Walsh on the OG ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ says she would flirt with Luke Perry, although he was on-screen relationship her TV daughter Shannen Doherty.
The Beverly Hills 90210 set certain appeared to be fairly an fascinating place behind the scenes again within the day. OG stars Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling welcomed Mrs. Cindy Walsh herself, actress Carol Potter, 72, to their “9021OMG” podcast on Jan. 4. She of course portrayed the mother to teenage twins Brenda Walsh (Shannen Doherty) and Brandon Walsh (Jason Priestley) on the enduring 90s Fox drama. Carol let it spill that she had a bit of an off-screen crush on Brenda’s TV boyfriend, late actor Luke Perry, who performed heartthrob Dylan McKay.
“We would flirt!” Carol dished to Jennie and Tori, who performed Brenda’s West Beverly High friends and classmates Kelly Taylor and Donna Martin on the present. “We used to joke [about everyone having crushes on Luke] all the time.…We’d talk dirty to each other!” Oh my goodness Mrs Walsh! Carol additionally revealed that she had the “biggest crush” on Luke whereas they appeared on the present collectively.
She then performed a game of “Kiss, Marry, Kick to the Curb” with the male actors from the present. Carol mentioned that she would kiss Luke, marry Brian Austin Green (who performed David Silver) and kick Jason to the curb, since having these variety of emotions for one’s TV son can be fairly icky.
In addition to crushing on Luke — and who didn’t again within the day? — Carol additionally revealed that her relationship with TV daughter Shannen was merely cordial at finest. “We weren’t warm and fuzzy. I mean, we had some nice scenes together, but I never felt that close to Shannen. I felt really close to James [Eckhouse],” she revealed, referring to the actor who performed her TV husband Jim Walsh.
Shannen was with the present from its 1990 debut on FOX by 1994, departing amid experiences of clashes with fellow forged members. She was changed by Tiffani Thiessen, who performed secret bad-girl and Walsh household pal Valerie Malone. “When Tiffani came, she and I had a blast,” Potter dished. “She would just shoot the sh*t back and forth…We would play when we were working on the scene. My sense of Shannen is she was…doing her thing. I didn’t feel like there was a lot of space for me.” Well, not less than there was house for Luke and Carol 5o have some flirty enjoyable throughout her eight on and off seasons of the present. The beloved actor sadly handed away on Mar. 4, 2019 after struggling an enormous stroke on the too-young age of 52.