Boy Meets World’s Danielle Fishel Was Almost Fired By Show Creator
Boy meets the news headlines of a crushmany, a long time later.
Danielle Fishel shared a secret she have been keeping since her days playing Topanga Lawrence on Boy Meets World. The 41-year-old revealed through the Aug. 24 bout of thePod Meets World podcast, “I had a crush on Rider [Strong].”
Now, this crush could be news to fans, nonetheless it was also a significant revelation to Rider himself. “That isn’t true,” he replied. “You’ve never explained that.”
Well, Danielle confirmed it. “It really is too true,” she assured him. “I had a crush you.”
For when she took a particular liking to her co-star? She recalled, “I believe it started maybe later in season one and definitely through season two.”
Looking back on her behalf childhood love interest, Daniellewho is currently married to Jensen Karpshared think about Rider peaked her interest.
“You understand one of the best reasons for having Rider, also it still stands even today: Rider is quite effusive,” she said. “He’ll let you know how he feels and he’s very free along with his compliments, but he doesn’t throw them out willy-nilly.”
She added, “When Rider compliments you, it really is thoughtful, it has meaning. It is possible to tell it’s from the very real place.”
But because Danielle had a crush on Rider, it generally does not mean they always clicked while on set, based on the actress.
“I believe when I first started Boy Meets World, Rider was probably frustrated by me,” Danielle said. “I believe I was such as a stereotypical L.A. girl to him.”
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While Danielle said that she thinks Rider was a bit “eye-rolly” about her, they eventually formed a deep bond. She added, “We’d very meaningful conversation about whatever was going on inside our lives.”
We guess Danielle’s crush never managed to get into those deep convos but hey, better late than never!
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