Have you ever wondered if something else was going on in between Danielle Fischel And rider strong behind the scenes of boy meets world, The 41-year-old iconic actress admits to her surprise in funny new comments Pod Meets World podcast (via) very fab), with Ryder and co-star Will Friedl, When a fan asked if they’ve ever had crushes on each other, Danielle jumped at first. “I’ll go first,” he replied. “I had a crush on Ryder.”
This was clearly news for Ryder, 42, who played Sean Hunter opposite Topanga Lawrence of Daniels in the beloved ABC series. “That’s not true, you never told me that!” They said. “You saved it for 30 years? So… I was your first celebrity crush. Jonathan Taylor Thomas and me. You really had the teen magazine thing during the ’90s.
“It’s so true,” Danielle continued, sharing her honest thoughts on her former costar and current co-host. “I think it probably started later in season 1 and definitely through season two. I did. I had a crush on Ryder. I don’t know — he was very smart. You my favorite things about Ryder know one of them, and it still holds today, Ryder is very impressive. He will tell you how he feels and he is very independent with his compliments, but he doesn’t take them out willingly. When Ryder Praises you, it is imaginable This meansAnd you can tell…it’s coming from a very real place.”
The crush apparently spilled over into an acting class that they took together. “I remember getting a lot of genuine praise from Ryder,” she revealed. “And then feeling like, ‘Oh, my God, I love you.'” Given that he might have “angry” rider when he First started playing TopangaDanielle said the relationship matured into, “a very good, deep friendship and we had a lot of meaningful conversations.”
Boy Meets World ran from 1993-2000. Daniels starred in the spinoff girl meets the world From 2014 and 2017, Ryder reprized his role as Sean in recurring locations.