They should change the name of the show to AWKWARD! With Kelly and Michael!
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Is this the start of another celebrity feud?!
In an interview to promote their show, Franklin & Bash, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer let loose on Dustin Diamond.
Mark-Paul and Dustin (a.k.a Screech) both appeared on Saved By the Bell as teenagers and Dustin has always been outspoken about his negative experiences on the hit show. While Breckin never had a role on the series, his acting career lent him some insider knowledge of the cast.
When Mark-Paul and Breckin were asked about Dustin, the backlash was ASTOUNDING.
"This guy's such a d–k. I don't know Dustin at all, but like, everything I read… Mark-Paul and I have talked endlessly about Saved by the Bell. I grew up at the same time, I was acting—I used their sets one time when I did a pilot… the Dustin Diamond thing is just so silly. It's just so negative and it always bums me out."
"It is negative. That I must say. Everything I've heard about his book is it is negative. I don't remember those things. My experience on the show was very positive."
The negativity from Dustin is not unfounded–in his book, Behind the Bell, Dustin describes the Saved by The Bell set as a hotbed of drugs, sex, and verbal abuse (claims which the rest of the cast adamantly denies).
If Screech's allegations are in fact untrue, then we can understand why Mark-Paul and Breckin are pissed!
Our favorite part of the interview? When Breckin slammed Screech's infamous 2006 sex-tape:
"I think a bunch of it is bulls–t. I think he's so full of s–t, like his sex tape… you saw it! That's not him! Screech is not packing that. Get the hell out of here. He doesn't have six Beldings beneath him. There's no f–king way. You're full of s–t, Dustin."