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Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty: The Entertainment Weekly Interview

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Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty grace the cover of the latest Entertainment Weekly.

Inside, there's an interview with the reunited 90210 co-stars. Here are excerpts from it, as the actresses dish on the differences between the new series and the original:

EW: For the new 90210, you were both involved with determining where Kelly and Brenda were in their lives. Jennie, the producers initially wanted Kelly to be a West Beverly Hills High School board member, right? How did she become a guidance counselor?
GARTH: I didn’t want to be on the show for no reason. I wanted to have some value. When Gabe and [exec producer] Jeff [Judah] told me some of the things they were doing, I was like, ”Whoa. That is not 90210, people.” They were trying to educate me [about] how teens are in high school today. It was so shocking to me that I thought I should bring a positive spin somehow. Of course, I have yet to guide or counsel anyone.
DOHERTY: I think they must have told you the same things they told me.

EW: What kinds of things?
DOHERTY: All I know is there’s a girl giving a guy a b— job in the first episode.
GARTH: When they told me that, I thought, Aaron Spelling is rolling over in his grave right now.

Brenda and Kelly

A shot of Brenda Walsh and Kelly Taylor, reunited on 90210, to the delight of fans everywhere.

Here are three more shots of Garth and Doherty from the magazine shoot. Click on each to enlarge:

  • Jennie Garth Pic
  • Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty
  • Shannen Photo

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