Sarah Michelle Gellar Recalls Dating ‘Energetic’ Jerry O’Connell

Former flames reunited! Sarah Michelle Gellar caught up together with her former classmate and boyfriend, Jerry O’Connell, throughout a Thursday, July 29, look on The Talk.

The Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum, 44, defined that she went “method again” with the latest The Talk cohost, 47, beginning throughout their faculty years.

Sarah Michelle Gellar Jerry OConnell Used Date After High School

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jerry O’Connell.

“Apparently, you went to the identical highschool in New York, you have been costars in Scream 2 and even dated for a bit,” O’Connell’s cohost Amanda Kloots mentioned in the course of the interview. “Now, we’ve all seen the pleasant, energetic vitality that Jerry is now, however we are able to’t even think about, Sarah — what was he like within the 90s?”

Gellar revealed that plainly now, on the present, the Stand By Me star is a “extra subdued, calmed down” model of his teenaged self.

“You’re getting the extra mature, fatherly Jerry,” she defined. “The ‘classes discovered’ Jerry. I had the precise energetic Jerry.”

The Cruel Intentions star defined that, whereas the duo each attended the Skilled Kids’s Faculty in New York on the identical time, they didn’t actually cross paths till after commencement.

“I used to be a freshman, he was a senior,” Gellar mentioned, earlier than turning to O’Connell. “You by no means acknowledged me at school. It was solely later that you’d truly discuss to me.”

The Sliders alum then addressed their age difference instantly, “Pay attention, I used to be a senior. I didn’t need to come off as, like, an excessive amount of of a predator. I revered age variations and every thing.” He continued, “By the best way, this isn’t a filter. You’ve got by no means seen me blush as a lot as I’ve on this present.”

Sarah Michelle Gellar Jerry OConnell Used Date After High School

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jerry O’Connell.

Whereas the pair seldom addressed their relationship publicly, they did attend the 1998 Emmy Awards collectively when she was 21 and he was 24.

Since then, O’Connell married Rebecca Romijn in July 2007, whereas the Stirring Up Enjoyable With Meals cookbook writer wed Freddie Prinze Jr. in September 2002. Gellar initially met the Punky Brewster star, 45, on the set of the 1997 movie, I Know What You Did Final Summer time.

“By the top of the film, I simply needed to be pals together with her as a result of I believed she was too skinny and I needed to cook dinner for her. As a result of that’s what my household does,” Prinze Jr. told Us Weekly in April 2020 about how the now-married couple initially bonded. “And so, we began this weekly barbecue factor at her home, and me and my cousins would come over and cook dinner meals for her and her pals. After which we’d ensure everyone ate, and that was type of how our friendship started.”

The She’s All That star previously told Us in September 2017 that he “at all times knew” the pair have been “going to be collectively.” He defined, “From the primary time we kissed, I didn’t go on one other date. It was simply Sarah. We have been type of on the proper place in our life.”

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