BFFs forever! Secret to Tiffani Thiessen and Mark-Paul Gosselaar‘S Friendship is all about finding time to spend together with their family.
“We live completely close to each other. I love his wife. His kids are awesome, just like we love [them]. So we really have a lot of fun hanging out with them,” says Thiessen, 47, exclusively. Our weekly while also promoting her partnership with Nutri-Grain.
In spite of Saved by Bell Thiessen admits it can be difficult to work together.
“We have before, but it’s been a long time. I actually went back and started filming a few more episodes for Season two [of Saved by the Bell] next week. Maybe we’ll try to achieve something [together],” she noted. “It is difficult for the children. He has more children than me, so it’s even harder for him than me.”
Thiessen and Brady Smith shares daughter Harper, 11, and son Holt, 6. Gosselaar, 47, for his part, has son Dekker Edward, 8, and daughter, Lachlyn Hope, 6, with his wife Catriona McGinn. The actor also has two children from his previous marriage with Lisa Ann Russell.
Thiessen and Gosselaar previously touted fans a glimpse of their friendship as they help each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In April 2020, Pitch alum shared on social media that he is in need of some eggs.
“This is the deal,” Gosselaar said in an Instagram video at the time. “I ran out of eggs and I called a friend who had chickens and I said, ‘Hey, can you help me?’ So she left me a few.”
Gosselaar notes in the clip that his friend happens to be Theissen, who played his love interest on Saved by Bell in the franchise, which ran from 1989 to 1994. Pair return for the show’s Peacock revival in 2020.
“So I’m choosing this pretty little gift. Look. How great is that? ‘ asked the passage alum as the camera panned to reveal a small basket of eggs next to a letter from Thiessen and Smith, 49, outside their home.
The note reads “Fresh nuggets for the Gosselaar family” and it includes a heart signed by the whole family.
Actress White Collar confirmed We this month she received a gift from Gosselaar.
“He actually left beer for my husband and I really made a joke. I said, ‘You know, I’m the one who actually gave the eggs, what’s my thank you?’ It shows you that he loves my husband. Like, the two of them have a great relationship, so they have a lot of fun together,” she told Us.
As Thiessen continues to be busy with her work, she also partnered with Nutrigrain for the “Getaway from Negotiation” sweepstakes.
“As parents can agree, we spend too much time negotiating meals and food with our children. Statistically, Nutrigrain actually tells me that we as parents spend about nine days negotiating meals and food with our kids. That was crazy for me… Nine days is a lot of wasted time,” Thiessen explained.
She continued: “They have such a great thing that they will really make people hope to follow Nutrigrain and comment. They will then give five families a chance to win a family vacation of up to $10,000. [It’s] really just to show off and show that you can actually spend more quality time with your family besides negotiating over food. “
With reporting by Mandie DeCamp