Screech got a gig! Dustin Diamond — who played proverbial nerd Samuel “Screech” Powers on TNBC Saved By The Bell between 1987-1993 — will play himself in the Off-Broadway show The Awesome 80s Prom, TheaterMania.com said Monday. The limited engagement at New York City’s famed Webster Hall will run May 21 through June 26. Read the rest of this entry »
Dustin Diamond, who played the proverbial nerd Screech on TNBC’s Saved By The Bell from 1989 through the mid-’90s, is losing his Ozaukee County, Wisconsin home to foreclosure. According to legal documents filed this week, the unemployed Diamond is thisclose to being tossed out on his rear after falling more than $290,000 behind on his mortgage payments to Wells Fargo Bank.
Too bad the porn thing didn’t work out for him……
The ’80s teen star has been estranged from much of the rest of the Bell cast since penning the ill-received “tell-all book” Behind The Bell in 2009.
Dustin Diamond, better known as Screech from the hit show Saved by the Bell, has a snooze-worthy new “tell-all” book out, Behind the Bell, in which he spills secrets about the iconic TNBC series and his fellow co-stars.
Dustin Diamond is still seething over being blackballed from the 20th anniversary reunion of the cast of Saved By The Bell.
The original cast of NBC’s Saturday Morning teen comedy banned the actor best known for his portrayal of lovable geek Screech from appearing alongside them on last week’s cover of PEOPLE Magazine because of his upcoming tell-all book about his former co-stars and the show. Other reasons for the snub include the Diamond’s infamous 2007 sex tape scandal, his widely reported IRS debt, and his behavior during his appearance on VH1′s Celebrity Fit Club. Read the rest of this entry »