Why the chilly shoulder? Maitland Ward is sharing why she believes her former Boy Meets World costar Danielle Fishel didn’t converse to her when she got here to a taping of Lady Meets World.

“I used to be shocked that she didn’t even … she stated ‘Hey,’ that’s it,” Ward, 45, solely shares with Us Weekly, whereas selling her new memoir, Rated X: How Porn Liberated Me from Hollywood. “It’s only a bizarre form of factor, and I want that we may very well be associates and I don’t know the complete causes behind it.”

The Daring and the Stunning alum continues: “I had heard perhaps she didn’t like the entire previous costars on the present, the ladies to come back again on there or one thing, however I don’t know why she didn’t or doesn’t like me … we didn’t, like, have a blowout. I used to be anticipating bear hugs like I obtained from the blokes [Ben Savage and Rider Strong], and [with Danielle] it was like, ‘Oh … hello.’”

Ward, who portrayed Rachel McGuire on Boy Meets World from 1998 to 2000, provides that there was “nothing that went on” that would have contributed to the alleged coldness from the Arizona native, 41. She did suspect, nonetheless, that her NSFW social media content material might have rubbed Fishel the unsuitable method.

“I feel [my career choices] may very well be a part of it,” the White Chicks actress continues. “I wasn’t doing porn when Lady Meets World was occurring [though]. Everyone says, ‘Oh, you have been doing porn and you’ll’t come on, Lady Meets World — you may’t be part of it.’ And I actually wasn’t. I used to be simply doing attractive photos on Instagram, like my cosplay stuff and I used to be getting lots of consideration. So … I can’t converse for her, however I do assume that she’s not a fan of what I do now. She doesn’t have to look at it, however [she’s] not supportive of something that I do now.”


Regardless of their alleged variations, Ward explains how open she was to speaking issues out with Fishel on her new podcast, “Pod Meets World.” The present, which the ABC alum hosts along with her former Boy Meets World costars Robust, 42, and Will Friedle, 46, breaks down each episode of the enduring collection, which ran from 1993 to 2000.

“I feel [I] will probably be on the podcast and we’ll speak it out,” the writer shares with Us. “That’s gonna be the place we speak it out.”

Ward, who selected to depart Hollywood for a profession within the porn trade, is revealing extra particulars about her expertise going from teen sitcom star to grownup movie actress.

“I do know that I’ve a narrative that no one else has. It truly is a narrative no one has about being a younger Disney star and coming from such a well-known present and dealing in Hollywood. Then a long time later — actually at 40 [years old] — making it as a prime porn star,” the California native states. “[I had] been successful quite a few, quite a few awards, was making higher cash than ever and having extra respectability and success. I actually wished to inform my story and I actually assume it will be empowering to everybody — particularly ladies who’ve been instructed no a lot of their lives.”

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi