Dr. Oz and Lark Voorhies On Her Feelings Towards Her Castmates

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Dr. Oz and Lark Voorhies On Her Feelings Towards Her Castmates

"I have to admit I did feel a bit slighted and hurt."

"Saved by the Bell" star Lark Voorhies joins me Wednesday to discuss her mental health, as well as her feelings about not being included in an upcoming reboot of the show.

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  • Bria Barrows says:

    She knows what she wants to say but she struggles with saying it. That must be so frustrating.

  • Bria Barrows says:

    She is very articulate despite her illness.

    • B.b. Gun says:

      James Boss Could you expand on your answer? Do you disagree that she has schizoaffective disorder? Or are you saying that she does have it but that it’s drug induced?
      And what points to it being drug induced? Thank you.

    • Vangelis Sopamena says:

      D D Yes, in this interview she is very vulnerable and brave at the same time, it is touching. I really am really glad that she seems to have finally gotten the proper diagnosis ánd treatment and I truly wish her all the best! 🙏🏾

    • James Boss says:

      @rrr ccc exactly.

    • marcus harry says:

      Don’t you think it’s another matter of colorism why they shun her, just look at how she dyed her hair blond.

    • Vangelis Sopamena says:

      marcus harry People with bi polar disorder are know to drastically change their hair style from time to time. Could be colorism, but would not be my first guess.

  • Sas Thyme says:

    So glad she’s improving, she seems to have such a kind energy. Wish they included her, it would have probably done her wonders.

    • Katie Pojer says:

      Sas Thyme yes my dear friend is bipolar type one. Took her about three years to really recover

    • NATsoHIGH ! says:

      Another person with no sense.
      You want a mentally fragile person who’s mental state started to crack on that show to return WHILE she’s still mentally fragile ? 🤣😂🤣😂🤣
      If she’d done the show I guarantee you would have heard about her suicide a few weeks later 🙈

    • Sas Thyme says:

      NATsoHIGH ! … and I have no sense. Reread your comment🙄.
      Being fragile suffering from bi polar does not make you obsolete. Doing something in life that creates a feeling of productivity is a sure fire way in improving the symptoms of the disorder. Having a medical practitioner supporting her abilities to tackle life is enough to know it’s safe for her to at least try. Feeling a sense of accomplishment is a powerful medicine. Acting is what she loves and does well, I’m quite sure getting back to work would help. She definitely needs support to stay on track, everyone close to her is in the know so there’s a significantly reduce chance of her spiralling as long as she continues her treatment.
      To come and throw your 2 pennies in as much as predicting triggers and suicide shows how senseless you actually are, not me.

    • Sas Thyme says:

      NATsoHIGH ! … with all your laughing face emojis, maybe you might need treatment for a mental issue, this subject matter isn’t humorous. I can’t see why a person of sane mind would have so much to laugh about concerning this matter, weird.
      Stop getting High.

    • NATsoHIGH ! says:

      @Sas Thyme laughing face emojis therefore I need mental treatment? Lord, no wonder mental health care systems are overrun. People putting mental health on others that don’t even have it. Considering you state its not a laughing matter, you have no issue with making light-hearted fun about me potentially having mental issues. The irony is strong with this one.

  • Chet Lindsay says:

    Dear Miss Voorhees, do not be pained because four has-beens chose to reunite and not include you. You are bigger than that and bigger than they.

  • Joanna Robinson says:

    I will not be watching any save by the bell reunion if she dont include her. Smh shame on those writers, producers etc etc

  • May says:

    She looks like she is about to cry. It’s so sad. Even with her struggles, she is looking great!

  • parisLuvs says:

    Wow that’s so shady they didn’t include her to participate.

    • Rayshawn Ross says:

      @Tiripsroirraw Thank You thats what I tried to explain to @NATsoHigh ! But he doesnt get it.

      Her job is not like a “Mcdonalds job” she was apart the cast and now they are having a reboot without her and Dustin.

      The reboot is gonna be based on them in an older aspect now how are they gonna have success with it without 2 of cast members that was there since the beginning.

      Thats like Wesley snipes making another blade movie without him in it. It wont work period! Lol!

    • parisLuvs says:

      NATsoHIGH ! I understand what you’re saying but she received no support whatsoever not even an ear to listen to her! No one reached out even to inquire about how she is doing so that’s shady.

    • Tiripsroirraw says:

      @Rayshawn Ross exactly, that’s like saying if one of the members from Metallica / The Supremes / Earth Wind And fire, got bad off sick, not of the members didn’t show support. Even though they’re not family, they are a group / brand. Same with ” Saved by the bell ‘ The OG cast which build their brand with Their characters with each other

    • Tiripsroirraw says:

      @parisLuvs agreed !!!!!!,

  • Todd Krajewski says:

    Even before I was diagnosed with PTSD (Combat) I always stood up for people with MI. Very few friends and not a single family member supported me. Many thought I was making it up and others just saw me as weak or lazy. Our society is currently in a very sad state in which ‘movements’ aren’t helping. Revolutions anyone!?!

  • Jus Me says:

    I would luv to see Lark back on tv. Lisa Turtle was a part of my childhood. Let her shine again hollywood, will have patience and understanding and build her career back up. So proud of you Lark. 🙂

  • KV J says:

    This is the true reality of mental illness. You are shunned, isolated, left when in fact you are at a point where you need people and compassion the most.

    • Jay Smith says:

      There are two sides to every story… it’s ok to remove yourself from ppl. I’m sure they have all tried to help etc

    • Ashley Victoria says:

      KV J absolutely

    • Maryann Dicesari says:

      They Really need to let her in the reunion I won’t watch unless Lark Voorhees is in it honestly it’s not the same

    • Tiripsroirraw says:

      @Re Up Agreed, As many people as we see in Hollywood strung out and everything. At least Lark is getting herself better without being that way. The producers of that show could’ve work with Lark to bring more awareness to those with mental illness, with having the character Lisa having a disorder that was not aware until later, that would’ve been great for those who have mental illness whom may watch to show to have someone to relate to.

    • Candace Tyndall says:

      @RudeasxEbo ! after seeing this testimony, I know there is hope!

      God bless you!

  • Christopher Angeli says:

    There’s something very authentic pure and innocent about Lark. She’s never mean to anybody and she’s been through a lot. She even still talks to Dustin Diamond who everyone hates. She’s too sweet for this world.

  • Tasha Little says:

    She is sweet and fragile and just needs some kindness and understanding, I’m sure she will flourish 💗💗. Sending love & 🙏 to ms. Lark

  • Carmen Belle says:

    She carries herself so well despite the touchy questions. She’s a class act, I used to idolize her as a kid and now I do even more.

    • Travis Bell says:

      Carmen Belle I do too.

    • SanJuana Gasca says:

      Idolism isn’t good

    • YAHsaves777 says:

      Carmen Belle maybe you should stop idolizing other broken people and seek the Most High since His ways are PERFECT!!

    • Victoria Grace says:

      Lark seems like a sweet, classy person. She doesn’t deserve to be treated like this. AT ALL. As a 90s kid, I was excited to learn of the Saved by the Bell reboot, because I grew up with the original show. I was a kid when it was at its height. But now I’m thinking I don’t even want to watch it. They should’ve included Lark. Even if it was an occasional ‘special appearance’ which I’m sure would be something she could handle. But not even a damned cameo? That sucks!

    • Cattt01 says:

      So true! I just said the same. So poised & sweet in her answers. 🌷 Prayers, peace & good vibes for you, Lark. 🙏🏽🕊

  • glitterxmilk says:

    She handled herself with a lot of dignity and respect.

  • flipmode00 squad says:

    At the end of the day Screw those cast mate, IMO it was a collective agreement not to invite her, not even one of them made the effort to invite her. piss me off

  • Born Beaut-i-ful says:

    She’s still beautiful, and pray for her to get all the healing she needs

  • Shannon Perez says:

    She was my favorite person on the show. If she’s not there for the remake…. I can’t even watch it. ❤ Love you Lark! Stay powerful and strong! You have many fans that love you forever!

  • kim finklea says:

    She was a pioneer there weren’t too many black teenage girls in tv series back then

  • NewNails WhoThis says:

    She’s holding back the tears…I’m crying for her.

  • Dianne Marie says:

    She looks beautiful. I really don’t understand why she was not included in the reboot. It’s so sad that she is struggling with this terrible condition.

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