Melissa Joan Hart Recalls Her Past Fling With Ryan Reynolds

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The couple that nearly was! Melissa Joan Hart revealed that she and Ryan Reynolds may have been an merchandise after catching emotions whereas working collectively again within the ‘90s.

The actress, 46, spilled the tea whereas chatting together with her fellow Nickelodeon baby stars David Lascher and Christine Taylor on a current episode of the “Hey Dude … The 90s Referred to as!” podcast. Whereas recalling how she used to look at the cohosts’ present Hey Dude, Hart famous that she additionally would watch Reynolds, 46, on the teenager drama collection Fifteen.

The present additionally starred Chris William Martin, a.okay.a. Corky Martin, whom Hart shared she dated across the time she starred on the Nickelodeon collection Clarissa Explains It All within the early ‘90s. “I dated Corky,” she instructed Lascher, 50, and Taylor, 51, including, “After which type of had a bit factor with Ryan.”

She continued: “Corky was one of many youngsters on it, and I met him like in Utah or one thing at a Nick Takes Over Your Faculty [event], and we began telephone relationship from Vancouver from Orlando. After which, I labored with Ryan Reynolds on the Sabrina [the Teenage Witch] film. The primary film we did, Ryan was in it.”

The 1996 Sabrina the Teenage Witch movie served as a precursor to the hit TV present of the identical identify, which ran for seven seasons from 1996 to 2003. The Deadpool star performed Sabrina’s love curiosity, Seth, who would later get replaced by Nate Richert’s Harvey Kinkle within the collection. Lascher appeared in later seasons of the present as one other of Sabrina’s love pursuits, Josh.

This isn’t the primary time Hart — who tied the knot with husband Mark Wilkerson in 2003 — has opened up about her and Reynolds’ almost-romance. The No Good Nick star known as the actor “very candy” throughout a March 2017 interview with the Australian morning present Studio 10. Nonetheless, she added that a part of the rationale she and Reynolds by no means obtained collectively was that she was relationship another person on the time, doubtless referring to Martin, 48.

“I had a boyfriend on the time, however we have been smitten and cute and he was lovely,” Hart mentioned of the Free Man star. “He was a extremely, very nice man, most likely would have been an amazing boyfriend, and I didn’t find yourself with the opposite man, so possibly I ought to have taken an opportunity!”

Reynolds was beforehand married to Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson from 2008 to 2011 and tied the knot with spouse Blake Energetic in 2012. The 2 share daughters James, 8, Inez, 6, and Betty, 3, and not too long ago welcomed child No. 4 earlier this month. Hart and her husband share three sons, Mason, 17, Braden, 14, and Tucker, 10.