She dished on fashion and entertainment
Good roles were hard to come by
Her acting career began when she guest starred on the sitcoms, Full House and Harry and the Hendersons. She won the part which at first was only small but became recurring. The show made Danielle a teen favorite and GQ named her one of the hottest stars to watch in their October issue. Perhaps as part of her own personal growing pains, in December, , Danielle had a little situation when she was arrested for drunk driving in Newport Beach after police stopped her car.
She was released from jail soon after her arrest. When the student gets engaged to a non-white man, she has to fight for acceptance from her parents.
In , 14 years later after the original show ended, Danielle resurrected Topanga and now plays her as the mother to two kids, a son and year-old daughter, Riley Rowan Blanchard in the Disney Channel spin-off show, Girl Meets World which premiered on June 27, This time the show focuses on Riley as she navigates pre-teen life.
Fishel made cameos on the sitcoms Nikki and Yes, Dear and appeared in the boy band-heavy Longshot with just about every other teen star from the '90s. In the special effects-challenged Game Box 1. And she co-starred in both of National Lampoon's Dorm Daze films, showing a raunchier side that we hadn't seen before. Fishel wasn't exactly thrilled with the jobs being sent her way after Boy Meets World , which is why she decided to take on the part she was born to play: And that's just not what I wanted to do.
And eventually I ended up getting into hosting. And that led to her her gig as host of The Dish in Described as a female-focused version of The Soup , The Dish allowed Fishel to show off her goofy personality and playfully zing reality TV shows and celeb fashion faux pas. If someone told you they saw Fishel at Bloomingdale's, you might believe them.
That seems like the kind of place a celebrity would shop. But if someone told you they saw Fishel working at Bloomingdale's, you probably wouldn't believe them.
And yet, Fishel was in fact an employee at the ritzy department store. Most importantly, she had a blast doing it. I wrapped so many presents, it was so fun. People come in and say 'you know what's so funny, you look so much like that girl from…'" See, even people who saw her with their own eyes didn't believe it.
Fishel was back in the news in and not in a good way. If this TMZ story is to be believed, Fishel broke out the water works during her court hearing in and got off with probation.
The report said the judge warned her she would get 25 days in jail if she screwed up again. It appears she has had no serious run-ins with the law since then, so "Fishel Meets Lesson Learned? Fishel did and said all the right things as a spokesperson for Nutrisystem in She lost 28 pounds with the weight loss service and raved about it in the press, telling OK! And there was the Nutrisystem ad that featured Fishel talking about losing out on roles after she gained weight and then showed a slimmed down Fishel prancing around the beach in a bikini.
In , she appeared in three made-for-DVD releases: National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2: Following her appearance on the show, Fishel became a spokesperson for NutriSystem. Fishel plays an average college girl, naive to racism and unaware of it's existence. She struggles to find acceptance from her parents for her ethnic fiance and quickly gets tangled in racist events happening on campus. In , Fishel was arrested in Los Angeles County on a drunk driving warrant.
During her university studies, she became a math tutor, leading her to meet Tim Belusko.