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Where are they now? The controversial lives of the Clueless cast.

This week, the cast of Clueless reunited and spilt some serious tea.

Alicia Silverstone joined Paul Rudd, Breckin Meyer and Donald Faison at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo this week, and they were ~rolling with the homies~.

 

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Rollin’ with the homies… #clueless #PaulRudd

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One day until @c2e2. Click the link in my bio for more info, can’t wait to meet you there! #c2e2

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Speaking on a panel together, the former Clueless cast let us in on a few well kept secrets from the film.

Breckin Meyer admitted that he skateboarded to the audition for the role of Travis in the 1995 Amy Heckerling film, and the actor also admitted that he and Alicia Silverstone went to the same high school in real life, but never knew each other.

Oh, and Paul Rudd addressed the fact that he hasn’t aged since the film, letting us all in on the secret that’s he’s 80 years old on the inside. Which makes sense.

But what, exactly, have the cast of Clueless been doing in the 24 years since the film was released?

Alicia Silverstone – Cher.

After making history as Cher in Clueless, Alicia Silverstone continued acting, then shifted her focus to social activism.

Two years after Clueless, in 1997, the actress starred in Batman & Robin as Batgirl.

In 1997, after starting her own production company, Silverstone released their first film, Excess Baggage, and received… mediocre reviews.

As she entered the noughties, the American-born actress’s career took off, as she starred in several feature films and a Broadway debut.

But she also committed to activism, becoming an advocate for PETA, and reportedly took an anti-vaxxer stance.

 

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On the road to Hana. The feeling I have being with Bear on our adventure is so giddy…divine…so free and I feel so lucky to have carved out this time for us to just be. And being his mom, caring for him, is so sweet and lovely. Sand, rain, all of it. Beach walks at night, paddle boarding on the Hanalei River. The drive from Hanalei to Ke’e Beach-it has a wild and moody feeling. Anini Beach is so calm and nice to swim in with good vibes from the people hanging there. We stopped at the St. Regis for a quick look-the view there is so epic and beautiful…we met some lovely friends and decided to return the next night for some hot tub in the rain action ..chasing kids and hopping back and forth between tub and pools. The oceanside path that runs along the Coconut Coast. So pretty. All with my little man Bear. When he is tired at bedtime he is so insanely cute and has so many stories, thoughts and ideas. I want to savor these nights. I’m a naughty mommy for staying up late cozy in bed chatting and storying with him.

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Her views have been criticised by doctors and parents for igniting dangerous and often baseless ideas, including that tampons may cause infertility, eating plants can cure MS, and vaccines are dangerous.

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She has published a vegan cookbook called The Kind Diet, and in 2016, the star-turned-wellness-advocate-turned-anti-vax-campaigner visited Sydney and decided to meet up with fans of her Kind Life blog as a means of connecting “in person”.

According to the Daily Telegraph, only eight people turned up.

In 2005, she married Christopher Jarecki, and in 2011 gave birth to her son Bear, who she has raised as vegan. Jarecki and Silverstone divorced in 2018.

Stacey Dash – Dionne.

Stacey Dash in 2019 is an outspoken political conservative in the US known for her controversial views. 

Following Clueless in 1995, the popular film spawned a TV spin-off, which Dash starred in until 1999.

After a string of unsuccessful budget films, and features in TV shows such as CSI, she starred in music videos and in 2006 posed naked for Playboy.

She welcome her first son with ex-husband Christopher Williams in 1991.

Later, an abusive ex tracked her down and raped her in her apartment. The next time he turned up, she was armed with a gun, and she says it was this experience that makes her so fiercely defend the Second Amendment.

 

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When I go shoot @tarantactical I am responsible for the lives of those around me not only my own. I also trust these men with my life when we shoot together. It’s quite profound… Those of you who don’t like guns because of the horrible crimes committed with them I understand. But… we must arm the good guys. There is a reason why The Forefathers made The Right To Bear Arms The Second Amendment. First being Freedom Of Speech. Do the math. So don’t tread on me. No one is taking my gun away. ⚔️???? Thank you @therealisaiahwashington and @colionnoir for a fantastic training day brothers! Soldier up and fight the good fight! #warrior #wwg1wga #2a #faith #redeemed #jesus #nevergiveup

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Dash has now been married three times and in addition to her 27-year-old son, Austin, has a daughter, 14-year-old Lola, who she had with her second husband James Maby.

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In 2016, announced herself as a supporter of Donald Trump.

Paul Rudd – Josh.

Since his Hollywood debut, Paul Rudd has become a household name.

The 49-year-old has starred in Ant Man, I love you, man, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, among many others.

The chances are, if you’re having a girls night in, you’re going to see Paul Rudd’s face on the screen at some point.

Since his role as the (somewhat) creepy older brother in Clueless, Paul Rudd starred as Dave Paris in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet, following which his career skyrocketed.

In 2003, Rudd married Julie Yaeger, and the couple now have two children. Their son Jack was born in 2004, and their daughter Darby was born in 2009. 

 

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Oscars 2019????

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In 2014, Rudd joined his friend, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, in purchasing a Candy Store called Samuel’s Sweets Shop Rhinebeck, New York, after the previous owner, a friend of the pair, passed away suddenly.

In 2015, the Hollywood actor received a star on the walk of fame.

Donald Faison – Murray.

Donald Faison is commonly recognised as Dr. Chris Turk from the comedy series Scrubs.

The 44-year-old has had a solid acting career since his Clueless appearance.

In 2000, Faison re-entered the big screen as the running-back turned corner-back Petey Jones in Remember the Titans.

Between 2003 and 2009, he was in the popular films Uptown Girls, Something New, and Next Day Air.

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As we exited the noughties, he starred in The Exes from 2011 to 2015 and a number of smaller roles in House of Lies and Ray Donovan. He was also in Pitch Perfect in a small, but awesome role.

 

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Lazy ass

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When it comes to his personal life, he has had two wives and six children since Clueless.

In 2001, he married his first girlfriend of four years Lisa Askey, but the pair separated in 2005. He married his second wife, CaCee Cobb, in 2012, after dating her for six years.

The actor has six children with his two wives and an ex-girlfriend from the nineties.

His first child Sean was with Audrey Ince, and he was born in 1997. Two years later in 1999, his first wife Askey (who he was currently dating) gave birth to fraternal twins, Dade and Kaya, and in 2001 she also gave birth to Kobe.

With Faison’s second wife, CaCee Cobb, he is father to Rocco, born in 2013, and Wilder, born in 2015.

Elisa Donovan – Amber. 

For Elisa Donovan, her role as Amber in Clueless was a career highlight.

While she continued acting, her roles were smaller, and included a range of dog-orientated TV movies (yes, please) and the role of Morgan Cavanaugh on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. 

A quick browse of her Instagram shows she is living a wholesome, family-orientated life.

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She describes herself as an actor, writer, and wine-consumer.

Breckin Meyer – Travis. 

Breckin Meyer was in almost every teen movie in the late 90’s and early 2000s, almost always with a skateboard in hand.

Following Clueless, he starred in The Craft and the DreamWorks hit Road Trip, before appearing in Rat Race and Kate and Leopold in 2001, and Garfield 2004.

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He has been nominated for three Emmys for his writing for Robot Chicken, and in 2018 played Trey Kirkman in political drama Designated Survivor.

In 2001, Meyer married director Deborah Kaplan, and he has two daughters with her. The pair divorced in 2014.

Justin Walker – Christian. 

Oh. Who could forget dreamy Christian.

After a string of low budget films, Justin Walker opened a restaurant in Rancho Mirage, California.

The restaurant, called Tacone Grill, specialises in grilled paninis, salads and soups.

Jeremy Sisto – Elton. 

After his role as Elton in Clueless, Sisto continued to live a quiet Hollywood life.

He appeared in Law and Order as an NYPD detective, and the 2003 films Thirteen and Wrong Turn.

In 2004, he was nominated for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his role as a bigoted baseball player in Take Me Out. 

 

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In 2009, he welcomed his first child, named Charlie-Ballerina, with his girlfriend Addie Lane. In October that year, the pair married, and they welcomed their son Sebastian Kick three years later. The family lives together in Los Angeles.

Tragically, Brittany Murphy, who played Tai in the film, passed away in 2009. She had starred in a range of films, from Happy Feet to Uptown Girls, and led an incredibly successful acting career.

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