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A sneak peek at Dustin Diamond's "shocking" new Saved By the Bell tell-all, Behind the Bell, contains claims of drugs, sex and even steroid use.

Yes, Double-D claims that co-star Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who portrayed Bayside High hunk Zack Morris, was juicing on set of the popular TV show.

Specifically, he alleges Gosselaar began using steroids before production started on the short-lived Saved by the Bell: The College Years spinoff.

"[Mark-Paul] suddenly exploded with manliness, loading 25 pounds of muscle on his once-scrawny frame in, oh, about a month," writes Dustin Diamond, 32, who is, perhaps for this very reason, not in touch with any of his former co-stars.

Gosselaar, who dismissed the book and wanted its author banned from the Saved By the Bell reunion in August, dismissed Screech's new claims:

"We weren't in rehab and Mr. Belding wasn't my crack dealer,” he said.

Dustin Diamond also says the Saved By the Bell cast got stoned a lot.

"I could smell a certain type of 'smoke,' wafting from from the crack" underneath his cast mates' dressing rooms, says Diamond. Ooh, shocker.

The failed stand-up comic and grotesque sex tape purveyor, who filed for bankruptcy in 2001 and has myriad financial problems continuing to the present day, says his co-stars frequently hooked up off-camera as well as on it.

"If Kelly [Tiffani Thiessen] was interested in Slater [Mario Lopez] one week, backstage there was a lot going on in Mario [Lopez]'s room," he says.

"Then, if Jessie [Elizabeth Berkley] kissed Zack, then you know Elizabeth Berkley is going in Mark-Paul's room." Another staggering allegation.

Basically, Dustin Diamond's book is neither scandalous nor interesting based on these snippets. Give us some real dirt or get lost, D-squared.

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A decade removed from playing lovable loser Screech Powers on Saturday mornings, Dustin Diamond is writing a tell-all memoir about his days at Bayside High.

The book, titled Behind the Bell, hits shelves September 29. On the cover, a goateed Screech poses above a dated pic of his former Saved by the Bell co-stars.

Diamond was recently shunned from a Saved By the Bell reunion, and cropped out of a cast picture by People magazine, as a result of penning the memoir.

Here's the dirty author on the cover of his text ...

When it was announced in July 2008 that Dustin Diamond, who could certainly use the royalties to pay off his IRS tax lien, would pen a tell-all, Gotham Books was hyping up "sexual escapades among cast members, drug use, and hardcore partying."

But Gotham later dropped the 32-year-old shortly after he turned in his manuscript, possibly due to the gross Dustin Diamond sex tape that featured the shady actor defiling a pair of girls with one particularly nauseating maneuver.

Behind the Bell has since been picked up by a small Montreal-based operation called Transit Publishing. We know at least one guy who will be buying it, too:

"This book is freaking incredible!" Diamond's agent, Jarred Weisfeld, has said. "Everyone that reads it loves it. It is truly one of my favorites of all time."

We doubt Mark-Paul Gosselaar shares that assessment.

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The Saved by the Bell gang's all here! Almost!

Bayside High School's lovable loser, Samuel "Screech" Powers, portrayed by Dustin Diamond, was notably airbrushed out of an old cast picture and left off the cast's reunion on the cover of People magazine, released earlier this week.

Was it because of his upcoming Saved By the Bell tell-all book? His nasty sex tape? His Celebrity Fit Club meltdowns? His troubles with Wisconsin mortgage loans?

Yes, yes, yes and yes.

“The other cast members were very uncomfortable with including him,” a People spokesperson confirms. Ouch, Double-D. Dissed by Lark Voorhies. That hurts.

Diamond's forthcoming Saved By the Bell memoir is a big reason his old pals' defenses are up. Mark-Paul Gosselaar openly slammed him to Newsweek.

"What's he going to say?" Gosselaar sarcastically posited. "We were f--king groupies at 14? I can't wait to read his book, because I don't have a memory of a lot of the shows. Maybe it was because I was doing lines off of the audience members' a----."

"I'm sure he's going to write something crazy. So he's writing a book, I'm not afraid of what he has to say. There are not too many skeletons in my closet."

How did Diamond feel about the blatant snub? Apparently the same way Screech felt after being repeatedly brushed aside by love interest Lisa Turtle.

"Of course he cared he wasn't invited," a Diamond pal said. "Wouldn't you?"

  • Dustin Diamond Sex Tape
  • Dustin Cropped Out

Star in one lousy sex tape and your childhood pals pretend you never existed. Let this be a lesson to all you derelict, unsuccessful stand-up comedians out there.

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Let this be a lesson to all you child stars out there. Film one disgusting sex tape when you grow up and People magazine will crop you out of old photos.

That's what happened to Dustin Diamond, as the celebrity news publication has stolen Jimmy Fallon's idea and paying tribute to Saved by the Bell cast.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tiffani Thiessen? Done and done. DD? Not so much.

Check out what they've done to poor Screech, pretending he didn't even exist as they mark the 20th anniversary of the former Saturday morning staple ...

Dustin Cropped Out

AIRBRUSHED OUT: Screech gets the Back to the Future treatment.

Diamond may have the last laugh though. Over the course of the past year he penned a tell-all book about life on the teen TV show’s set, a book which promised “sexual escapades among cast members, drug use, and hardcore partying.”

We don't know if that's awesome or gross. Probably somewhere in between.

In any case, the scandalous book, originally set to be published by Gotham Books, was dropped from that imprint because, well, come on, who's gonna buy a freaking Dustin Diamond tell-all, honestly. We're in a recession, people.

Fortunately, those SBTB diehards who can't live without the inside Jesse Spano-A.C. Slater make-out sessions will still be able to get their hands on it, thanks to the Canadian publisher Transit, which will release it in September.

SCREECHED OUT: People Magazine is not a fan of Double-D.

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by Free Britney at

As anyone familiar with Late Night knows, Jimmy Fallon is not funny.

He has, however, been waging a tireless campaign to get the cast of Saved By the Bell to reunite on his show. And that is something we can appreciate.

While most of those involved with the series - namely Zack Morris, a.k.a. Mark-Paul Gosselaar - are up for it, Tiffani Thiessen has yet to sign on.

This is an outrage. But at least she has bothered to explain why.

In the Funny or Die video below (one that falls somewhere in the gray area between the two), the actress who played Kelly Kapowski explains how she simply doesn't have the time, what with her marijuana farming, Indigo Girls tribute band and all.

In fact, looks like she's up for just about any activity these days besides Saved By the Bell. It's too bad, but her "live action cat comedy" looks cool:

Eh, it's probably for the best. Heck, if it doesn't feature Dustin Diamond defiling local college girls or being foreclosed upon by Wisconsin bad credit mortgage companies, then we don't want any part of this Saved By the Bell tribute.

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The nine of you old enough to remember Saved By the Bell will appreciate this.

Appearing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote his new TNT show, Raising the Bar, Mark-Paul Gosselaar appeared in character ... as Zack Morris.

"I had to change my name to Mark-Paul Gosselaar because there was already a Zack Morris in SAG," Zack explained to the lame host, who played along.

Zack / Mark-Paul went on to reflect on his amazing SATs, his terrific summer working at the Malibu Sands and his ill-fated marriage (!) to Kelly Kapowski.

He then arranged a class reunion (as did Jessie Spano, via circa 1991 cell phone) and even joined the Late Night band for a number as "Zack Attack."

Check out this blast from the Saturday morning past below ...

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Sometimes a book deal is announced from some celebrity you forgot even existed, but quickly realize you can't live without.

This is the only possible reaction to news that Dustin Diamond, who starred as Samuel "Screech" Powers for 13 (!) years on Saved by the Bell, is going to publish a tell-all about the series called Behind the Bell.

According to Dustin Diamond's publisher, it promises to detail "sexual escapades among cast members, drug use, and hard core partying."

Dustin Diamond then and now.

Hysterical as it would be to read an account of Mario Lopez snorting coke off the naked body of Lark Voorhees during an all-night drug-fueled orgy, this book deal can be attributed to one factor and one factor alone:

Dustin Diamond needs cash.

Ever since getting foreclosed upon by the ban, he's gotten mugged, been on Celebrity Fit Club, done an I Can't Believe It's Not Butter ad, and of course railed two chicks in that sex tape a year and a half ago.

These are actions of a pathetic and desperate man. Not that we're complaining by any means. Keep it the good work, Dustin Diamond!

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The captain of Hollywood's Junior Varsity Womanizing Team, Brody Jenner, may be annoying in that he does nothing except go clubbing, but it's hard to stay mad at him.

Even when he was friends with the loathesome Spencer Pratt, Kim Kardashian's step-brother has always seemed like a nice, friendly fellow. It's an image only enhanced by Brody's apparently willingness to help fallen TV stars out with a little extra cash!

Brody Jenner is The Man

While partying at Las Vegas' infamous PURE nightclub (a Spears family favorite) on Friday night, the young Jenner ran into - who else - Mr. Belding of Saved By the Bell fame - and presented him with a crisp $5 bill!

Brody: Meet my pal, Honest Abe! Don't spend it all in one place, Mr. B!

Mr. Belding, a.k.a. actor Dennis Haskins, shouldn't feel too bad - taking handouts from Hollywood brats like Brody Jenner may be humbling, but it could be worse.

After all, at least he's not picking up drunk skanks, taking them home and filming himself giving them the Dirty Sanchez in a hot tub, if you know what we're talkin' 'bout.

We're talking about the Dustin Diamond sex tape.

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Mr. Belding would never have approved of these pictures.

But Tiffani Thiessen is all grown up now. She doesn't need approval from a fake high school prinicpal - or even the middle name "Amber" - to pose in her underwear these days.

Tiffani Thiessen T-Shirt

Nevertheless, fans of Saved by the Bell may wish to look away. This includes you, Mario Lopez. It's a bit disturbing to see a girl you watched grow up embrace her new status as a serious sex symbol. Good thing Mario has Karina Smirnoff to distract him now.

Thiessen actually has ties to a current Dancing with the Stars contestant, as well.

Her character locked lips with that of Ian Ziering back when he portrayed Steve Sanders. Too bad Steve never got past first base, though.

As these pics prove, it would've been a lot of fun. No doubt Dustin Diamond is thinking about it right now. The guy made a freaking sex tape!

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It's come down to this. A lifetime of blood, sweat, tears and pranks on Mr. Belding have taken Mario Lopez to the top of the dancing world. Almost.

First, Slater has to conquer NFL legend Emmitt Smith in the finale of Dancing with the Stars tonight.

DWTS Bottom 3 in Week 5

Friends of A.C from Bayside High recently commented on their fellow alum's chances of doing so:

Jesse Spano: I'm so excited for Slater! I'm so excited! I'm so excited! I'm so ... scared.

Zach Morris: Slater's been training for this the last 15 years. After our fight first day of senior year, he said his one regret was that I wasn't Emmitt Smith.

Now, I understand why.

Screech Powers: Slater winning will be the best thing that happened to our high school class since my sex tape was released.

Not that I had anything to do with that. I've never even met David Hans Schmidt.

Lisa Turtle: Do you like my new top? It's from the Justin Timberlake clothing line.

Anyway, I think Smith will win. But that's just one token black girl's support for a brother.

Kelly Kapowski: I was really hot before gaining a few pounds during Beverly Hills, 90210 and then falling off the face of the eart. Gooooo, Slater!

Mr. Belding: Mrs. B and I love watching that Karina Smirnoff.

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