Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey opens up on why she left Hollywood

Dirty Dancing will always remain one of the most classic movies of all time. The love story between dance teacher Johnny Castle and Frances “Baby” Houseman sold over one million copies.

The lead actors, Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, found themselves in the spotlight, and it was the door to their world of fame.

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Years after the show aired, Jennifer Grey has decided to turn her back on Hollywood at the age of 27, and many are wondering what she might have gone through or what went wrong for her to make that decision.

She was living with her boyfriend, Mathew Broderick, in Ireland when the movie premiered. The two got into a car crash, and the mother and her young daughter lost their lives. As per reports, Broderick was driving on the wrong side of the street and killed the family in the other vehicle. He was charged with dangerous driving, later reduced to careless driving.

Grey suffered a major tragedy and couldn’t get over it for a while. Speaking to the Daily Mirror, she said, “The juxtaposition of that deep sorrow, the survivor’s guilt, and then being celebrated as the new big thing just didn’t jibe. It didn’t feel good to be the toast of the town. ”

“My head was never the same, my ambition was never the same,” she told People. Ten years ago, she decided to go into the industry again and left her past.

It’s like I’ve starved myself because of what people could think about me. “This is like eating a delicious steak after having been on a diet for 23 years,” Grey told People. Grey has been in a real relationship with different actors, Michael J. Fox and Johhny Deep.

She got married on July 21, 2001, to Clark Gregg. The couple have a daughter together.

The couple decided to part ways on January 18, 2021, and finalised their divorce on February 16, 2021.

According to a September 2015 Grey profile in the Jewish Journal, Grey had recently reconnected with Judaism, saying, “I love being a Jew.”

I’ve gotten a lot more Jewish in the last five years because of my daughter’s bat mitzvah, and I realized I really care about being a Jew.

The promising actress is back on the screen and has been seen in Bittersweet Symphony, I am Patrick Swayze, and Red Oaks.

She has been making moves again in Hollywood, and we are happy that she’s here to stay this time around.

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