Danielle Fishel Was Bloomingdale’s Present Wrapper After ‘Boy Meets World’

  • Danielle Fishel revealed how she received a job at Bloomingdale’s after “Boy Meets World” ended.
  • “I used to be actually good at wrapping presents,” Fishel mentioned on the rewatch podcast “Pod Meets World.”
  • She mentioned she would not disclose to clients who acknowledged her that she was certainly Topanga Lawrence.

“Boy Meets World” star Danielle Fishel revealed that she had a stunning job years after the hit TGIF sitcom ended — she was a present wrapper at a Bloomingdale’s retailer in Newport Seaside, California whereas going to varsity round 2009.

“I appreciated to wrap presents,” she mentioned on Monday’s episode of her rewatch podcast “Pod Meets World.”

Throughout a dialog that started across the 34:00 mark of the episode, Fishel, her cohosts Rider Robust and Will Friedle, and visitor Marty York (who appeared on a handful of “Boy Meets World” episodes) speaking about actors being appeared down upon once they take jobs outdoors of Hollywood.

Danielle Fishel laughing in red dress.

Fishel visits Hallmark Channel’s “House & Household” at Common Studios Hollywood on January 28, 2020.

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Fishel then revealed how she received her personal sudden job after the ABC present ended.

In keeping with Fishel, she was at Bloomingdale’s shopping for a set of wine glasses for a former “Boy Meets World” costar’s marriage ceremony present the following day. She wished it gift-wrapped, however when she went to the division to select them up, the lady advised her that her present would not be prepared till the following day. Though it was hours earlier than the shop was meant to shut, Fishel mentioned the lady advised her she had closed the register early as a result of the shop was gradual, and the lady refused to re-open the register.

The actor and director mentioned she advised the worker, “I’ve no downside wrapping it. Are you able to simply give me the supplies and I am going to wrap it proper right here?” Fishel then proceeded to “sit down on the ground within the Bloomingdale’s customer support division” to wrap the present herself.

Ultimately, a supervisor got here again and noticed what Fishel was doing. After he chastised his worker for refusing to wrap Fishel’s present, he complimented Fishel’s gift-wrapping abilities.

“He seems at me and he goes, ‘that is really actually good,'” she mentioned, including that she replied, “Thanks, I like to wrap presents.”

The “Woman Meets World” star mentioned the supervisor then gave her his card. After serious about it, she determined that she wished to fill out an software. She received the job and even labored alongside the woman who had refused to wrap her present, who ended up being “very good.”

Rider Strong, Danielle Fishel, and Will Friedle.

Rider Robust, Danielle Fishel, and Will Friedle.

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Fishel mentioned that whereas she had simply deliberate to work on the division retailer for the vacation season, she finally determined to increase her keep and ultimately discovered she was “actually good” at customer support along with gift-wrapping.

“I had a girl lunge throughout the counter at me. It was unimaginable,” Fishel recalled.

And whereas Fishel did get acknowledged by clients once in a while, she performed coy about confirming who she was. As an alternative, when clients requested her if folks advised her she appeared just like the woman from “Boy Meets World,” she would merely say “sure.”

New episodes of “Pod Meets World” are launched weekly.