• Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze were the dream couple from Dirty Dancing
  • However, their real relationship was not good
  • THIS is what "Baby" actress would like to say to her colleague today

They were THE dream couple in 1987: Jennifer Grey (62) and Patrick Swayze († 57) as "Baby" and "Johnny" in Dirty Dancing. Their on-screen love story still enchants millions of fans today. But there has always been one topic in focus when it comes to the true relationship between Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. The two didn't get along very well at the time.

In an interview with People magazine, Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey spoke openly about this topic. "We weren't a natural match", said the actress. But that was precisely the reason why there was this special tension between "Baby" and "Johnny". "The fact that we were forced to be together evoked a kind of synergy, a kind of friction", she explains.

Dirty Dancing Jennifer Grey would like to say THIS to Patrick Swayze today

Today Jennifer Grey would have liked to have had more understanding for her film partner than she did back then: "I would tell him, 'I'm sorry I couldn't appreciate and enjoy you the way you are, instead of wishing you were more like I wanted you to be'." Although things were apparently not so harmonious behind the scenes of the classic film, viewers will always be enraptured by the sweet romance.

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The forbidden relationship between "Baby" and "Johnny" and of course, the legendary soundtrack shaped an entire generation. In her interview with People, Jennifer Grey reveals that she is currently working on a sequel to Dirty Dancing: "I'm working on the script. We've been working on this for a few years." She would like to "offer a young, new audience an experience [...] that would never replicate the old film".

Nevertheless, the focus would be on finding one's own identity again. "Nevertheless, the focus would be on finding one's own identity", Jennifer Grey told People. The actress' autobiography, in which she talks extensively about her Dirty Dancing experiences, will be released on May 3, 2022.