because producers believed she had a compelling storyline. She was dating 54-year-old Jeff Beitzel, COO of an Irvine-based tech company who was terminally ill (Beitzel passed away in 2008).
Things got even more interesting when Rossi started dating Slade Smiley, who starred on the first two seasons of the series with his then-fiance, Jo De La Rosa (oh, and he also dated Lauri Peterson for 8 minutes).
Tenure: Five seasons, guest appearances Tagline: "Money is a girl’s best friend, and I love friends."The former Playboy playmate survived five years, and a historic wine-throwing moment, as an O. These days, Jeana is still selling homes and taking care of her three kids.
Shane is acting and in the real estate biz, Kara got married to an NFL player, and Colton's in college.
"It just seemed like the proposal was all tied into the show," Andy says in the clip above.