Diamond later commented on the book's content in a December 2013 appearance on a "Where Are They Now" segment on the OWN Network in which he stated that the book was ghost written by an author who simply interviewed him and compiled the book from his answers.He claimed that many parts of the book, such as allegations of teen sex and drug use, were fabricated from very minor statements he made during the interviews, such as his remark, "Yeah, there were a bunch of kids on set with hormones so..do you think?Continuing the series into college, Saved by the Bell: The College Years shows most of the cast transplanted into not only the same college, but also the same college dormitory, where Screech continued his typical misadventures. Diamond returned to Bayside High as Principal Belding's assistant in The New Class episodes, remaining with the show until its cancellation.In 2006, Diamond directed and released his own sex tape, Screeched – Saved by the Smell.In 2014 Diamond played Bernardo, the castle guard, in the partially animated science fiction comedy Hamlet A. During his run on the show, he came into conflict with former American Idol finalist Kimberley Locke, country singer Cledus T.
is an American actor, musician, director, and stand-up comedian widely known for his role as Samuel "Screech" Powers in the television shows Saved by the Bell; Good Morning, Miss Bliss; Saved by the Bell: The College Years; and Saved by the Bell: The New Class. He became known for playing the nerdy and lovable Samuel "Screech" Powers on the television show Saved by the Bell, a role he played for close to thirteen years from its beginning as Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1988–89) through its final incarnation, Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1994–2000).
In 2010, he had a supporting role in the sports comedy Tetherball: The Movie.