Bleeding Hearts is the 21st episode of Season 6 on FOX drama soap Beverly Hills, 90210.

Synopsis Edit

Donna's sorority hosts a Valentine's Day Make Romance, Not Love dance where participants make a celibacy pledge for the evening. In an effort to steer Ginger away from David, Valerie sets her up with Jonathan. Donna helps Joe deal with some bad news and Kelly hits rock bottom when she ventures out alone to Hollywood in search of drugs.

Plot Edit

On Valentine's Day, Clare makes a bet with Steve that he won't fulfill his pledge of celebrating celibacy at a Valentine's Day party that Donna's sorority throws. Meanwhile, Valerie sets Jonathan up with Ginger to keep her away from David, but her plan fails and when David learns the truth about Ginger and that Valerie will do anything to keep her secret, he leaves Valerie for good. Kelly travels to the rough area of L.A. to buy more cocaine for herself, gets beaten up, and hits rock bottom. Also, Joe gets bad news when his coach tells him that he is off the football team after news of his heart disorder begins circulating. 


Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Brian Austin Green as David Silver
Tori Spelling as Donna Martin
Tiffani Thiessen as Valerie Malone
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold

Recurring cast

Jason Wiles as Colin Robbins
Emma Caulfield as Susan Keats
Cameron Bancroft as Joe Bradley

Guest starring

Ann Gillespie as Jackie Taylor
Elisa Donovan as Ginger LaMonica
Carl T. Evans as Jonathan Casten


  • Valerie and David break up.