Reluctantly, he then led Kelly to believe he was cheating, which finally prompted her to leave him.
During the discussion, Kelly boldly asserted that she wasn't a mere lovesick teenager, and offered to end the relationship if he didn't take it seriously. In time, however, he began to vacillate once again between attraction and reluctance.
Though Jake settled on wanting a platonic relationship, Kelly continued to express a romantic interest.
Bill Taylor (father)Jackie Taylor † (mother)Sammy Taylor-Mc Kay (son)Madeline Sanders (goddaughter)Mel Silver (step-father)Ed Taylor † (grandfather)David Silver (step-brother)Erin Silver (maternal half-sister)Joy Taylor (paternal half-sister)Ruby Silver (step-niece)Robin Mc Gill (cousin)Sherry Mc Gill (cousin)Steve Sanders (ex-boyfriend)Matt Durning (ex-fiancé)Brandon Walsh (ex-fiancé)Kyle Conners (fling)Jake Hanson (fling)Dylan Mc Kay (ex-boyfriend)Colin Robbins (ex-boyfriend)John Sears (dated)Mark Reese (dated)Tom Miller (dated)Jeff Stockmann (dated)Greg Meyer (dated)Ryan Matthews (ex-boyfriend)Harry Wilson (crush) Kelly is the daughter of Jackie and Bill Taylor.
Her father was largely absent during Kelly's childhood.
However, the character's layers would become increasingly revealed throughout the progression of the continuity's first series.
Another pivotal introduction in Kelly's life came during her high school years, when she met a family that had recently moved from Minnesota to Beverly Hills.
Kelly met Steve Sanders and Dylan Mc Kay when they were each children, and would know both of them well into her adult years — initially dating the former, while harboring a recurring crush on the latter.
A survivor of several perils and personal challenges, Kelly is presented as a young woman who grows from self-absorbed teenage beginnings toward a gradually more sensitive and mature adulthood.
Kelly was surprised, and even offended by the remark, but she and Brandon remained on good terms.