Brooke Bennett - Wikipedia in addition to her relationship with brandon, kelly has had long-standing ties to his family. despite many protests by brandon and some confrontations with finley, brandon couldn't get her to listen to him. as the year ended, however, brandon went to washington, d. the couple declare their love and passion, but eventually emily reveals that she is moving to france after thanksgiving. dylan left, brandon and susan began having some issues, with susan insecure over kelly taylor's presence in their lives and brandon insecure over susan's ex, jonathan casten, returning to beverly hills to win susan over. however, things got complicated when it turned out rush sanders was one of the owners of the sweat shop. on emily's first day and she runs into, and makes dates with, both brandon and dylan. emily became obsessed with brandon, stalking him with phone calls and gifts left on his doorstop. brandon tried to get to dylan before the hit went off, but in all of the confusion, toni was killed by bullets meant for dylan. brandon's sister brenda was also shown to harbor a particular fondness for his character at times, openly telling him at one point that he truly was her best friend. alex diaz then contested brandon's appointment, stating the rules of succession were not clear and had never been challenged. they met when brandon applied at cu's newspaper the condor, of which susan was editor. the first episode, brandon and marianne have a short fling. dylan also found that brandon and kelly kissed on the retreat.