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Shannen Doherty Deserved Better
Shannen Doherty
Deserved Better

Shannen Doherty Deserved Better

Op-ed: She wasn't Brenda Walsh, even if her haters conflated the two

(Newser) - The death of Shannen Doherty at age 53 from breast cancer has Veronica Esposito reflecting on her acting career and lamenting that Doherty was the subject of so much hate over the years. Doherty played wholesome characters as a child actor before proving her true range in the black comedy...

Actor Shannen Doherty Dies at 53
Actor Shannen Doherty
Dies at 53

Actor Shannen Doherty Dies at 53

90210 star had battled cancer for years

(Newser) - Actor Shannen Doherty, of Beverly Hills 90210 fame, has died at age 53 after nearly a decade-long fight with cancer, reports People . "It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of actress Shannen Doherty," Doherty's publicist Leslie Sloane said in a statement. Calling her...

Shannen Doherty's Cancer Update Is Not a Good One

But, actor makes clear, 'I'm not done'

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty shared a difficult update on her cancer battle in a new People cover story, but the 52-year-old actor makes it clear she's not even close to "done." After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and going into remission in 2017, the cancer returned in...

Shannen Doherty on Cancer: 'My Fear Is Obvious'

Actor shares footage of her undergoing brain radiation as cancer is found to have spread

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty's cancer has spread to her brain. The actor, diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2020, provided an update on her health Tuesday, sharing a video of her undergoing radiation therapy to treat brain metastases, also known as metastatic brain tumors. "This is what cancer can...

In Shannen Doherty Divorce, Cryptic Mention of Husband's Agent

Actress and Kurt Iswarienko were married 11 years

(Newser) - After nearly a dozen years of marriage, it's over for Shannen Doherty and Kurt Iswarienko. Doherty's rep confirms the actress has filed for divorce, but she told Today on Saturday, "Divorce is the last thing Shannen wanted. Unfortunately, she felt she was left with no other option....

Jury Awards Shannen Doherty $6.3M to Rebuild Her House

Actress had sued insurance company over settlement after wildfire

(Newser) - Update: A Los Angeles jury has agreed that Shannen Doherty is owed more money by her insurer after her house was hit by a wildfire—to the tune of $6.3 million. The actress had sued, arguing that the house was so damaged that it needed to be rebuilt, while...

Shannen Doherty Reveals Stage 4 Diagnosis

'My cancer came back,' says actress

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty delivered somber news on Tuesday. The actress who announced she was in remission from breast cancer in 2017 revealed to ABC News that she is now in stage 4. "My cancer came back," said Doherty, who was first diagnosed with the disease in 2015 . "I...

Perry's Riverdale Character Gets a Hero's End

Family, friends take part in tribute episode

(Newser) - Riverdale bid goodbye to Luke Perry and his character, Fred Andrews, in an emotional premiere for the CW show's fourth season that aired Wednesday. "For a show with evil board games and cults, [the tribute is] surprisingly tasteful and solemn," the New York Post reports, noting Fred...

Celebs Shower Support Onto Luke Perry: 'You Got This'

Messages are pouring in from '90210' and 'Riverdale' co-stars, plus others

(Newser) - Riverdale and 90210 fans are still in shock over the news of actor Luke Perry's stroke , which he suffered in his California home on Wednesday morning, and some of his co-stars are sending out their support online. BuzzFeed and USA Today note the big names from both shows who...

Shannen Doherty Shows Off New Hair After Cancer Remission

Her locks are getting curly

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty's hair is growing back following chemotherapy for breast cancer , and the actress has been showing it off on Instagram . "I think my husband and I are morphing into each other..... #twins #curlyhairdontcare," she said in one recent post highlighting the similarity of her locks and...

Shannen Doherty Shaves Head in Cancer Fight

Actress shares images on Instagram

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty has taken to Instagram to show her fans a challenging moment: The 45-year-old actress shaved her head amid her fight with breast cancer, reports US Weekly . Doherty reveals the process in a series of photos with her mother, Rosa Elizabeth Doherty, and a friend, Anne Marie Kortright. Here...

Shannen Doherty Reveals Breast Cancer in Lawsuit

Blames former manager for screwing up her health insurance

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty revealed today that she has breast cancer that will likely require a mastectomy and chemo. But the revelation came in unusual fashion—via a lawsuit against her former management company, reports the Hollywood Reporter . The 44-year-old actress says Tanner Mainstain failed to pay her insurance premiums, which caused...

Hollywood's 13 Hottest Republicans

It's not just the old fogies like Clint Eastwood who lean to the right

(Newser) - Think all the hottest celebrities are Democrats? (Hello, George Clooney and Sarah Jessica Parker .) Well, you're wrong: E! rounds up 13 sexy Hollywood Republicans:
  • Nick Lachey: Like his former wife , he swings Republican.
  • Britney Spears: The GOP once held a fundraiser at one of her DC concerts.
  • Hilary

And First Off DWTS Is ...
 And First Off DWTS Is ... 

And First Off DWTS Is ...

Actress Shannen Doherty gets the boot

(Newser) - Actress Shannen Doherty was the first celebrity eliminated from the new season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. She and professional partner Mark Ballas were axed during tonight's episode. "Dancing isn't really my thing," she said after learning her fate. "I did it for my dad."...

Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut
 Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut 
and shannen 'like a primate'

Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut

Watch performances by Gosselin, Doherty, and more

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin made her debut on Dancing With the Stars last night, and if you were hoping she’d score sweet revenge on Jon by wowing the world, don’t hold your breath. Judge Bruno Tonioli called her technique “terrible,” adding, “It looked like Tony was pushing...

Pam Anderson, Erin Andrews to Heat Up DWTS
 Pam Anderson, 
 Erin Andrews to 
 Heat Up DWTS 

Pam Anderson, Erin Andrews to Heat Up DWTS

Plus, 80-year-old astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins the fray

(Newser) - We’re all very excited that Kate Gosselin will be back in our lives on a weekly basis thanks to Dancing With the Stars—but who else is joining her, and what do all these people have in common? Fellow contestants for season 10 are mostly “public figures improving...

'Donna' Heads Back to 90210

Tori Spelling close to making a deal to reprise role from teen soap opera

(Newser) - Tori Spelling is coming back to the world's most famous zip code, a show rep tells People. The star of the original Beverly Hills 90210 is close to finalizing a deal to reprise her role as Donna Martin in multiple episodes of spin-off 90210. An earlier plan for her to...

Garth, Doherty Reunite for 90210
 Garth, Doherty Reunite for 90210

Garth, Doherty Reunite for 90210

But both admit reunion was nerve-racking

(Newser) - Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty were nervous about reuniting for the new incarnation of Beverly Hills, 90210, reports Entertainment Weekly. The actresses talked about the drama behind the 1990s drama, which ultimately resulted in Doherty’s departure from the show. "I don't think we ever hit each other,”...

'Brenda' Back on 90210 Spinoff
 'Brenda' Back on 90210 Spinoff 

'Brenda' Back on 90210 Spinoff

Shannen Doherty will reprise her 1990s character

(Newser) - Brenda Walsh will return as an adult to CW's 90210 spinoff this fall, reports the AP, but it remains to be seen whether actress Shannen Doherty has finally grown up. Also slated for comebacks on the angsty teen drama are Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling, but Doherty’s notorious volatility...

Pam Anderson Annuls 10-Week Marriage

Cites 'fraud' in dumping Paris' infamous ex, Rick Salomon

(Newser) - Uber babe Pamela Anderson's latest marriage has been annulled, making it her shortest yet, AP reports. The former Baywatch star married Rick Salomon—best known for co-starring in the Paris Hilton sex tape—in Vegas in October. The pair separated 10 weeks later. Court documents filed last week cited "...

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