Shannen is among those celebrities who open up about the struggles that they face. Especially when it comes to health, much like how Selena Gomez did. Shannen has came back to reveal that unfortunately, her cancer returned.
She was first diagnosed with it on March 2015 and went on radiation treatment for her illness.
“It’s going to come out in a matter of days or a week that — I’m stage four. So my cancer came back. And that’s why I’m here,” said the ‘90210’ star to Amy Robach on her interview for ‘Good Morning America’. The 48-year-old continued, “I don’t think I’ve processed it. It’s a bitter pill to swallow in a lot of ways.”
She also opened up with how she first handled the news. “I definitely have days where I say why me. And then I go, well, why not me? Who else? Who else besides me deserves this? None of us do. But I would say that my first reaction is always concern about how — how am I going to tell my mom, my husband.”
Doherty has also decided to reveal this as she was in the midst of suing State Farm insurance when her California home was damaged during Woolsey Fire in 2018.
She said, “I’d rather people hear it from me. I don’t want it to be twisted. I don’t want it to be a court document. I want it to be real and authentic. And I want to control the narrative. I want people to know from me, I just didn’t want them to know yet.”
We pray for Doherty to be able to fight and get well soon from this.