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Actress Shannen Doherty talks about her funeral plans

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  • Shannen Doherty funeral plans and more.
  • She says she has «surrendered» to cancer.
  • She wants her funeral to be like a house party.

In a poignant episode of her podcast Let’s Be Clear, iconic actress Shannen Doherty — known for her roles on Beverly Hills 90210 and Charmed — shocked the world.

She confessed that she has finally surrendered her eight-year battle with cancer.

The news has sparked a wave of reactions on social media, leaving the entertainment industry and her fans in a state of shock.

During this emotional episode, Doherty had a brutally honest conversation with her best friend Chris Cortazzo, including discussing her funeral plans.

Shannen Doherty talks funeral plans and more

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On her podcast, Shannen Doherty talked about the cancer that has now metastasized to her brain.

Despite the seriousness of her situation, the actress says she hopes to live at least three more years.

The 52-year-old star also revealed that she has deeply reflected on her funeral plans, leaving precise instructions for her final farewell.

She made it clear she wants it to be an event that celebrates love rather than grief.

She has a list of people she doesn’t want at her funeral

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Shannen Doherty specified that she does not want certain people to attend her funeral, saying it would be hypocritical.

The actress did not mince words, admitting that she is not liked by everyone and consequently she does not want people at her funeral for the wrong reasons.

Although she has not yet compiled a detailed list of excluded individuals, she said she hopes people will think about their reasons for wanting to attend.

«I kinda want to take the pressure off them and I want my funeral to be like a love fest. I don’t want people to be crying or people to privately be like, ‘Thank God that b***h is dead now.'»

Shannen Doherty’s long cancer battle

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Her breast cancer diagnosis in 2015 marked the beginning of Shannen Doherty’s battle.

Although she went into remission in 2017, the disease returned with a vengeance two years later.

In 2023, Doherty announced that cancer had spread to the brain, leading her to face the reality of her mortality.

Despite the challenges, she has reiterated her determination to make the most out of the time she has left.

Support and solidarity for Shannen Doherty

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Her courage and frankness have inspired many, and her message about honesty regarding her funeral plans encourages everyone to reflect on authenticity.

Amid this emotional revelation, the entertainment industry and Shannen Doherty’s fans unite in support and solidarity.

The news, rapidly spreading on social media, has led to a torrent of affectionate messages and praise for the actress’s courage in facing her fate with striking clarity.

«Shannen, don’t go anywhere! What funeral list? Don’t you know how much we love you? 🙁 Please stay,» commented one fan. «I’m already crying, I love you Shannen,» another added.

Authenticity and honesty

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Shannen Doherty’s legacy, forged over decades on television, now includes her bravery in the face of illness.

In a world that often tends toward superficiality, the actress teaches us all a lesson about the importance of authenticity.

She highlights the significance of honesty, even in the most challenging moments.

To watch the video of Let’s Be Clear click HERE.

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