Shannen Doherty has “finally” learned to “hug” himself.
The Beverly Hills, 90210 actress, who has breast cancer, has pondered Hollywood’s beauty standards and the fact that there are few women on screen to identify with because she believes too many actresses have gone under the knife. to change their appearance.
She wrote on Instagram: “I watched movies tonight and noticed that there were few female characters to relate to. You know, women without fillers, without botox, without a facelift. Women who hugged her face and all the experiences it showed.
“I’ve lived. I love that I’ve lived and that my face reflects my life. I’ve survived a lot, yes cancer, but more than that. I’m hugging myself now. Finally. (Sic)”
The 50-year-old actress is “finished” with unrealistic expectations and has asked to see more natural looking women on TV and in films.
She added, “Done with the perception magazines and Hollywood’s attempt to get us to do it. I want to see women like me. Women like us. “
Meanwhile, Shannen recently insisted that she felt “strong and healthy” despite revealing last year that her cancer had returned.
She said, “I love it when people say, ‘We pray for you’ and everything else, but at some point they say, ‘I have this. I’m fine. .
“There are many people in the world who could use prayers and I feel great … I’m fine. I’m better than okay I am fine. I feel strong and healthy and confident and happy. “
Shannen and her husband, photographer Kurt Iswarienko, organized a dinner to share the news of their diagnosis with their close friends.
The ‘BH90210’ star also invited her oncologist to the meeting to “dispel any doubts”.
Shannen – who has been married to Kurt since 2011 – explained to her buddy Sarah Michelle Gellar, “I’m the type of person, I would just call you and say, ‘Listen, I’m level 4. It’s back and I will be all right.’ But I knew someone like you in particular would have more questions.
“In order for Dr. Piro, my oncologist, to be there to answer the questions very soberly, he was able to dispel any doubts people were having, or to say,” Hey, don’t googling because if you do Doing that will make you crazy to live so short and that just isn’t the case. “