Shannen Doherty claimed that Alyssa Milano and her household prompted pressure between her and Holly Marie Combs on the set of Charmed.
“There was a competitiveness with Alyssa. I heard she addressed it in her ebook. Clearly, I’m by no means studying her ebook as a result of it’s [titled] Sorry Not Sorry, so proper there it tells me you’re not freaking sorry. Why point out one thing in that case? There was additionally competitiveness about you,” Doherty, 52, stated to visitor Combs, 50, on the Monday, December 11, episode of the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum’s “Let’s Be Clear With Shannen Doherty” podcast. “Which was actually fascinating of [her] making an attempt to drag you away from me and that transpired in that second season.”
Doherty defined that filming season 2 of the WB drama — which starred Doherty, Combs and Milano, 50 — was a tough interval for her and her costars. On the time of filming in 1999, Doherty’s father was “out and in of the hospital nonstop” as Combs suffered from her personal well being scares.
“Hospitals scared me to demise. I waited 24 hours after your surgical procedure to go after which it wasn’t even simple for me to get in. I used to be like being instructed I couldn’t even get in,” Doherty claimed. “Alyssa and her mother have been blocking individuals from seeing you and on the time you didn’t know. I keep in mind you texted me, ‘Dude are you going to come back and see me?’”
Doherty confessed that Comb’s message affected her. She felt her costars “ache” and noticed the way it appeared like she “deserted” her.
“I additionally felt my anger on the state of affairs of not being allowed to come back see you and the way a form of household had swooped in,” Doherty defined. “[It] prompted a bizarre divide between the 2 of us that continued all through season 2. I feel I cried each single night time.”
Combs agreed with Doherty’s reflection and famous that “there was rather a lot occurring behind the scenes.”
“I feel it was fairly apparent I used to be raised by teenage dad and mom and I didn’t have an enormous household So that you’re proper, when a household swooped in and tried to principally undertake me it was very seductive for me,” Combs defined. “I additionally needed all people to get alongside, I needed the present to achieve success.”
She continued: “There have been no angels, there have been no demons. All of us had dangerous days, all of us had good days. All of us may have behaved higher at sure factors however there was a lack of understanding of an even bigger broader image.”
Charmed ran for eight seasons from 1998 to 2006. In 2001, Doherty exited the sequence after three seasons after rumors swirled that she and Milano weren’t getting alongside. Rose McGowan took over as new Halliwell sister Paige.
“I need to work with actors who actually, actually care and that need to be there each single day,” Doherty stated to Leisure Tonight about her departure on the time. “I don’t need to work with individuals who bitch about their job and complain about it and say that they hate it or the rest.”
Whereas selling her aforementioned ebook in 2021, Milano claimed she and Doherty have been “cordial.”
“You understand, I may take duty for lots of our pressure that we had,” Milano stated to ET on the time. “I feel quite a lot of our wrestle got here from feeling that I used to be in competitors moderately than it being that sisterhood that the present was a lot about. And I’ve some guilt about my half in that.”