Shannen Doherty is sharing new particulars about how her marriage to Kurt Iswarienko unraveled.
Through the first episode of her “Let’s Be Clear with Shannen Doherty” podcast, launched on Tuesday, December 5, the actress, 52, revealed she underwent mind surgical procedure after discovering out that Iswarienko, 49, allegedly cheated on her.
“I went into that surgical procedure early within the morning and I went in after I discovered that my marriage was primarily over, that my husband had been carrying on an affair for 2 years,” she claimed. “To not go in that surgical procedure, regardless that, being very clear, he needed to go, I couldn’t go into that surgical procedure with him there. I felt so betrayed.”
Doherty thanked her family members for standing by her as she weathered the breakdown of her marriage amid her most cancers battle.
“On the finish of the day, I simply felt so extremely unloved by somebody I used to be with for 14 years, by somebody I cherished with all my coronary heart,” she continued. “Simply to should undergo all of that whereas making an attempt to determine in the event you’re going to get a f—king divorce and making an attempt to get to the reality of that.”
Doherty filed for divorce from Iswarienko in April after 11 years of marriage. On the time, her rep, Leslie Sloane, claimed that Iswarienko’s agent was “intimately concerned” within the break up.
“Divorce is the very last thing Shannen needed,” Sloane mentioned. “Sadly, she felt she was left with no different choice.”
In accordance with paperwork obtained by Us Weekly, the estranged couple separated in January. Doherty was first recognized with breast most cancers in 2015 and after two years of chemotherapy, Doherty confirmed she was in remission. When her most cancers returned in 2020, Doherty revealed it was stage IV. Late final month, the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum shared that the most cancers has unfold to her bones.
On Wednesday’s podcast, Doherty admitted that she’s been “obsessed” with discovering out the reality relating to Iswarienko’s alleged infidelity.
“In the event you share 14 years collectively and also you cheated, doesn’t that particular person deserve absolutely the reality no matter how a lot that hurts them?” she continued, earlier than noting that she “additionally spoke to the girlfriend of two years that he cheated” on her with.
Doherty known as the downfall of her third marriage “embarrassing.” (She was beforehand married to Ashley Hamilton for a yr till 1994 and Rick Salomon from 2002 to 2003.)
“I’m horrified that I can’t maintain a relationship collectively. I feel it’s a reflection of me, however this one I feel this one is on him. I’ve failed 3 times at marriage, however I nonetheless consider in love,” she defined. “I additionally take some accountability for the demise of our marriage — truly that’s not true. Let me rephrase that, I don’t take accountability for the demise of our marriage, I take accountability for a number of the points in our marriage. I take accountability not solely due to how I used to be however due to how most cancers impacted my marriage and the way it impacted him the second time round.”
Regardless of how her marriage got here to an finish, Doherty admitted she “couldn’t” stroll away instantly.
“I used to be so confused and I used to be additionally on steroids and a whole lot of stuff from mind surgical procedure as a result of they didn’t need my mind to swell,” she concluded. “And truthfully, it’s nonetheless actually arduous. Sure I made the choice to file for divorce, however I’ve a whole lot of reminiscences with this particular person.”
Us Weekly has reached out to Kurt Iswarienko’s rep for remark.