Shannen Doherty?s cancer has reportedly killed the Beverly Hills 90210 star.
The 45-year-old actress was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. The shocking news led to numerous tributes from fans who have been following her 34-year-old acting career.
Beverly Hills 90210 tributes
Shannen Doherty?s 90210 co-stars and other colleagues from her past projects have also been supporting her on social media. Even those who were rumored to have feuded with her on the set of Beverly Hills 90210 have reached out to her.
Even with her illness, the former teen star has still been visible on social media and entertainment news. Because of this, the public has been praising Shannen Doherty for putting up a brave face amid her battle.
RIP Shannen Doherty
However, reports began circulating earlier this week that she has passed away. ?
Rumors that Shannen Doherty lost her cancer battle broke on Tuesday. A Facebook page titled ?R.I.P. Shannen Doherty? detailed her alleged death.
?At about 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday (November 08, 2016), our beloved actress Shannen Doherty passed away,? the page?s profile read. ?Shannen Doherty was born on April 12, 1971 in Memphis. She will be missed but not forgotten.?
At the end of the message, followers were advised to express their condolences by liking and sharing the page.
Fans reportedly began sending their messages to Doherty?s loved ones through the tribute site. Some took to Twitter to spread the news.
Official statement from reps
However, Mediamass eventually clarified that the report was just another death hoax. The actress is said to be the latest victim in the long-running string of fake reports about celebrities dying.
Reps of the actress also slammed the erroneous report. ?She’s still alive and well,? a spokesperson said, advising people to not easily believe internet claims.
The clarification stated that many are outraged that Shannen Doherty and her cancer were used in the hoax. Fans were also advised to first check the news on major American news networks before spreading reports online. We at TheBitBag will also be on the lookout for updates on this issue.