Reliving Shannen Doherty's controversial clash with her ex-business managers
Years ago, 'Beverly Hills, 90210' star Shannen Doherty found herself amidst a storm, alleging her business managers for neglect leading to her late cancer diagnosis.
Shannen Doherty (Source: Variety)
Years past the glitz and glamour of 'Beverly Hills, 90210', actress Shannen Doherty faced a harrowing ordeal. At the age of 44, she courageously opened up about battling breast cancer. But it wasn't just about the disease; it was about the business managers she claimed let her down.
A star’s plea for justice
The actress made a bold statement, suggesting that her former managers were not only "crooked" but had also "habitually blundered" their professional duties, one of which was ensuring the payment of her health insurance premiums. Her firm belief was that the negligence of her business managers exacerbated her health situation.
An alarming revelation
Shannen's relationship with Tanner Mainstain Glynn & Johnson and its former business partner Steven D. Blatt began with trust. However, things took a turn when she claimed that they neglected to pay her insurance premium for 2014, leaving her uninsured. This lapse supposedly delayed her from visiting her doctor. And when she did, a chilling discovery awaited. Doctors diagnosed her with "invasive breast cancer metastatic to at least one lymph node." She argued that had she been properly insured, timely check-ups might've caught the disease earlier.
The firm, of course, defended its position. "Tanner Mainstain is saddened to learn that Ms. Doherty is suffering from cancer and wishes her a full recovery," a statement from them read. But they firmly refuted claims that they had a hand in her delayed diagnosis.
Financial discrepancies compound the heartache
It wasn't just the health concerns that agitated Doherty. She noted multiple inconsistencies in her financial records since cutting ties with the firm. "Unexplained transfers" and overcharges added to her distress, not to mention the mismanagement leading to tax liens and audits.
Her plea wasn't just about seeking damages. It was a call to shed light on an industry fraught with mistrust, where celebrities place their futures in the hands of those managing their hard-earned money.
Looking back, the drama surrounding Shannen Doherty’s lawsuit wasn’t just another tabloid headline. It was an intense chapter in the life of a star who once graced our TV screens with charm and grace. And as we reminisce, it serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of trust and vigilance in the hands of business management.
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