Shannen Doherty shares pictures as she shaves her head, battles breast cancer

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HOLLYWOOD — Shannen Doherty documented shaving her head as she battles breast cancer.

The actress went public with her diagnosis last August when she filed a lawsuit against her former business manager. In the claim, the “Charmed” and “90210” star accused her manager of not paying health insurance premiums, causing coverage for the actress to lapse.

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On Wednesday, Doherty posted images on her Instagram account. In one, she is being hugged by her mother, Rosa Doherty. In another, friend and model Anne Marie Kortright takes a photo as the actress cuts her hair.

Doherty had earlier instagramed a photo with the caption “Cupcake pan, chocolates and a razor…. Stay tuned. @annemkortright has got this. #cancersucks #thankgodforfriends,” to tease that she would be shaving her head.

Doherty’s social media followers responded with well wishes.

“Still as beautiful as when I watched you on 90210. Keep fighting the fight. You got this girl,” read one comment.