When fiction surpasses reality … In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the cast of Charmed was turning heads. In this cult series, love stories have capsized many viewers but not only … Because indeed, several actors and actresses fell in love during the shooting. There was Alyssa Milano and Brian Krause, who played the handsome Leo Wyatt, but also Holly Marie Combs, who met her technician husband on set. And that’s not all ! For several months, Shannen Doherty would also have lived a short romance with Julain McMahon, the interpreter of Cole Turner, the king of demons. The two are said to have fallen in love with each other when they shared the poster for Another Day, in 2001.
Except that at the time, Julian McMahon was not a heart to take since he was married to actress Brooke Burns. In an interview with Stuff magazine in 2002, she explained the terrible way she learned about this extramarital affair. “I learned everything from reading The National Enquirer. It was the straw that broke the camel’s back. He’s a good father. Funny, he was really great when we were together. But I guess he was. ‘he got carried away by all the Los Angeles hoopla,’ Madison’s mom confided. Obviously, after this affair, the actress filed for divorce from Julian McMahon. And since 2014, it is in the arms of Kelly Paniagua that he has found love again. As for Shannen Doherty, she has also rebuilt her life.
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Married to Ashley Hamilton until 1994, Shannen Doherty married Rick Salomon in second marriage. But their marriage lasted only nine short months. On October 15, 2011, she married photographer Kurt Iswarienko in Malibu, and their union was broadcast on the Shannen Says reality show. And it is by his side that she has been fighting the disease for years. In 2015, doctors diagnosed her with breast cancer. After treatment, Shannen Doherty had started her remission, but in February 2020, she announced that she had relapsed. “It’s lovely when people tell me they’re praying for me, or whatever but I’m managing. I’m fine. There are a lot of people in the world who need these prayers and I feel great, she confided, fighting. I have an incredible medical team around me (…) I have some great friends. “
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