Holly Marie Combs expressed her disappointment in Alyssa Milano after the latter denied being concerned in Shannen Doherty’s firing from Charmed.
“I really feel the necessity to defend myself after the various persevering with assaults which have ensued since Alyssa stepped out on the stage [at MegaCon] and basically known as Shannen and I liars,” Combs wrote in a prolonged Instagram put up on Monday.
“Suffice to say I’m somewhat shocked and somewhat upset particularly by the issues she posted the following day whereas texting me concurrently phrases on the contrary. Sadly that’s not a [sic] shocking anymore,” she continued.
Combs shut down Milano’s declare that she and Doherty have been making a “revisionist historical past,” saying their tales are “simply the historical past [Milano] didn’t need folks to find out about.”
“I heard that Alyssa stated she didn’t have the facility to fireside anybody which is ironic as a result of this was really all about energy. However let’s go together with that and let me clarify what she did have the facility to do. She had the facility the cease the method at any time,” she wrote.
Combs, 50, claimed “there was a case being constructed” in opposition to Doherty, 52, behind the scenes of the present, and Milano, 51, “alone had the facility to cease” the firing.
“And when the producers stated OK we are going to let Shannen go Alyssa additionally had the facility to say no I don’t need that. However she didn’t. She had the facility to say no simply as Shannen had stated no I don’t need you to exchange Alyssa when posed with the identical possibility,” she claimed.
Combs defined that Doherty was a “youngster actor who supported a household simply as Alyssa does and understood the good significance and accountability of that.”
“Even now this pains me to jot down. It was heartbreaking then and nonetheless now. And I believe quite a lot of the blame nonetheless stays with the producers who knew it was simpler to maintain us divided versus united. 3 damaged items have been simpler to manage and manipulate than one united entrance,” she wrote.
Combs ended her message by expressing how “all of it labored out as future would have it” when Rose McGowan took over the third main function upon Doherty’s exit after Season 3.
“We’re nonetheless a household of survivors and we at all times might be. Really. Charmed was made for all of you and lastly the reality of the matter is all of us are, regardless of our variations, extremely grateful for this dysfunctional household in each approach. The Finish,” she concluded.
Neither Doherty nor Milano has publicly responded to the assertion, however McGowan, 50, commented partly, “I want none of it needed to be this fashion.”
Combs aired out her emotions two days after Milano denied her and Doherty’s claims that the Who’s the Boss? star had Doherty fired from Charmed.
“I didn’t have the facility to get anybody fired. As soon as Shannen left we had 5 extra profitable seasons and I’m without end grateful,” she wrote partly in a prolonged Instagram put up on Saturday.
Milano spoke out on social media after being requested in regards to the drama at MegaCon in Orlando, Florida, final week.
“I knew this was going to return up in a technique or one other, and I need to be very considerate in how I reply to any of this,” she stated onstage on the pageant. “I’ll simply say that I’m unhappy.”
The Melrose Place star expressed her heartbreak over the fantasy sequence being “tarnished by a toxicity that’s nonetheless to this present day, nearly 1 / 4 of a century later, nonetheless taking place.”
“I’m unhappy that individuals can’t transfer previous it,” she continued. “I’m unhappy that all of us can’t simply have a good time the success of a present that meant a lot to all of us.”
Doherty grew to become emotional speaking about Milano’s “very hurtful” feedback on the identical pageant on Sunday.
“We merely instructed the reality as a result of the reality really does matter. However we wished to attempt to prevent, the followers, from heartbreak as a lot as humanly attainable,” she stated whereas tearing up.
Combs and Doherty beforehand claimed Milano had pressured the community to fireside Doherty in a December episode of Doherty’s Let’s Be Clear podcast.
“‘We have been instructed [by Alyssa] it’s her or [Shannen], and Alyssa has threatened to sue us for a hostile office atmosphere,’” Combs claimed a producer instructed her on the time.
Doherty additional alleged that she did “not ever bear in mind being imply” on set.
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