Shannen Doherty Says Her Battle Is 'Hard Enough' Amid COVID-19 Crisis As She Urges Social Media Followers To Stay Home

Last weekend, 90210 actress Shannen Doherty took to Instagram to post an important message for her followers. 

The 48-year-old used her platform to express how important social distancing is at the moment and urged her fans to take part in it.

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The post featured a photo of Doherty holding up a paper with the words “I am staying at home (and ranting) for all of us #StayHome,” scribbled on it. 

In the caption of the post, Doherty slammed those who refuse to adhere to social distancing and self-isolation rules, telling fans her battle with stage IV breast cancer is already hard enough without the threat of COVID-19.

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The actress went on to list the people for whom she chooses to stay home amid the pandemic. 

“I am staying home (and ranting) for us ALL. For my fellow cancer warriors who fight hard everyday for more time. For my mom. For my family. For my husband,” she wrote.

“For my mother in law and father in law. For my friends. For my friends kids. For every single one of you.”

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Doherty’s rant ended with an urge to her fans to ‘please join her’ in stay home. Many fans have since taken to the comments section to praise the actress for her message and share for whom they too choose to stay home.

“My mom is a cancer survivor and I'm I'm staying in for her!! She lives with me & my husband!! Please take care of yourself,” one fan commented. 

Another Instagram user called Doherty a “legend” for her message.

“This is why youre a legend. And thx for speaking out,” they wrote. “You are being seen and valued.”

Who do you choose to stay home for? Let us know in the comments – and make sure you pass this along to your friends and family!