Shannen Doherty Is Struggling With Luke Perry's Death

Luke Perry and Shannen Doherty
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A week hasn't passed since news broke Luke Perry died after suffering a massive stroke. And yet, it feels like an eternity trying to come to grips with the tragedy. It's been so hard dealing with the reality of never seeing his bright smile again. (Thankfully, we have a series of Hallmark movies and shows such as Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale to keep his legacy of work close to our hearts.) Thus far, Luke Perry's daughter has spoken out about the sad loss, and now, it looks like his former 90210 costar is ready to open up. Shannen Doherty is struggling with Luke Perry's death that has his once on-screen love sharing her feelings in a heartbreaking post.

  • Shannen and Luke were '90s TV royalty as Brenda Walsh and Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210.

    Shannen Doherty starred on the hit '90s teen drama for four seasons that gave us so many feels, especially when her character was together with Dylan.

    (They really were great together.)

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  • The death of her beloved costar has been "impossible" to process, which has made coping with losing Luke a real struggle.

    "Yesterday morning I got a phone call that devastated me," Shannen confesses in a somber Instagram post. "I'm struggling with this loss and am having a hard time with my thoughts. But, my heart goes out to his family and friends who were blessed by his light in their (and mine) lives. Processing this is impossible right now."

  • Ian Ziering, who played Steve Sanders on Beverly Hills, 90210, also opened up about Luke's death and what their friendship meant to him.

    "Dearest Luke, I will forever bask in the loving memories we've shared over the last thirty years," Ian captions his heartfelt Instagram post. "May your journey forward be enriched by the magnificent souls who have passed before you, just like you have done here for those you leave behind. God please give him a seat close to to you, he deserves it."

  • This isn't getting easier ...


    It's so hard to say goodbye to someone who influenced so many years of our lives.

    We still can't believe Luke Perry is no longer with us ...

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