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The ‘Charmed’ Curse — Wicked Feuds Of The Original Cast

Bitter squabbling between cast members Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty and more!

“Charmed” is getting a reboot without the original cast — and television veterans aren’t surprised that Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs and Shannen Doherty are being kept apart! The hit series had to survive plenty of backstage drama among the three actresses playing the witchy Halliwell sisters. That hasn’t stopped Holly from blasting the reboot, though, saying: “I will never understand what is fierce, funny, or feminist in creating a show that basically says the original actresses are too old to do a job they did 12 years ago.”

Others, however, remember the brutal celebrity feuds that caused constant problems on the set. Insiders told The National ENQUIRER that the show became a nightmare during its first season in 1998, and blamed Alyssa’s insecurities on Shannen and Holly’s longtime friendship. “Shannen was trying to be on better behavior after getting fired from ‘90210,’” said an on-set spy, “but Alyssa wanted to show she wasn’t the kid from ‘Who’s the Boss?’ — and their egos just collided…”