25 Things You Don’t Know About Me: Shannen Doherty

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Shannen Doherty, 39, (her memoir, Badass, is on shelves now) shares the 25 things you don't know about her with UsMagazine.com.

1. I was an honorary Cub Scout and appeared on TV with my brother's troop.

2. My favorite meal is my mom's country fried steak.

3. I was in Who's Who Among American High School Students.

4. I'm a homebody who loves cooking.

5. I just directed my friend Brian Austin Green in a web episode.

6. Since age 5, I was required to read the paper and discuss world events with my parents over dinner.

7. I can be superstitious. I try to sit on the left side of a plane.

8. I don't trust easily, but I love deeply.

9. My favorite breed of dog is a German shepherd.

10. I can't live without potatoes; I am Irish, after all.

11. I have four nephews and three nieces from one brother.

12. Even though I own a tremendous number of shoes, I'm usually barefoot. Southern roots.

13. I need quiet time in the morning with my coffee and paper.

14. I'm actually very shy and get nervous in front of people I don't know.

15. I'm getting my pilot's license.

16. My mom is one of my best friends.

17. I believe the only way to grow as a person is to be open to change.

18. For a "tough girl," I cry easily.

19. I wish I was more fashionable, but I prefer sweats.

20. My guilty pleasure is America's Next Top Model.

21. I'm a good listener.

22. I love to not only act but also direct.

23. I have a dog named Leroy, which is one of my nicknames.

24. I have a strong faith and believe in God.

25. I refuse to read anything about me — good or bad.

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