After revealing to Dr. Phil on Friday that she's "very sick," Shelley Duvall is getting the help she asked for. WATCH: 'The Shining' Star Shelley Duvall Looks Unrecognizable, Reveals Mental Illness on'Dr. The 67-year-old actress is currently receiving support via a GoFundMe page launched by none other than the daughter of revered filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick directed Duvall in her iconic role opposite Jack Nicholson in 1980's "The Shining." His daughter, Vivian, created the support page for Duvall the same day as the Dr. Phil tell-all, and as of Saturday, the campaign has raised $16,000 of its $100,000 goal.
"Shining" actress Shelley Duvall is suffering from undisclosed mental health issues, but does not want to get treated. The star talked about how she's been isolated from her friends. "Suddenly, no one would return my phone calls," Duvall, 67, told Radar Online in an exclusive interview Wednesday. "People who I had lunch with for years. Nobody would talk to me."
Shelley Duvall, best-known for her role in "The Shinning," is now unrecognizable in a clip released to promote her upcoming appearance on "Dr. Duvall sat down with Dr. Phil McGraw for an interview, and she revealed she has been battling serious mental illness. The once-celebrated actress departed from the public eye in the early 2000s. She said she believes her "Popeye" co-star Robin Williams is not dead but rather he is "shape-shifting." Duvall said she has seen Williams since his 2014 death.
Phil" show for interviewing actress Shelley Duvall, who is suffering with mental illness. Kubick accused Phil McGraw and his staff of exploiting the 67-year-old star in a public letter Wednesday. "You are putting Shelley Duvall'on show' while she if suffering from a pitiable state of ill health," the letter said. "Unquestionably, this is purely a form of lurid and exploitative entertainment--it's appallingly cruel." Duvall worked with Kubrick's late father on the 1980 horror film "The Shining," which also starred Jack Nicholson.
"With last year being a full year up here and getting to know a bunch of the guys, the comfortability level is definitely higher than when I first walked into the locker room," he said. "It's nice to know the guys and know all the faces and the coaching staff and the front office. It's starting to feel like home."