"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."
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.
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Don't count on Vivian Kubrick to watch Shelley Duvall's anticipated "Dr. Kubrick, whose father, Stanley Kubrick, directed the actress in 1980's "The Shining," penned a letter to Dr. Phil McGraw Thursday on Twitter, days after an alarming clip of his Q&A with Duvall, 67, surfaced online. My Letter to you @DrPhil Re: Your exploitive use of Shelly Duvall is a form of LURID ENTERTAINMENT and is shameful. While Dr. Phil, 68, has yet to reply to Kubrick, the interview is scheduled to air Friday. In the shocking teaser, an unrecognizable Duvall tells the TV host she is "very sick" and believes her "Popeye" co-star, Robin Williams, is still alive.