Farrah Fawcett left donations to shelters for abused women, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.
Her role as an abused woman in The Burning Bed, a 1984 TV movie, was groundbreaking at the time, as she left behind her beautiful pinup image for a gritty and intense performance as a battered woman who ends up setting her husband on fire. The movie brought the issue of spousal abuse and spousal rape to the front of the national dialogue.
The role had a profound impact on Farrah that stayed with her for the rest of her life. Sources tell RadarOnline.com that she has left some of her belongings to various shelters.
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