When Shelley joined the cast of Charlie's Angels in 1979, the tabloids went into overdrive. The interest in Charlie's newest Angel was so intense, that so many articles about her, as well as news features, came out. "I couldn’t believe it. What was I doing in the evening news?" Shelley exclaimed at the time. Of course, some were true and some were, well, iffy. But publicity was publicity, and the frenzy generated so much interest in her, it catapulted her to Hollywood Superstardom before she even filmed an episode of the series.