Barb was Shannon's first acting role. Due to the character's popularity, she has gained a level of fame and interest from other TV and film productions. She was very interested in acting when she was young and took part in her school theatrical adaptations.
She now portrays Ethel Muggs in CW's Riverdale in a recurring role.
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- On April 18, 2017, Purser came out as bisexual through Twitter.
- She once worked in a movie theatre, but quit to focus on acting.