Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott have made their not so private lives extremely public, airing out all their dirty laundry for the world to see. The two met when each of them were married to other people and they believed they were soul-mates. The two left their spouses and married each other in an intimate ceremony on the beach. As time passed, they filmed reality show after reality show and had four beautiful children together. Currently, their life seems to be in shambles. Read on for the facts on the couple below.
1. Spelling and McDermott Are Having Major Financial Issues
Though their net worth was last reported at $1.5 million, Spelling and McDermott have stated and it’s been reported that the two are pretty much broke. In fact, Tori Spelling is currently being hospitalized for mental exhaustion. McDermott insists that Spelling’s illness is not from his cheating, though the two have been dealing with the issue for almost a year. On their reality show, True Tori, check out Spelling’s massive breakdown over her financial troubles in the below video. You can also see the Instagram photos Spelling posted of herself in the hospital below.
The below photo was posted with this sad caption: This sick in hospital I finally see how quickly life can take it all away frm you. We all need 2 step up frm inside& go 4 it! W/our friends by our side. Sadly I’ve finally faced truth that 1 person will never be there 4 me #TrueTori
2. McDermott Cheated on Spelling With a Woman Named Emily Goodhand
Dean McDermott cheated on wife Tori Spelling with a woman named Emily Goodhand when he was working in Canada. He blames substance abuse as the main culprit and, after checking himself into rehab, says he’s clean, though Spelling still worries as he doesn’t attend all his AA meetings, nor does he have a sponsor. The two are still attending couples’ counseling both together and separate and are trying to work things out for their family. When they went on vacation as a family, Spelling felt like she found the love she had for McDermott again, but when they returned home, the memories came rushing back. This season on True Tori, the couple continues to deal with McDermott’s cheating scandal.
3. The Couple Have Many Failed Business Ventures Together
Over their years together, McDermott and Spelling have hand their hands in many projects. Their first reality show was Tori And Dean: Inn Love and the two bought a bed-and-breakfast where they did all the work themselves. Though they loved it, it was a lot of work and they ended up having to sell it. Another business blunder was their stylish, yet not profitable store Inventori, which had they had to give up on …
4. Spelling Almost Died Having Their Fourth Child
Spelling and McDermott have four children together – Finn, Stella, Hattie, and Liam, plus McDermott’s son Jack from his previous marriage. When Spelling gave birth to Finn, she had major complications and almost died. ABC News reported:
Twenty weeks into the pregnancy, Spelling woke up one day to find blood dripping down her legs … Spelling was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, where she learned she had a condition called placenta previa, in which the placenta covers the opening of the cervix. The condition most likely resulted in part from the C-sections she had with her three other children. Another possible reason for the complication could have been the timing of Finn’s conception. She got pregnant with him just one month after Hattie was born … The problems put Spelling at risk for substantial bleeding, which could have forced doctors to terminate the pregnancy and remove her uterus to save her life … Doctors ordered bed rest for four months. After nine intense bleeding episodes, Finn was born via C-section Aug. 30, 37 weeks into the pregnancy.
5. McDermott’s Ex-Wife Mary Jo Eustace and Spelling Have a Sit-Down on True Tori
Tori Spelling sits down with husband Dean McDermott’s ex-wife Mary Jo Eustace to discuss the cheating scandal. Considering that Spelling was “the other woman” in McDermott’s marriage to Eustace, it was a slightly uncomfortable meeting. Have a look at the awkward clip above.
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