Tori Spelling Sued By American Express, Owes Nearly $40,000 On Credit Card
Tori Spelling is being sued by American Express for an allegedly unpaid balance of nearly $40,000.
The credit card company claims the actress has had a balance of $37,981.97 for about six months now with no payments made. An attempted payment for $1,070, in June reportedly bounced. And Spelling has allegedly not made any attempts to rectify the situation.
Now American Express is going to court in hopes of getting Spelling to pay in full, according to TMZ. The news comes after several years of the star openly admitting to financial issues. On their various reality shows and in interviews, Spelling and husband Dean McDermott have copped to having money problems, but have always insisted they are not bankrupt.
In fact, Gossip Cop actually busted a mean-spirited OK! story last September that greatly sensationalized Spelling’s financial situation to make her look destitute to the point where she was so “broke,” the outlet claimed she would feed her kids grocery store samples as a “cost-cutting measure.” Of course, this was the same tabloid that falsely also said Spelling was pregnant last April.
Spelling, though, did suffer a setback last year after suffering a third-degree burn at Benihana that she has claimed in a lawsuit caused excessive medical bills and lost wages. On Instagram, however, the former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star recently suggested things are on the upswing. “From #scripted nights to #unscripted days… Working on two projects right now and feeling so F-ing #GRATEFUL! Acting vs. reality. I [love] both my jobs,” she posted less than a week ago.
Spelling is currently working on James Franco’s Mother May I Sleep With Danger, a remake of the television film in which she originally starred, as well as a WEtv series with David Tutera. She has made no mention of the American Express woes or anything similar on social media.