Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott to Document Marriage Crisis in New TV Series
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are returning to reality television , and giving fans an intimate look at their ongoing marriage crisis. As Gossip Cop previously reported, McDermott entered rehab in January after allegedly cheating on his wife late last year. Now the pair will appear together in the six-episode Lifetime docu-series, “True Tori,” which will follow the couple “in almost real-time as they navigate the unknown road ahead, beginning when Dean leaves treatment.”
“Tori has made the courageous decision to allow the audience to witness the most difficult and unpredictable period in her life. Intimate, raw, emotional and completely real, Tori will tell her story for the first time as it should be told — by her,” says the network.
Lifetime adds, “Since viewers will be seeing events almost immediately after they occur, nobody knows how the drama will unfold — not Tori, not Dean — and only time will tell if Tori and Dean’s marriage survives.” Spelling has yet to publicly comment on her marriage problems, but has shared photos of her family looking as happy as ever.
The former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star previously appeared with McDermott on “Tori & Dean: Inn Love,” “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood,” and “Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings.” The HGTV series “Tori & Dean: Cabin Fever,” filmed last summer, was previously scheduled to air later this year.
“True Tori” is slated to premiere on April 22, three months before the actress’ ABC Family sitcom “Mystery Girls” debuts. What do you think of Spelling and McDermott documenting their marriage crisis?