In a post that has since been deleted, McDermott shared the news via social media in a statement Saturday.
“After 18 years together and 5 amazing kids, I am devastated that @torispelling and I have decided to part ways and embark on our own new journey,” the actor’s statement read. “As loving parents, we will continue to work together to guide and love our children through this difficult time. We ask that you respect our privacy as we take this opportunity to surround our families with love and work through this difficult time. Thank you everyone for your support and kindness.🙏.
McDermott’s post ends with a picture of him and Beverly Hills 90210 actress, and ended with a recent photo of them posing with their four children.
The 50-year-old actress and the 56-year-old actor, who have five children together, have been married since 2006.
The couple seemed to be in a better place to celebrate their daughter’s birthday, a source told ET.
“As of last weekend, Tori and Dean seemed to be doing better,” the source said. “After many difficult times and sometimes difficult exchanges, they respect each other and listen to each other more. Having said that, they have realized that the time has come and both parties are ready. They feel that their The kids are healthy, safe, well and now they need to move on. They’re trying to move on as friendly as possible.”
Spelling had not yet broken her silence. McDermott issued a statement after Spelling shared a family photo of her, McDermott and their five children by the pool.
“Back in my zip code… the @beverlyhilton hotel has been such a big part of my life. Went there growing up with my family and am now lucky enough to bring my own. #beverlyhitonhotel gives us the best 15th birthday experience for @stella_mcdermott08,” she wrote. “The penthouse, the cottage, the cake, the work. It’s hard to leave honestly 😂. Family time is the best time, @beverlyhilton you continue to make us feel like real family. We love you! xoxo #90210.”
Spelling and McDermott share their children Finn, 10, Stella, 15, Liam, 16, Hattie, 11, and Beau, 6. McDermott also has a son, Jack, from a previous relationship.The breakup news came after a source told ET in November that the two were Their marriage was “very struggling”.
“For the kids, Tori and Dean act like a family, living in the same house but sleeping in separate rooms,” the source said. “Tori was outspoken about what happened between them, and Dean was just totally checked out.”
According to sources, McDermott’s ongoing infidelity hurt the marriage the most.
“Dean has been caught up in so many lies and infidelities over the years, and Tori just ended it,” the source said. “Dean doesn’t want a divorce for financial reasons and Tori doesn’t want to do it for their family.”
“Tori isn’t dating anyone else and they’re trying to figure out what’s next,” the source added.
In November, Spelling shared her family holiday card Targeted exclusion of McDermottalthough she later told fans in the comment area that he was filming in Canada.
McDermott previously admitted to cheating on spelling.Multiple outlets reported in 2013 that he had an affair with actress Emily Goodhand while they were both filming Chopped Canada.
Spelling and McDermott were both married when they first met. In her 2014 reality show, True Torusshe said they They slept together the first night they met While filming the Lifetime TV movie beware of murder 2005. At the time, she was married to her first husband, Charlie Shannian, who was also married to his first wife, Mary Jane Eustace.
“Maybe it’s hard for me to get used to that part [blaming Goodhand] Because that’s how I met Dean,” she said on the show about her husband’s infidelity. “I mean, he was married. …we had sex the first night we met. “
“It’s not like, ‘Oh, drop your rocks, have sex with someone just for the sex,’ you know?” she continued. “It was a conscious decision to, like, fall for you.”
2019, McDermott talking about cheating on his wife in his daddy question podcast.
“I really, really wish I could learn to think with your head, not your penis,” he said. “Because I do a lot of thinking with my penis.”
“I’ve been there. I cheated and it has nothing to do with who you’re with,” he also shared. “For me, it’s not about the T, it’s about my own inadequacy. I feel bad about myself, I feel like a jerk, and I need to do this to feel empowered.”
In June 2021, Spelling admitted that she and McDermott No more sleeping in the same room.
“You know what, right now my kids are sleeping in my bed with my dog,” Spelling said on SiriusXM Radio’s Andy’s Show. Jeff Lewis Live. “[Dean’s] in a room. It’s not good since he left, you guys. But since he left, he has been filming in another country for six months. They are all with me. So, I have four more people in my bedroom who haven’t returned to their rooms yet. They had beds in there and two of them slept in the bed with me. and pets. three dogs. “