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Tori Spelling Ignored Father's Day Celebration After Dean McDermott's Now-Deleted Divorce Post

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By Favour Adegoke on June 21, 2023 at 3:00 PM EDT

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's relationship took an unexpected turn when McDermott announced their separation on Instagram, only to delete the post shortly after.

Following this, Spelling seemingly ignored her husband on Father's Day and didn't bother giving him a public shoutout as usual.

Despite their ups and downs, the couple has persevered, even navigating through McDermott's past infidelity.

Keep on reading to learn more.

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Tori Spelling Snubs Husband Dean McDermott On Father's Day

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On Father's Day Sunday, Tori Spelling did not publicly acknowledge her husband, Dean McDermott, via social media. This comes after reports surfaced that the couple had chosen to end their marriage, according to McDermott's since-deleted announcement on Instagram.

Initially, McDermott shared a heartfelt message and a throwback photograph, expressing sadness and announcing their decision to separate after 18 years together. "It's With great sadness and a very, very heavy heart that after 18 years together and five amazing children, @torispelling and I have decided to go our separate ways and start a new journey of our own," he wrote.

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McDermott added, per Daily Mail, "We will continue to work together as loving parents and guide and love our children through this difficult time. We ask that you all respect our privacy as we take this time to surround our family with love and work our way through this. Thank you all for your support and kindness."

He further emphasized their commitment to co-parenting their children with love during this difficult time. However, McDermott's post was short-lived as he promptly removed it within 24 hours, leaving fans puzzled.

Amid the confusion caused by McDermott's now-deleted Instagram post, Spelling has remained silent.

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Dean McDermott's Separation Post Was 'Out Of The Blue' 

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Sources close to Spelling and McDermott revealed to People magazine on Monday that McDermott's sudden statement about their separation came "out of the blue" as the couple had been showing signs of improvement in their relationship.

According to the source, "Their friends have seen their ups and downs through the years, but they did seem to be in a good place in recent months." The source mentioned, "If this had happened a year ago, it would've been expected because things were terrible between them. Sure, they still had disagreements and didn't always see eye to eye, but things had felt good in the past six months."

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A family insider disclosed that McDermott and Spelling had been working on their relationship recently, leading to a significant decrease in toxicity. "They also made an effort to make holidays and milestones special and were much more in tune with each other. It's been a night-and-day difference from the last couple of years."

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Insiders close to the couple revealed that a powerful argument between the couple may have triggered the decision to post the separation announcement. "He regretted it, so he deleted the post," a source speculated, per US Weekly.

Over the years, there have been rumors about the couple's strained relationship, which they had recently denied. A day before the deleted post, Spelling shared a photo of her and McDermott with their children, seemingly dispelling any speculation about their marital troubles.

In the caption, she wrote, "Family time is the best time, and @beverlyhilton, you always make us feel like true family. We love you! xoxo."

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Tori Spelling And Dean McDermott's Love Story

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Spelling and McDermott's love story began during their collaboration on a Lifetime movie in 2005. The stars then tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Fiji on May 7, 2006.

Throughout their journey as a couple, Spelling and McDermott faced persistent rumors of impending divorce and struggled with financial issues. Despite these challenges, they persevered and even ventured into reality television. Their reality series, "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," aired from 2007 to 2012, showcasing their personal and professional lives.

In late 2013, their relationship was rocked by revelations of McDermott's infidelity. However, the couple decided to confront and work through the betrayal to preserve their marriage.

By 2021, the strain in their relationship became evident when the actress revealed during an interview on SiriusXM's Jeff Lewis Live that they were sleeping in separate beds. "Right now, my kids and dogs sleep in my bed," she said, adding that Dean was "in a room."

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