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Tori Spelling's Estranged Husband Thinks She's Dating Look-Alike 'For Attention'

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By Favour Adegoke on November 10, 2023 at 12:30 PM EST

Tori Spelling's estranged husband does not believe her new romance with advertising CEO Ryan Cramer is genuine.

According to a report Dean McDermott and Spelling's relationship has gotten more strained, and he believes she's only dating to seek "attention."

McDermott has also moved on with a new woman, Lily Calo, whom he has been spotted kissing on multiple occasions.

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Dean McDermott Says Tori Spelling Is Dating 'For Attention'

Dean McDermot celebrates birthday with Tori Spelling and kids

"Chopped Canada" host McDermott and "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Spelling's relationship seems to have become even more strained.

The pair, who recently split up after 18 years of marriage, are dating new people while doing their best to co-parent their five kids.

McDermott is dating 32-year-old Calo, while Spelling is romantically linked to Cramer, the CEO of Santa Monica-based agency Neuron Syndicate Inc. 

Despite the pair seemingly moving on in their love life, a source claims that McDermott does not think Spelling's new romance is authentic.

"They're on fairly icy terms right now but trying to stay cordial," the source told Us Weekly. "He thinks Tori's doing this for attention."

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His alleged take on Spelling's relationship with Cramer comes after fans claimed that there was a striking resemblance between the CEO and McDermott.

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She Is Not 'Bothered' That Her New Man Looks Like Dean McDermott

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott at WE tv's Real Love: Relationship Reality TV's Past, Present & Future event

Spelling is reportedly okay with the claim by fans regarding Cramer and McDermott's alleged resemblance.

A source told Us Weekly that she is not “bothered” by what people say about the advertising CEO and is “really excited about” the relationship.

They said, “Tori met Ryan through work, several months ago and she thought he was very charming and handsome.” The source added, “Tori is really excited about the new relationship and it doesn’t bother her that people say he looks a lot like Dean.”

Spelling was first spotted kissing Cramer during an intimate date night in Los Angeles. Pictures obtained by the Daily Mail showed the duo together outside the LA hotspot called Level 8. They made out and could be seen holding hands before hopping into the same car.

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Spelling's estranged husband, McDermott, has also been seen on several occasions displaying extreme PDA with his new lover, Calo, a senior account executive at Conscious Community Global in LA.

According to Linked In, the couple duo is working on a project with the “creative development team” at the health and human services organization.

At every instance when McDermott was spotted kissing Calo, he still had his wedding ring on. The actor has yet to update his Instagram bio, as it still reads that he is married to the "love of my life @ToriSpelling."

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Dean McDermott Was Angry At Tori Spelling's RV Living Situation 

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McDermott previously accused his estranged wife of seeking attention and sympathy during the period when she was living in an RV with their five children.

A source claimed at the time that McDermott was “furious” that Spelling, along with their children, were living in an RV. The source told the Daily Mail that McDermott believed Spelling wasn’t financially struggling and was only trying to gain “sympathy.”

Insiders close to McDermott also noted that her choices shocked him and Spelling’s friends. 

“They do not understand why she would be doing this unless for sympathy. She has money,” the source said. 

“Dean does not think that the kids should be living like this and of course he is angry. He is furious at Tori because she is acting like a child,” the source added. "She had every opportunity to make this marriage work and instead, she fostered the narrative for years that she was done with Dean.”

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Dean McDermott And Tori Spelling's Split

Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott walking

McDermott broke the news of his split from Spelling on June 17 when he shared a now-deleted post on Instagram announcing that they were going their separate ways.

It read, “It’s with great sadness and a very very heavy heart that after 18 years together and 5 amazing children, that @torispelling and I have decided to go our separate ways, and start a new journey of our own.”

He added, “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.”

McDermott's statement on their separation was accompanied by an image of himself and Spelling, along with their five kids, Liam, Stella, Hattie, Finn, Beau, and Jack.

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