Canadian actor Dean McDermott announced that he and “Beverly Hills, 90210” alum Tori Spelling are separating after 18 years of marriage.
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McDermott, 56, made the announcement in an Instagram post that he and Spelling, 50, are separating, according to People magazine.
The Instagram post was deleted less than 24 hours after the announcement, “Today” reported.
“It’s with great sadness and a very very heavy heart that after 18 years together and 5 amazing children, that Tori Spelling and I have decided to go our separate ways, and start a new journey of our own. 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 said onInstagram.
The news came hours after the family had a birthday celebration for Stella who turned 15 last week, “Today” said.
Spelling and McDermott were married in 2006, according to ET.
They share five children together: Liam, 16; Stella, 15; Hattie, 11; Fin, 10; and Beau, 6. McDermott has a son, Jack, 24, with his ex-wife, Mary Jo Eustace, according to the Today Show.
Spelling has not yet broken her silence on the news of the split, according to Entertainment Tonight.
People reached out to representatives for Spelling and McDermott but they have not yet responded.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 31: Tori Spelling attends the premiere of Freeform’s "Cruel Summer" Season 2 at Grace E. Simons Lodge on May 31, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 03: Tori Spelling attends the Beverly Hills 90210 Peach Pit Pop-Up on August 03, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
CARSON, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 04: (L-R) Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth attend the 2022 iHeartRadio Wango Tango at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 04, 2022 in Carson, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 07: Actress Tori Spelling attends the 2011 Outfest Opening Night Gala of "Gun Hill Road" at the Orpheum Theatre on July 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 12: Tv personality Tori Spelling attends West Coast Reveal Of The New 2016 Next Generation Chevrolet Volt at Quixote Studios on January 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Chevrolet Volt)
INGLEWOOD, CA – MARCH 12: Actress Tori Spelling attends Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards at The Forum on March 12, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 04: Tori Spelling promotes "CelebraTORI: Unleashing Your Inner Party Planner to Entertain Friends and Family" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on April 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
BURBANK, CA – AUGUST 28: Actress Tori Spellig joins The Lunchables Team and Club Kids to build a sports court at Boys and Girls Club of Burbank on August 28, 2012 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 02: Tori Spelling attends Nights of the Jack Friends & Family Night 2019 on October 02, 2019 in Calabasas, California.(Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 19: Tori Spelling participates in the Beverly Hills 90210 Costume Exhibit Event at The Atrium at Westfield Century City on August 19, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images)