via press release:
“E! ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL: TORI SPELLING” PREMIERES MONDAY, OCTOBER 28TH AT 10PM ET/PT ON E!
The Hollywood Legacy Opens Up To E!’s Giuliana Rancic About Growing Up Famous, Her Years On “90210,” Her Marriage And The Pregnancy That Almost Killed Her
I look at Finn and I’m like, I got him here safely. We did it together… it’s an amazing thing what a woman’s body can do and what your mind can do…now, I tell myself all the time, you’re a strong woman. You can do anything.” – Tori Spelling
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 2013 – Actress, author, producer, mother, wife, designer, reality TV star and Hollywood royalty, Tori Spelling has shown there is so much more to her than meets the eye. In the new “E! Entertainment Special: Tori Spelling,” E!’s Giuliana Rancic sits down with Tori to discuss everything from her career and marriages, to family drama and most recently, her devastating health scare. In the intimate interview, the mother of four discusses in detail her difficult pregnancy that caused her to be bed ridden for two months and nearly cost her her life. She also talks at length about both the positive and negative effects of being cast in “90210” so young, and how the fame impacted her image of herself and shaped her identity. Plus, Tori opens up to Giuliana about all the Spelling family drama as well as her current relationship with her mom, her former “90210”co-stars, her ex-husband and a verbally abusive ex-boyfriend. Cameras capture an exclusive look into the lives of this loving family as Tori’s husband of seven years, Dean McDermott, also joins the conversation and weighs in on the pregnancy scare as well as what he thinks about putting his marriage in front of reality television cameras. And finally, Giuliana surprises Tori, a true believer in the abilities of psychics, with a visit from renowned spiritual medium Rebecca Rosen who brings a message from her late father, Aaron Spelling. Spelling, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, releases her fourth memoir, SPELLING IT LIKE IT IS (Gallery Books) on October 22nd. Nothing is off limits in the new “E! Entertainment Special: Tori Spelling” premiering Monday, October 28that 10pm ET/PT on E!
Select quotes from “E! Entertainment Special: Tori Spelling” :
“I’d had three great pregnancies. I thought morning sickness was the end of the world, and it’s not until something pretty major happens that you’re like, oh my gosh those were all a piece of cake. I had a pretty large bleed. I thought I was having a miscarriage.” – Tori Spelling on her pregnancy scare with youngest child Finn before she was diagnosed with placenta previa
“Did I get the role of ‘Donna’ because of who my dad was? Absolutely. Did I grow that character and maintain it and show the world who ‘Donna’ was because of him? No. I did that on my own.” – Tori Spelling
“I think everyone will be happy to know, there’s still ‘Donna’ in me, but ‘Donna’ was Tori back then. ‘Donna’ was not a character that was completely created. I brought myself to that role.” – Tori Spelling on her “90210” character
“All it takes is for one person to say you’re ugly, and you’re like, I guess I’m ugly. And that was it.” – Tori Spelling
“My buddies would give me a hard time ‘cause I’d show up late because I was getting my ‘Donna Martin’ fix. So they’d give me a hard time about that.” – Dean McDermott on being a fan of “90210” before meeting Tori