Usually when women (and men) think about “My Fair Wedding” host David Tutera, it’s all beautiful flowers, sparkly diamonds, romantic candles and a wedding gone perfect -- not an insatiable sex addict. That’s why the television host is "angered" by his estranged husband’s claim that he’s addicted to sex.
The two are locked in a bitter feud now that their 10-year domestic partnership has disintegrated.
"The allegations against me are baseless and untrue and I will fight vigorously to defend my reputation in the court of law as well as the court of public opinion," Tutera told People magazine in a statement. "I believe them to be fabrications of a desperate individual in order to gain a legal advantage in our separation."
Ryan Jurica, Tutera’s former lover, claimed the host would hire prostitutes to try and satiate his sex addiction.
The We TV host continued: "I am saddened by these developments; I am angered by the lies; and I am committed to moving beyond this painful moment to focus on my professional commitments and the upcoming birth of my children."
The two are expecting twins via surrogate in July. Both want full custody of the unborn children, with Jurica filing for monetary compensation since the “Fair Wedding” host earns $1 million a year, TMZ reported about Jurica’s court filings.
Tutera and Jurica got hitched in Vermont during September of 2003. Then the couple separated on New Year's Day 2013, according the magazine that obtained the Los Angeles County Superior Court documents filed by Tutera on April 19.
Tutera cited “irresponsible differences,” but in the papers Jurica filed in Connecticut to end their civil union, he claimed their marriage could not be salvaged because of the television host’s addiction.
Tutera has remained silent about his personal issues on Twitter, only writing posts related to his career.