Tori Spelling met with ex-husband Charlie Shanian off-camera during the second episode of “True Tori” Tuesday night on Lifetime. Like philandering husband Dean McDermott, Spelling cheated on Shanian when they had barely been married a year. In fact, Spelling left Shanian for McDermott and the way she left the marriage to her first husband is something she regrets.
"I feel like I did so much, I hurt him so bad. That's just a good man. He's forgiven me. Leaving I felt very alone," Spelling told the cameras when she was driving home from their encounter. They had not seen each other for eight years.
"I just feel like lost," she told her cheating husband when she arrived home. "It felt like family, someone that knew you so well. When I left I just suddenly felt really alone and I don't know why. I regret the way I handled things, obviously. That's a good man."
McDermott tried to comfort her, but then asked a bold question: "Does seeing him and remembering what a good man he was, does it bring up more anger towards me and resentment for what I did?"
“A little bit,” she responded. “A little bit.”
McDermott admitted to cheating on Spelling with Emily Goodhand, a Toronto woman about whom little is known. On the season premiere, Spelling saw a picture of Goodhand, but Lifetime blurred the image.
"Am I a bitch if I say I think she's unattractive?" Spelling questioned. "I was completely blown away by what Emily looked like. I found her unattractive," Spelling told her therapist Dr. Wexler. "Before this, I would never have felt threatened by that girl.' I'd be like, 'My husband would never,' but now all bets are off." Spelling added: “It could be anyone.”
There have been rumors that Goodhand doesn’t exist and was fabricated by the reality couple so they could get a show. Both McDermott and Spelling denied they would do something like create a mistress.
“True Tori” airs on Lifetime Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET.
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