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Hard-up reality star Tori Spelling slams Katie Holmes in book


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Tori Spelling may need to get a real J-O-B. Her actor husband Dean McDermott, too. Because apparently the couple can’t make ends meet financially.

Though late daddy Aaron Spelling had megabucks, the Tori & Dean star, 40, told People magazine that times are tough. When he died in 2006, it was reported the former 90210 star only received 0.16 percent of his $500 million estate. That translated to $200,000, combined with approximately $600,000 in private investments her father set up for her. OK, you know that money is totally blown.

Tori, whose latest book, Spelling It Like It Is, hit shelves earlier this week, admits her expensive tastes have had to take a back seat to their four kids, Liam, 6, Stella, 5, Hattie, 2, and Finn, 14 months.

McDermott’s 15-year-old son from a previous marriage also requires financial support. But the home chef claims to Us Weekly that he has a cookbook coming out, and will be the new host of Chopped: Canada.

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Katie Holmes looks so sweet and nice, doesn’t she? But in her book, Spelling also rips into the ex Mrs. Tom Cruise, saying that when they met a few years ago at singing classes she found Holmes “plastic” and miserable.” As for Holmes, no comment. But maybe not for long. The ex Dawson’s Creek star just joined Twitter. Welcome @KatieHolmes212 to 2013!

Cry her a river

Speaking of $$$ problems, Jon Cryer’s ex is asking for an increase in her $8,000-a-month child support payments, reports The New York Daily News. Their son is 13 and goes to private school in NYC. British actress Sarah Trigger now wants $88,000 from the Two and a Half Men star, who makes $620,000 an episode.

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