Tori Spelling Gets Real About Money Woes and Working at Marriage

Actress discuses tabloid headlines and motherhood in new book "Spelling It Like It Is."
2:59 | 11/06/13

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spelling. She's back in the news after that confession that most of her money is gone. And she opens up to abc's cecilia vega, how it all happened. And doesn't hold back when she takes us inside her marriage. Reporter: We've seen her on donna martin. We've seen her as a reality star. But we have never seen tori spelling quite like this. Can we talk about your husband's vasectomy? Well -- Reporter: There's nothing off-limits in her new book, "spelling it like it is." From the headlines about how she lost all that baby weight. Did I stop eating? No. I in no way, shape or form did anything that was completely unhealthy for my body. Basically, jokingly, I would say, you know, stop eating. Diet. Reporter: And reality tv, not being so real. In this scene from her now-canceled show, tori says it's a re-enactment. Do you see what I mean? It doesn't make everything we have done for years fake on tv. Reporter: If there's a place where celebrities don't dish about other celebrities, tori doesn't subscribe to it. Take her crafting idol. Writing martha stewart, with her cold, relentless perfection, is a dying breed. Ouch. She may be the daughter of hollywood royalty. But she says she can no longer afford to live a life of luxury. According to google you're worth $15 million. You say, I want to set the record straight. I didn't have $1 million. That is shocking to a lot of people. Probably. Reporter: Set the record straight. Are you broke? I am not broke. No. Reporter: But her father, famed tv producer, aaron spelling, died seven years ago, tori reportedly inherited less than $1 million of the family fortune. Did you think you would get more? I lost my father. I lost my hero. But did I think I would get more? Yes. Reporter: But she admits, bad spending habits means she had to scale back. Reporter: You have a masseuse, a live-in housekeeper. Room service. The ritz. Does that get you in trouble? Hearing them lumped together, it's hard to hear it. Reporter: After tori and her HUSBAND, dean McDermott had baby number four last year, financial advisers broke the news. There wasn't enough money for a vasectomy. In their minds, this was an extravagance. Reporter: Today, tori says the one thing she has been running from her entire life, she embraces. I hated the perception that people would put on me about being aaron spelling's daughter. The one nepotism, I feel like i was born with her middle name. Reporter: Not her middle name. Of her last six books, this is the one with spelling in the title. I should be proud. And say I am aaron spelling's daughter. Reporter: For "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles.

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