The rise and fall of fame and fortune are in a constant ebb and flow in Hollywood. One day you are at the top of the charts, starring in the biggest films, or being sponsored by some of the most-known brands on the market; the next your phone may not be ringing anymore and suddenly the money is not rolling in as smoothly as it used to. Celebrities get used to a certain lifestyle that comes with their success, most notably a very expensive and extravagant way of living. When the tides turn and the roles are not as easy to get, or your hit song is no longer the most-played one around, celebrities face the tough reality of living with far less than they were used to. These celebrities will do anything to remain at the top, whether it be taking on a reality television show gig, or trying their hand in an industry that is entirely out of their own, the most important thing is to maintain the lifestyle of the rich and famous.
Tori was born with a literal silver spoon in her mouth as her father, Aaron Spelling, was one of television’s most revered producers in the industry. However, the former 90210 starlet hit tough times when she was sued by American Express for $88,000, City National Bank for $220,000, and the IRS for $707,000.
Tori and her husband, Dean, had a somewhat successful reality television show on Oxygen, which was said to have helped with her debt.