It's almost like a scene straight out of Beverly Hills, 90210! We've all been watching with rapt attention Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's reality show True Tori, in which the stars confront their marital woes on camera, including that whole cheating scandal thing. Well, Spelling's former 90210 co-star Ian Ziering hadn't been watching, but that didn't stop him from mocking the whole thing as a "train wreck."
Now Tori's Mystery Girls co-star and long-time friend Jennie Garth has revealed how she really felt when she heard Ian's negative comments. The 42-year-old actress stopped by HuffPost Live on Thursday to promote their new show, but also took some time to talk about how hurt Tori was by Ziering's criticism.
"On one hand, he does love Tori in the way we all love each other and the bond that we all share. It was a little harsh -- just the words 'How do you not watch a train wreck?'" Garth dished.
She continued, "I know that that really hurt Tori -- because people can take that in a very wrong way. But her reality show wasn't for everyone ... and for me, it was hard to watch just because I love her so much. It was so hard for me to see that kind of position she was in."
Ziering, 50, made the awful comment back in May on another HuffPost Live segment. He said at the time, "It's tough and I love Tori. I sent her an email that I don't know what's going on but that I feel for her. Tori's a smart girl ... I don't pity her. She knows what she's doing. Most of us have all been in relationships and you go through all the ups and downs. Hers just happens to be televised."
Also, because apparently he can't keep his mouth shut about his friend's decision to air her marital woes, he told Billy Bush on Access Hollywood last month, "I've seen clips ... it's not appointment television for me ... I'm just a witness and a bystander, like we all are. It's like, why is this even happening? It just seems as [if] there is nothing sacred."
Of course it hurt Tori! Here's this guy, and supposedly he's her friend, but he's going out and making derogatory comments about her show that he hasn't even watched? That's not a very nice thing to do. Sure, he has every right to think Tori's making a bad decision, but if he really thinks she needs to hear that, he should do it privately, to her face -- or keep his mouth shut.
Do you think Ian Ziering was too harsh with this comments about Tori Spelling's show?
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