A statement from the Spelling family criticizes Tori's remarks after her father's death, calling them "hurtful and very disturbing." A month later, Spelling learns that she and her brother Randy will each receive about $1 million of their father's $300 million estate. Spelling tells USA Today, "My dad was really the glue of our family. The mother-and-daughter dynamic has always been a wonderment to me, and it can be a very difficult dynamic. Especially with my doting dad, who just lived through his little girl."
Spelling, who is 14 weeks pregnant, uses her entire inheritance and money from her two-day garage sale to open a bed & breakfast with McDermott for their upcoming Oxygen network reality series, Tori & Dean: Inn Love. The 9-acre estate in Fallbrook, Calif., about 100 miles southeast of L.A., is named Chateau La Rue, after Spelling's pug Mimi La Rue. Spelling also begins writing a memoir. "I certainly hope that (the book) doesn't cause more damage," Spelling says. But after hearing the baby news, grandmother-to-be Candy says she's "thrilled and ecstatic" about the pregnancy.
Candy tells PEOPLE that she and her estranged daughter are trying to patch up their relationship. Spelling's brother Randy, 28, who's been stuck in the middle, says, "No matter what, we are family, and they're resolving things and getting back together. They are communicating, and it makes both of them happy. It's definitely a mutual thing."
Spelling and McDermott welcome son Liam Aaron McDermott. Her mother Candy is at the hospital and tells PEOPLE, "I am looking forward to doting on my new little grandson and all the memorable fun that comes with it." Spelling writes on her Myspace blog, "I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. [Liam] is my little angel baby and I had no idea you could love someone you've only known for four days this much. But my heart is jumping out of my chest with love. Mommihood ROCKS!"
The couple's Oxygen reality series premieres, chronicling their efforts to run a B&B in Fallbrook, Calif. They return for a second season in June 2008, but this time, the couple is back in Hollywood sans B&B.
With Liam and her growing baby bump, Spelling covers PEOPLE, where she reveals an excerpt from her memoir, sTori Telling. She discusses leaving her first husband ("When I woke up next to Dean, I had no regrets") and trying to make peace with her mother ("I hope she'll read it so we can understand each other better"). Spelling welcomes daughter Stella Doreen in June.
After initially backing out of guest-starring on 90210, Spelling reprises her role as Donna Martin on The CW spin-off with former costar and pal Jennie Garth. "I hope it turns out to be a really great show, just for my dad's legacy," she said in August. "I was originally a part of  and it was something pretty phenomenal, so I hope it turns out great."
With her strained relationship with her mother back in the press (Candy released her memoir, Stories from Candyland), Spelling releases her new book Mommywood, which focuses on the star's life since becoming a mom of two. "I love my mother," she tells PEOPLE. "I've always loved her [and] no doubt she loves me. There's no feud. We simply never meshed."
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