So, it seems, are their careers! The couple, who married in May 2006, already have six seasons of their reality show, Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, in the can.
Still, despite all of their success, Dean, 45, tells Celebuzz exclusively that he and Tori, 38, are ready to walk away from it all — if their kids tell them to, that is.
“It’s done,” Dean told Celebuzz. “We’re not going to force them to do something they don’t want to do. Growing up I was forced to do things I didn’t want to do and I swore I’d never do that as a parent.”
Meanwhile, Dean — who earlier revealed to Celebuzz how he was able to knock up “super-fertile” Tori just one month after she gave birth (hint: she didn’t resist his advances!) — also chatted about his parenting skills, admitting he’s a much stricter parent than Tori.
“I grew up when kids were seen and not heard, that’s the extreme — but the pendulum has completely swung the other way,” said Dean, who starred on Oxygen’s Best Ink on April 17.
“I said something to some kids a while ago and they turned around and told me to f**k off,” he added, horrified. “We wouldn’t have even dreamed of saying that.”
As for their storybook romance, Dean waxed rhapsodically about Tori, describing the lovebirds as, “two halves of a whole, there’s a magic and a chemistry that you can’t explain.” When pressed to find maybe one teeny tiny thing he’d change in his ‘90210’ mate, he said, “Um, if she’d pick up after herself a little more.”
Does that mean Tori is, ahem, a slob?
“I wouldn’t say a slob. I’d say maybe forgetful,” Dean said, laughingly.
Dean and Tori have three children together: Stella, 3, Liam, 4 and Hattie, six months. Tori is expecting her fourth child later this year.
Click here to read more from our interview with Dean McDermott, in which he talks about filming more seasons of Tori and Dean and how the happy couple blatantly ignored their doctor’s no-sex orders.
Written by Nicki Gostin