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Tori Spelling sued over unpaid credit card fees

Published 04/11/2016

Tori Spelling sued over unpaid credit card fees
Tori Spelling sued over unpaid credit card fees

This is the second lawsuit against the actress.

Actress Tori Spelling has reportedly been slapped with another lawsuit over her unpaid credit card debt.

Bosses at American Express are reportedly suing the former Beverly Hills, 90210 star for $87,600 (£70,080) in fees.

A copy of the credit card statement is attached to the lawsuit, which was filed on Monday (31Oct16) in a Los Angeles Superior Court, and reportedly shows the balance was unpaid as of April (16). According to E! News, the statement also shows the credit card was cancelled.

This isn't the first time the 43-year-old has faced legal issues with the company. Spelling was sued in January (16) for reportedly racking up debts of almost $38,000 (£30,400) on her card.

According TMZ.com, a judge ordered a default judgement against Tori, the daughter of late TV producer and multi-millionaire Aaron Spelling, demanding she repay the full sum, plus court costs of $855 (£684) in August (16).

Tori is reported to be facing major debt problems as she and her husband Dean McDermott were hit by tax demands just shy of $1 million (£800,000) in July (16). These included a $707,500 (£565,905) federal tax lien and a tax bill issued by officials in the State of California for $259,000 (£207,140), relating to earnings in 2014, according to TMZ reports.

The star's financial difficulties have prompted her mother Candy, who inherited millions after Aaron's 2006 death, to help her daughter out, but Candy refused to pay off any of Tori's credit card debts, telling TMZ, "I've been helping her out, I'm paying all her bills now. I'm not paying extras like that (credit card bill), I'm not paying any back payments, just for the house and the kids' school and the food that's all."

The news comes after Spelling announced she was expecting her fifth child with McDermott last month (Oct16).

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