DEAN McDermott was first seen without his wedding ring after rumors of his split from Tori Spelling escalated.
The actor, 54, stopped by on Saturday for gas in Los Angeles, cutting a relaxed figure in a blue t-shirt and shorts, but also with a bare ring finger on his left hand.
It was the first time Dean had been seen without his ring as rumors circulated about the couple’s secret separation.
He looked grim as he filled his car with ringless gasoline since his 2006 marriage to the 90210 actress from Beverly Hills.
There have been various signs the famous couple may have gone their separate ways, including Tori leaving Dean out of the family’s Christmas card and their Easter pic.
Most recently, Tori has been shopping in her Calabasas neighborhood without her wedding ring.
She also abandoned her wedding ring in March on a day trip to the farmer’s market with her children.
The TV star even celebrated the July 4th vacation as well as her eldest daughter’s birthday without Dean by her side.
The two also didn’t recognize their wedding anniversary this year or each other on Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.
Earlier this week, Tori pulled out “Woman” from her Instagram bio.
The 48-year-old’s Instagram biography indicates that she is an actress, mother, writer and handyman, “however, he fails to mention that she is female.
Meanwhile, Dean’s Instagram biography mentions Tori, as he notes he’s “married to the love of my life.”
Although neither Tori nor Dean, 54, have shared photos with their loved one on their social media platforms.
The couple share five children: daughters Stella, 13, and Hattie, nine, and sons Liam, 14, Finn, eight, and Beau, four.
Previously, a source told Us Weekly, “Tori and Dean have had major issues for over a year now.
“The fact that she talks about sleeping in separate beds is very telling, she wouldn’t do it unless things really weren’t going well between them.
“Tori knows her kids see what she says online, so for her saying something publicly means the end could be very near.”
During an interview on the SiriusXM radio show, Jeff Lewis Live, Tori also revealed that she doesn’t share a bed with the Canadian actor.
” You know what. Right now my kids and dogs are sleeping in my bed, ”she said, leading Jeff to ask if Dean had stayed in the guest room.
“He’s in a room,” she replied.
During the same conversation, Tori shocked his listeners and said, “… Since he left, it’s not good you guys. But since he left, he’s been gone for six. months filming in another country, they all stayed with me.
“So I currently have four more in the room with me who haven’t yet returned to their room. Yes … They have beds in there, and two are sleeping in the bed with me. And pets. Three dogs…”