The reality show vets both cheated on their respective spouses when they got together in the early 2000s. Still, it was a bit of a surprise when McDermott, 54, confirmed rumors he’d ignored his vows while filming Chopped Canadain 2013.
“You know, I’m not the first person to ever cheat on his wife,” the defensive dad of five said at the time.
Years later, he was more circumspect about cheating on Spelling, 47. “I really, really wish that I had been given the knowledge of thinking with your head, not your penis,” he reflected on the Daddy Issues podcast in 2019. “Because I did a lot of thinking with my penis.”