Tori Spelling has had her life displayed in the tabloids a lot recently. From her husband Dean McDermott cheating, to their sex issues and her recent hospitalization, the actress has had quite a difficult past few months.
Candy Spelling opens up about Tori's recent hospitalization
Tori Spelling attends the LG Fam to Table Series: ProBake Edition event held at The Washbow on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Tori Spelling attends LA's Best annual family dinner 2015 at Skirball Cultural Center on June 27, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
Tori Spelling arrives at the LA Premiere Of "Inside Out" held at the El Capitan Theatre on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 10: Actress Tori Spelling (L) and author Candy Spelling attend The Helping Hand of Los Angeles annual mother's day luncheon at Beverly Hills Hotel on May 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 05: Actress Tori Spelling attending the 'Jennie Garth: Awake' opening night artist reception at Project Gallery on April 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12: TV personalities Dean McDermott (L) and Tori Spelling pose with daughter Hattie Margaret McDermott at 'Rockin' Ever After' presented by Disney On Ice at Staples Center on December 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12: TV personalities Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott pose with their children at 'Rockin' Ever After' presented by Disney On Ice at Staples Center on December 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Actress Tori Spelling poses for a portrait Apr. 3, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)
FILE - In this July 7, 2011 file photo, actress Tori Spelling, left, and actor Dean McDermott arrive at the premiere of the feature film "Gun Hill Road" in Los Angeles. McDermott has entered rehab for an unspecified treatment, his publicist Jill Fritzo confirms. In a statement to People, who first reported the story, McDermott says, âI am truly sorry for the mistakes I have made and for the pain Iâve caused my family.â He goes on to say heâs being treated for âsome health and personal issues.â Forty-seven year old McDermott and 40-year-old Spelling were married in 2006 after meeting on the set of a TV movie in Canada. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott pose for a portrait in New York, Monday, April 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
Dean McDermott, second from left, and his wife Tori Spelling, second from right, pose with their children Liam, center, and Stella, right, and McDermott's son Jack at the launch of Disney/Pixar's "World of Cars Online," in Burbank, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott partner with Valspar Paint to launch the Valspar Color Project video series benefitting Habitat for Humanity on February 28, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Reality TV Personalities Stella McDermott, Tori Spelling, Liam McDermott and Dean McDermott attend the Lunchables Team and Club Kids to build a sport court at the Boys and Girls Club of Burbank on August 28, 2012 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 14: Candy Spelling attends the 2014 UNICEF Ball presented by Baccarat at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on January 14, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for UNICEF)
TODAY -- Pictured: Candy Spelling appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
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While she has been sharing her real story on her Lifetime reality series "True Tori," ET has a look at the mother-of-four's truth through the eyes of her mother, Candy.
"It's very difficult. when you see a child sick, when you see her in the hospital, with tubes in her arms, that's scary for any parent to see," the 68-year-old revealed to ET about her daughter's six-day hospitalization in late April. "She was totally dehydrated. She wasn't eating. She's very thin. It's just that Tori doesn't eat if she's stressed."
Candy said she even helped feed Tori during her recent hospital stay. "I was feeding her pudding one night, and she's going, 'Oh Mommy, I'm so glad that you're here,'" the 68-year-old said. "I love when she calls me Mommy, because it's always a good thing."
Of course, Tori and Candy's relationship hasn't always been this close. They feuded for years after Candy reportedly blamed Tori for Aaron Spelling's death in 2006, and allegedly made up around Mother's Day in 2010.
Either way, Candy says her life is about much more than Tori. In fact, she has a new memoir, "Candy at Last," in stores May 6th. In the book, she shares what it was like living amongst some of LA's most fascinating people, opens up about her marriage to late-husband Aaron Spelling, and what really went on with her family while her mega-Hollywood producer husband was suffering from Alzheimer's.
In addition to being a published author, Candy can also put successful Broadway producer on her resume. Her latest show, "After Midnight," earning seven Tony nominations, and is her fourth Tony-nominated production. Her three previous works include: "Promises, Promises," "How to Succeed in Business," and "Nice Work If You Can Get It."
Check out the video above to see more of Candy Spelling's story, including never-before-told details about her last moments with Aaron.