Dean McDermott Feared He Would Be Put on Ventilator While Sick with COVID

Dean McDermott

Dean McDermott

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Dean McDermott is opening up about his scary expertise with COVID-19.

“This is the first place I’m going once I get over COVID!!” the 55-year-old Pretty Hard Cases actor captioned an image of himself taking part in hockey on Instagram on Saturday.

“I’ve got to be honest, this scared the s— out of me. My breathing was so compromised I thought I was going to be put on a ventilator,” McDermott continued, including, “Slowly turning the corner to recovery. Be safe out there.”

McDermott has been outspoken about his well being points during the last week, hopping on Instagram on New Year’s Eve to inform his followers that he was “sick as a dog” with pneumonia earlier than revealing his COVID analysis.

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On Friday, McDermott’s spouse, Tori Spelling, revealed in an Instagram put up of her personal that their whole household is at present battling the sickness, and that everybody has “varying degrees of symptoms.”

“Our entire family has COVID. Yes, every single member got it,” she wrote partially, including, “I was last to be symptomatic. We all were praying it was just a bad winter cold. But it wasn’t.”

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“Nothing is worse than wanting to care for your little ones but feeling so sick you can barely function yourself. I feel useless as a parent. Devastated. A mom is supposed to take care of their kiddos when sick. That’s how it works,” Spelling, 48, continued.

“But, we are all getting thru this together. I know we aren’t alone,” she added earlier than thanking a detailed good friend for dropping off a care bundle on the household’s entrance door. 

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The household’s bout with COVID comes after a supply informed PEOPLE in November that there’s a “great deal of tension” between the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum and McDermott. 

Another supply informed PEOPLE that the couple is “living separate lives” amid rumors about their tense marriage. “It’s been very chilly between them for a long time. They have been through the wringer before, but they’ve always gotten out of it,” the insider shared. 

“Tori still has major trust issues. Part of their relationship was never fully repaired after he was unfaithful,” the supply added. “They’ve been living separate lives. They will still have family meals and occasional outings, but it’s for the kids.”

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