It all began when a tweeter called McDermott a "douche" and his wife Tori Spelling a "fame whore." The Chopped Canada host, who made headlines following his December 2013 extramarital affair with Emily Goodhand, replied to the user: "@HighonHillcrest: Noticed u didn't post a pic of urself on your profile there cupcake. Can you say coward? Sending u love anyway. No hate."
McDermott's "no hate" strategy didn't last long. The actor then freaked out after another user called him a "scumbag" for being photographed at a sex shop in Los Angeles while Spelling was recovering from bronchitis in the hospital.
"@TruthAndSarcasm I bought a gag gift to make her laugh. All you haters need to F–K OFF!! I've had it with you a–holes. GO F–K YOURSELVES," McDermott wrote to the user, before adding, "@TruthAndSarcasm who the F–K do you think you are? Any time any place pal. You hide behind your bulls–t twitter name. Show urself prick."
After seemingly calming down, McDermott wrote to his followers: "I'm done with this social media s–t. To all my fans, you're the best. Love you guys. Always will. To all the haters, you know how I feel."
McDermott similarly denounced his haters — sans F-bombs — during an interview with ET Canada last week, saying he's "not the first person to ever cheat on his wife."
I'm done with this social media shit. To all my fans, you're the best. Love you guys. Always will. To all the haters, you know how I feel.
— Dean McDermott (@imdeanmcdermott) October 28, 2014
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