August 09, 2006 04:39:51 GMT
Candy Spelling blocked a special tribute to late husband Aaron Spelling, hosted and executive produced by daughter Tori.
The mother-daughter battle is still going on, even gets hotter than ever. Candy Spelling, the widow of late TV mogul Aaron Spelling, reportedly has blocked a special tribute to the TV producer, to be hosted by daughter Tori Spelling, from airing on ABC this fall as planned.
On this matter People magazine reported that Tori and Candy have both maintained a highly strained relationship and things apparently get worse following Aaron's death on June 23. And now it is sad to say that the family feud has affected the airing of the ABC tribute.
A source confirmed further to the publication, "Tori had talked to ABC about creating this tribute to Aaron and she had talked to all of Aaron's stars from his shows and they agreed to be interviewed and had done some interviews already, but she didn't have any clips and Candy, who is in control of the clips right now, refused to release any of them".
On the other hand, Candy's representative, Kevin Sasaki, confirmed to People that she had "talked to ABC about releasing the clips for the tribute," but denies that Candy stopped the show. Instead, he says, "she didn't feel the timing was right … since the Emmys were doing a big tribute to her husband around the same time." He added, "She had nothing to do with this except that she was asked to release the clips and she didn't think it was the right time, so she turned them down."