Tori Spelling has admitted her high-end tastes have caused money problems as she tries to support her own family of six.

But now, 'Life & Style' has exclusively learned the situation has become so dire the reality star and hubby Dean McDermott have turned to her estranged mother, Candy Spelling, to bail them out of their $60,000 in monthly bills!

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Tori with parents Aaron and Candy Spelling in 1997.

“At first, Candy said no. But if she didn’t help, Tori and her family would have shown up on her doorstep with nowhere to live,” a family insider says in the new issue of 'Life & Style.' “So, reluctantly, Candy agreed. Now she’ll be controlling everything!”

A family friend explains that despite the $2 million Tori and Dean made last year, the couple still ended up in debt. “They spend as if they were making double what they do!” adds the friend.

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“Tori had a breakdown in therapy and pleaded with her mother to save them because they were going to lose everything,” the insider tells 'Life & Style.' “Even Dean admitted they screwed up and were living on whatever credit they had left.”

For more on Tori and Dean, pick up this week’s issue of 'Life & Style,' on newsstands now!