Tori's father passed away on Friday night and she received an email condolence message on her Blackberry from a friend who had just seen the news on TV.
She tells Us Weekly, "I was told he could have had months to live.
"A friend of mine had seen a TV report and emailed me, 'I'm so sorry. I just heard your father died.' And I was just in total shock."
Tori was stunned that she had not received a call from anyone in her family before the death was made public.
She says her grief quickly turned to anger, adding, "My first thought was, 'I can't believe my mother didn't call me!'"
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