Valerie Bertinelli Files for Divorce From Husband Tom Vitale

Valerie Bertinelli and Tom Vitale.
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It’s over. Valerie Bertinelli filed for divorce from husband Tom Vitale six months after submitting for authorized separation.

The Emmy winner, 62, filed the papers in Los Angeles on Thursday, Might 12, in line with paperwork obtained by Us Weekly. The One Day at a Time alum cited “irreconcilable variations” as the rationale for the cut up, itemizing the date of separation as December 1, 2019.

Bertinelli beforehand filed for authorized separation from Vitale, 58, in November 2021 after 10 years of marriage. On the time, she additionally listed “irreconcilable variations” as the rationale for the duo’s breakup.

The Meals Community character and the monetary planner tied the knot in January 2011 after a number of years of relationship. After the marriage, Bertinelli mentioned that she was excited to lastly confer with Vitale as her “husband” after their prolonged courtship.

“I believe I received uninterested in calling him ‘my spousal equal,’” the Scorching in Cleveland veteran mentioned throughout a January 2011 look on The View. “It’s good to name him my husband. It feels acceptable.”

The estranged duo met in 2004 after being launched via Bertinelli’s brother Patrick. Vitale and the Touched by an Angel alum had been relationship six years when he popped the query, however Bertinelli wasn’t anticipating the proposal.

“We’d talked about getting married, however I used to be nonetheless shocked,” she instructed AARP The Magazine in an interview for the outlet’s July/August 2010 cowl story. “It was candy when he requested me, as a result of he was so scared. I used to be like, ‘Are you kidding me?’”

Bertinelli was beforehand wed to Eddie Van Halen, whom she married in 1981. They welcomed son Wolfgang, now 31, in March 1991. The pair separated in 2001 earlier than finalizing their divorce in December 2007.

When the guitarist died at age 65 in October 2020 after a battle with most cancers, the actress was outspoken about her love for the rocker.

“40 years in the past my life modified without end after I met you,” she wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “You gave me the one true gentle in my life, our son, Wolfgang. By way of all of your difficult remedies for lung most cancers, you stored your beautiful spirit and that impish grin. I’m so grateful Wolfie and I had been capable of maintain you in your final moments.”

An insider later instructed Us that Bertinelli was “actually heartbroken” over Van Halen’s demise. “Valerie and Eddie had some tough instances, however their love for one another by no means wavered,” the supply defined.

“They had been so in love,” a second insider added. “Valerie hated the groupies that may comply with his band, however Eddie mesmerized individuals and she or he was no exception.”

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