Soon after the Golden Globe winner, 62, submitted for divorce from Vitale, 58, last month immediately after additional than 10 yrs of relationship, he requested Thursday to be awarded spousal guidance in paperwork submitted in the Los Angeles Remarkable Courtroom, which ended up acquired by People.
In the documents, Vitale also seeks to block Bertinelli from requesting spousal assistance, in addition to challenging the validity of their prenuptial agreement.
The Very hot in Cleveland star married Vitale in 2011 through a New Year’s Day ceremony at their cliff-facet Malibu residence following a number of many years of relationship. They have been introduced by her brother Patrick.
She later on told People today she was “happier than ever” immediately after the nuptials. “I could have used the relaxation of my lifestyle with Tom and not be married, but I required to connect with him ‘my spouse.’ I definitely wanted to share how I truly feel about Tom with the men and women I really like,” Bertinelli explained.
Bertinelli was earlier married to Eddie Van Halen from 1981 to 2007, and they shared son Wolfgang, 31. Eddie died of a stroke at age 65 in Oct. 2020, immediately after suffering from cancers of the throat and lungs.
The Just one Day at a Time alum recounted how she explained goodbye to her “soulmate” Eddie in her memoir Sufficient Now: Learning to Like the Way I Am Currently, sharing an excerpt solely in a January issue of People.
“We were being portrayed as a mismatch,” she wrote. “The lousy boy rock star and America’s sweetheart but privately, Ed was not the person individuals believed he was and neither was I.”
“‘I like you’ are the previous text Ed suggests to Wolfie and me, and they are the previous phrases we say to him in advance of he stops breathing,” Bertinelli included.
Bertinelli admitted to Folks that her love for Eddie didn’t participate in into the determination to different from Vitale. “We grew apart,” she reported in January. “The final decision has very little to do with my adore for Ed. I desire Tom the greatest and I know he feels the exact way about me.”