Lonely and smiling. Valerie Bertinelli it turned out that her divorce from Tom Vitale completed and she is ready to celebrate.
One day at a time The 62-year-old graduate shared on social media the news from the airport on Tuesday, November 22. “I’m at the airport going to meet Wolfie,” she said, referring to her 31-year-old son. Wolfgang Van Halen. “My lawyer just called. All papers are signed.
Bertinelli continued excitedly: “They are about to be sued. 11/22/22 I am officially divorced. Happily divorced. God. Finally. Finally it’s all over. Yes!”
On the Twittershe shared a video with the caption, “22/11/22 is the second best day of my life.”
She also “liked” several congratulatory responses. “Congratulations on finishing that MoFo sauce train ride and double congratulations on your newfound freedom!! Have a nice visit with Wolfie!! Happy Thanksgiving to YOU!! one of the commentators wrote.
Bertinelli also “liked” the comment, which read: “He must have put you through hell. Glad you’re free now! Enjoy your life.”
The Emmy Award winner began divorce proceedings from Vitale, 58, in May, according to documents obtained by Us weekly at that time. Bertinelli cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split, giving the breakup date as December 1, 2019.
A Food Network rep previously filed for divorce from Vitale in November 2021 after 10 years of marriage. At the time, she also cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the duo’s breakup.
Bertinelli and Vitale met in 2004 after being introduced by her brother Patrick. They dated for six years before getting engaged and married in January 2011. After the wedding, Bertinelli said she was glad to finally name Vitale her “husband” after their lengthy courtship.
“I guess I’m sick of calling him ‘the equivalent of my wife,'” the Cleveland Hot in Cleveland veteran said in a January 2011 appearance on The View. “It’s nice to call him your husband. It seems appropriate.”
Bertinelli was previously married to the late Eddie Van Halen, whom she married in 1981. In March 1991, their son Wolfgang was born. The couple separated in 2001 and finalized their divorce in December 2007.
When the guitarist died at the age of 65 in October 2020 after battling c*ncer, the actress was candid about her love for guitarist Van Halen.
“40 years ago my life changed forever when I met you,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “You gave me the only true light in my life, our son Wolfgang. Despite all your complicated lung c*ncer treatments, you’ve retained your great spirit and that mischievous smirk. I am so grateful to Wolfie that you and I were able to hug you in your last moments.
An insider later told Us that Bertinelli was “really heartbroken” by Van Halen’s d*ath. “Valerie and Eddie have had difficult times, but their love for each other has never wavered,” the source explained.
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