After eight years of marriage Alexis Bledel as well as Vincent Kartheiser called it a layoff due in part to the degree of “social isolation” in their lives.
Bledel, 40, and Kartheiser, 43, have not been seen together in public in “years,” according to a source exclusively in the latest issue of the magazine. Us weeklynoting that their growing distance “definitely played a role” in their decision to break up.
Us weekly reported last month that the former Madman colleagues separated after eight years of marriage, and Kartheiser filed for divorce. Less than a week later, a motion for judgment and settlement had already been submitted.
“They didn’t have a large circle of friends, but they both made up for it with very prosperous and busy careers – almost by mistake,” the insider adds on what led to the couple’s split. “Vincent has always been a bit of a lone wolf and time alone will do him good.”
The couple started dating in 2012, shortly after meeting on set. Madman. They got engaged almost a year before getting married in 2014. Gilmore girls The alums quietly gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son, in 2015.
“She really blossomed as a woman and now she is a proud new mother, married and happy,” she said. Gilmore girls partner Scott Patterson previously said Glamor in May 2016, revealing Bledel’s baby news. “Comparing records because my son [Nick] about a year and a half older than her young son. I show her photos and videos and what to expect. We just enjoy each other’s company.”
Over the years, Bledel and Titans the alums kept their affair a secret.
“This is what I understood about the most important things in my life. If I share them with the world and open that door for their furious anger to come out or their adoration they want to flaunt, it will lessen it,” Kartheiser said. Vulture in 2014. “It makes it cheaper. This weakens him. And it’s magical, love and all that… deeply spiritual, and it’s just not right.”
As the former couple juggled two successful acting careers while raising their son, their differences became even more apparent.
“Alexis is a bit eccentric herself, but compared to Vinnie, she’s incredibly normal,” the insider explains. “First, Vinnie lives by an unbreakable code of modesty and leads a low consumption lifestyle. That’s what he thinks helped him survive in the crazy world of being an actor, and that’s part of what attracted Alexis about him – he was different.”
Watch the video above to find out more about why. The Handmaid’s Tale The alum and Kartheiser have decided to part ways — and buy the latest issue of Us Weekly on newsstands right now.