ET has confirmed that Valerie Bertinelli is, in actual fact, formally divorced, however it price her a reasonably penny.
Based on court docket paperwork, obtained by ET, Bertinelli and her ex, Tom Vitale, formally divorced on Nov. 22, as Bertinelli exclaimed in a video sharing information that she was formally “fortunately divorced.” As a part of the divorce settlement, Betinelli was required to fork over $2.2 million to Vitale.
The docs additionally state each waived spousal help per a prenuptial settlement (it had been some extent of competition throughout the divorce proceedings) and they’ll retain separate residences, with Bertinelli residing completely in Malibu. The docs additionally clarify that the $2.2 million she paid Vitale is along with the $500,000 in money she transferred over to his checking account on Could 24.
Whereas which will appear to be plenty of money, it positively hasn’t put a damper on Bertinelli’s capability to rejoice. She took to social media on Tuesday and, whereas at an airport terminal and headed to go to her son, Wolfgang Van Halen, the 62-year-old mentioned, “My lawyer simply referred to as. The papers had been all signed. They’re about to be filed.”
She added fairly gleefully, “On 11/22/22, I’m formally f**king divorced! Fortunately divorced.” She additionally mentioned, “It’s lastly over.”
The actress filed for authorized separation on Nov. 24, 2021, and filed for divorce on Could 12 in Los Angeles Superior Court docket. She cited “irreconcilable variations” as the explanation for the dissolution of the wedding.
However although she’s formally single now, don’t anticipate Bertinelli to get again on the market. In Could, she advised Right now present co-host Hoda Kotb, in very blunt phrases, that she’s finished with love, hoping to reside fortunately ever after as a divorcee.
“I’m gonna be very happy to be fortunately divorced and spend the remainder of my life alone,” she mentioned matter of factly. “I’ll be completely happy that approach. Properly, with my six cats and my canine and my son, and hopefully in the future grandchildren.”
For what it’s value, Bertinelli didn’t sound down about it in any respect. The truth is, Kotb continued to press, asking the Meals Community star if she sees herself searching for love once more, and Bertinelli doubled down.
“Oh god, no,” she mentioned.
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