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John Mulaney and wife Anna Marie Tendler are divorcing after his rehab stay

Comic John Mulaney and his artist wife of six years, Anna Marie Tendler, are divorcing following his stay in rehab.

Sources inform us that Mulaney, who checked himself into rehab for 60 days late final 12 months after combating alcohol and drug abuse, requested for a divorce from Tendler three months in the past.

A spokesman for Mulaney confirmed the divorce to Web page Six and added, “John won’t have any additional remark as he continues to give attention to his restoration and getting again to work.”

Tendler — an artist who works throughout many mediums and is a grasp’s candidate in NYU’s Costume Research program — added via her spokesperson, “I’m heartbroken that John has determined to finish our marriage.

“I want him help and success as he continues his restoration.”

In December, the “Large Mouth” star, 38, entered a rehab facility in Pennsylvania for 60 days for remedy for cocaine and alcohol habit, Web page Six completely reported. In February, he exited this system and entered outpatient care.

“John has accomplished 60 days in rehab, and now he’s in outpatient sober care. He’s doing effectively, though he’s nonetheless not able to return to work,” a supply instructed Web page Six on the time.

Then earlier this month, Mulaney introduced his first set of tour dates after spending time in rehab. The comic is doing a five-day residency known as “John Mulaney: From Scratch” at Manhattan’s Metropolis Vineyard from Could 10 to Could 14.

Each present has already offered out — however followers can nonetheless add their names to a “wait checklist.” The venue warns {that a} “vaccine or detrimental COVID take a look at is required” to attend.

John Mulaney and Anna Marie Tendler on the red carpet in 2018
John Mulaney, seen right here in 2018 with wife Anna Marie Tendler, checked himself into rehab for 60 days late final 12 months.
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The previous “Saturday Evening Dwell” author has been vocal about his battle with substances previously. He typically mentioned his sobriety and the problems that led as much as it in his stand-up units and interviews.

In a 2019 interview, Mulaney revealed he started consuming at age 13. “I drank for consideration,” he stated. “I used to be actually outgoing, and then at 12, I wasn’t. I didn’t know the best way to act. After which I used to be consuming, and I used to be hilarious once more.”

He stated in an Esquire cowl story that his consuming additionally prompted him to start out utilizing medicine. He says that whereas he by no means appreciated smoking pot, he “liked” cocaine and dabbled with prescribed drugs.

John Mulaney and wife Anna Marie Tendler at the 2019 Oscars
John Mulaney and Anna Marie Tendler, seen right here in happier instances on the 2019 Oscars, have gone their separate methods.Getty Photographs

“I wasn’t a great athlete, so possibly it was some younger male factor of ‘That is the bodily feat I can do. Three Vicodin and a tequila and I’m nonetheless standing,’” he stated. Who’s the athlete now?”

He additionally stated in his 2012 particular “New In City,” “I don’t drink. I used to drink, then I drank an excessive amount of, and I needed to cease. That surprises a variety of audiences, as a result of I don’t appear like somebody who used to do something.”

Nonetheless, Mulaney struggled through the pandemic. In December, he revealed that he took a job as a workers author on Seth Meyers’ “Late Evening” present to assist his psychological well being.

Previous to that, he appeared in a wierd “Late Evening With Seth Meyers” section, the place he made a rambling speech concerning the royal household, punctuated by lengthy pauses.

His resolution to enter rehab was met with a wave of help from followers and fellow comedians.

Nonetheless, some followers observed that, across the identical time, Tendler went silent on social media. Her Instagram account now solely focuses on her artwork.

Mulaney and Tendler — whom the star has typically fondly referenced in his stand-up exhibits — reportedly met within the late 2000s throughout a bunch journey to Martha’s Winery.

They had been married in July 2014 in Boiceville, New York, by buddy and comic Dan Levy and the marriage had a 1920s and woodland-deco theme. 

Mulaney shared a marriage photograph on his Instagram to mark the event. “On a lovely and good day, I married a lovely and good girl,” he wrote within the caption. “I want I may dwell it over and over once more.”

In his 2018 Netflix particular “Child Beautiful at Radio Metropolis,” Mulaney made many references to Tendler, whose web site states, “She likes to consider her life as an ever-evolving artwork piece.”

He has additionally spoken about her on social media.

“Pleased Valentines Day to the best, kindest, funniest, weirdest, most stunning, most artistically inspiring particular person I’ve ever met,” Mulaney wrote in an Instagram put up in 2018 beneath {a photograph} of Tendler.

“Pleased Valentines Day to a lady who’s a cross between Joan Didion and Erika Jayne. Anna, you would possibly as effectively be the Sea Org, as a result of I’d signal a Billion 12 months Contract to be with you…Life could be so silly with out you,” he added.

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