John Mulaney, wife Anna Marie Tendler are divorcing

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

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

A spokesman for Mulaney confirmed the divorce to Page Six and added, “John will not have any further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work.”

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

“I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.”

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

“John has completed 60 days in rehab, and now he’s in outpatient sober care. He is doing well, although he is still not ready to return to work,” a supply instructed Page Six on the time.

Then earlier this month, Mulaney announced 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 City Winery from May 10 to May 14.

Every present has already offered out — however followers can nonetheless add their names to a “wait list.” The venue warns {that a} “vaccine or negative COVID test 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 yr.
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The former “Saturday Night Live” author has been vocal about his wrestle with substances previously. He usually 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 ingesting at age 13. “I drank for attention,” he mentioned. “I was really outgoing, and then at 12, I wasn’t. I didn’t know how to act. And then I was drinking, and I was hilarious again.”

He mentioned in an Esquire cover story that his ingesting additionally prompted him to start out utilizing medicine. He says that whereas he by no means appreciated smoking pot, he “loved” cocaine and dabbled with pharmaceuticals.

“I wasn’t a good athlete, so maybe it was some young male thing of ‘This is the physical feat I can do. Three Vicodin and a tequila and I’m still standing,’” he mentioned. Who’s the athlete now?”

He additionally mentioned in his 2012 particular “New In Town,” “I don’t drink. I used to drink, then I drank too much, and I had to stop. That surprises a lot of audiences, because I don’t look like someone who used to do anything.”

However, Mulaney struggled in the course of the pandemic. In December, he revealed that he took a job as a workers author on Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” present to assist his psychological well being.

Prior to that, he appeared in a strange “Late Night With Seth Meyers” segment, the place he went on a rambling speech concerning the royal household, punctuated by lengthy pauses.

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

However some followers seen that, across the identical time, Tendler went silent on social media. Her Instagram account now solely focuses on her art.

Mulaney and Tendler — whom the star has usually fondly referenced in his stand-up reveals — reportedly met within the late 2000s throughout a gaggle journey to Martha’s Vineyard.

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

John shared a wedding photo on his Instagram to mark the event. “On a beautiful and perfect day, I married a beautiful and perfect woman,” he wrote within the caption. “I wish I could live it over and over again.”

In his 2018 Netflix particular “Kid Gorgeous at Radio City,” John made many references to Tendler, whose website states, “She likes to think of her life as an ever-evolving art piece.”

He has additionally spoken about her on social media.

“Happy Valentines Day to the coolest, kindest, funniest, weirdest, most beautiful, most artistically inspiring person I have ever met,” John wrote in an Instagram post in 2018 beneath {a photograph} of Tendler.

“Happy Valentines Day to a woman who is a cross between Joan Didion and Erika Jayne. Anna, you might as well be the Sea Org, because I’d sign a Billion Year Contract to be with you…Life would be so stupid without you,” he added.

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