Comedian John Mulaney and his artist wife Anna Marie Tendler are ending their marriage, Fox News can confirm.
A representative for Mulaney confirmed the divorce on Monday. The couple married in July 2014 in upstate New York.
“John will have no further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and return to work,” a representative for the former “SNL” writer told Page Six.
Meanwhile, Tendler’s statement through his representative said, “I am sorry that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.”
JOHN MULANEY, FORMER “ SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ” WRITER, REHABS FOR ALCOHOL, COCAINE REFILL
Mulaney, 38, enrolled in a drug rehab center in Pennsylvania for 60 days in December, per page six. He reportedly sought treatment for a relapsed cocaine and alcohol addiction and left the facility in February.
In early May, he announced his return to the stage with a five-day performance residency titled “John Mulaney: From Scratch”. It takes place at Manhattan’s City Winery May 10-14. The shows sold out within minutes.
Mulaney has been open about her drinking difficulties on previous comedy specials. “I don’t drink. I used to drink, then I drank too much, and I had to stop. It surprises a lot of spectators, because I don’t look like someone who was doing other thing, ”he shared in his 2012 special“ New In Town ”.
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In an Esquire cover story, the Emmy winner said his alcohol use began as a teenager and that led him to try cocaine and prescription drugs.
“I was not a good athlete, so maybe he was a young man like” That’s the physical feat I can do. Three Vicodins and a tequila and I’m still up, “” he said. “Who is the athlete now?”
Mulaney said he first got sober at the age of 23 after spending a weekend bending.
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“It was just crazy. A weekend that was … there was … I’m never going to tell you. It’s mine. I didn’t kill anyone or assault anyone. But yeah, I ‘was like,’ You ‘got out of hand. And I was like, “I don’t like this guy anymore. I no longer support him, “” he recalls.
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