Valerie Bertinelli Files for Legal Separation from Husband Tom Vitale After 10 Years of Marriage
Valerie Bertinelli has filed for legal separation from her husband Tom Vitale after 10 years of marriage.
The Food Network star, 61, filed the documents in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, according to court records obtained by PEOPLE.
In the documents, Bertinelli cites "irreconcilable differences" between the pair as the reason for the separation. At this time, she has not filed for a dissolution of marriage.
The court records also state that Bertinelli and Vitale have a premarital agreement that they will be adhering to.
Bertinelli wed Vitale in January 2011 after several years of dating. The couple was introduced by Bertinelli's brother, Patrick.
"I think I got tired of calling him 'my spousal equivalent,' " the actress said during an appearance on The View shortly after her wedding day. "It's nice to call him my husband. It feels appropriate."
Bertinelli was previously married from 1981 to 2007 to Eddie Van Halen, with whom she shares 30-year-old son Wolfgang.
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