Valerie Bertinelli and Tom Vitale have reached a settlement in their divorce,according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.
The Food Network star filed for divorce in May, six months after filing forlegal separation in November 2021. Per the documents, proceedings were settledby a private judge, Hank Goldberg. This includes the Spousal Support andAttorney Fees issue, along with the bifurcated Validity of PremaritalAgreement proceeding. Neither Bertinelli or Vitale appeared in court.
Bertinelli did not respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
After the Golden Globe winner filed for divorce from Vitale, he asked in Juneto be awarded spousal support, per documents filed in the Los Angeles SuperiorCourt, which were obtained by PEOPLE at the time.
According to the documents, Vitale also sought to block Bertinelli fromrequesting spousal support, in addition to challenging the validity of theirprenuptial agreement.
In July, Bertinelli responded to her ex’s challenge of their premaritalagreement by filing a 13-page request to bifurcate her marital status fromfinancial issues in her and Tom Vitale’s divorce, according to court recordsobtained by PEOPLE. The court documents noted that Bertinelli was looking for”an early and separate trial on the issue of validity of PremaritalAgreement.”
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Ultimately, Bertinelli’s request meant a separate trial from any otheroutstanding issues regarding the divorce — a move she made after Vitale askedto be awarded $50,000 per month in spousal support and $200,000 in legal feesin early July, according to the records.
Bertinelli’s request that their premarital agreement, signed in 2010 beforethe two got married, contains a “waiver of temporary and permanent spousalsupport.”
Tom Vitale (L) and actress Valerie Bertinelli attend Power of Pink 2014Benefiting the Cancer Prevention Program at Saint John’s Health Center atHouse of Blues Sunset Strip on October 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California
In court documents from the initial divorce filing, Bertinelli cited”irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the dissolution of theirmarriage.
In June, the actress appeared on the Today show with Hoda Kotb and gotemotional when asked if she ever wanted to look for love again, responding,”Oh, God no.”
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“Because of the challenges that I’m going through right now, because divorcesucks. I can’t imagine ever trusting anyone again to let into my life. So Ihave some trust issues that I’m sure I’m going to have to get past,”Bertinelli added.
the Hot in Cleveland star married Vitale in 2011 during a New Year’s Dayceremony at their cliff-side Malibu home after several years of dating. Theywere introduced by her brother Patrick.
Bertinelli recently parted ways with the shoes she wore on their wedding day.
“Dropped a few things off with @therealreal,” Bertinelli, 62, captioned aseries of photos that included sleek brown Jimmy Choo strappy heels completewith diamond studs. In the snap, Bertinelli also held what appeared to be twowedding bands in front of a classic Tiffany & Co. box.
“A couple of Tiffany rings that have some bad memories attached and a pair ofshoes I wore to a wedding in January 2011 😉,” she said of her items, adding:”They should be up in a couple of weeks! ✨💖. “