Valerie Bertinelli recalls finding shocking texts and being called ‘fat and lazy’ as she tried to heal from divorce heartbreak
Valerie Bertinelli gave fans a glimpse into her doomed marriage to ex-husband Tom Vitale in a series of Instagram posts this week.
The 62-year-old actress referenced shocking text messages she saw and opened up about the vicious things she’s been called in past relationships.
The revelations came at the end of her month-long dry January campaign during which she abstained from drinking alcohol. Bertinelli also said the cleanup gave him the opportunity to examine his sanity.
Insight: Valerie Bertinelli gave fans insight into her doomed marriage to ex-husband Tom Vitale in a series of Instagram posts this week
In her most recent music video, Bertinelli hopped on a viral trend and said, “Oh my god, oh my god, why did you do that?” before adding “I don’t know”.
Written on screen during the “Oh my god” part of the audio was “Why did you let them stay after you found the texts?”
However, it is unclear which text messages the mother-of-one was referring to.
The One Day at a Time actress captioned the short clip with three melting face emojis.
The texts? The 62-year-old actress referenced shocking text messages she saw and spoke about the vicious things she’s been called in past relationships
Divorced: His divorce from Vitale was officially finalized in November after 11 years of marriage, saying on Twitter at the time: ‘I’m officially divorced! (pictured 2011)
Her divorce from Vitale was officially finalized in November after 11 years of marriage, declaring on Twitter at the time, “I’m officially divorced!”
The Golden Globe winner could be seen in a short selfie video that was easily captured with her phone camera as she sported a happy smile on her face.
Valerie married businessman Tom in 2011, but after 11 years of marriage, the actress filed for legal separation in November 2021. In May 2022, she took another step and filed for the divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences”.
The Hot in Cleveland star was forced to pay over $2 million to finalize the divorce.
Throughout the past month, while practicing dry January, Bertinelli has spoken of the terrible things she has been called upon in her past relationships.
Dry January: Throughout the past month, as she practiced dry January, Bertinelli spoke of the terrible things she was called upon in her past relationships
Coming to an end: In her latest update, Valerie said that although she was on her last day of dry January, she’s not sure she’ll start drinking again soon.
“I’ve been yelled at so many times and told how fat and lazy I am,” she said in a video she posted to her Instagram Story on Monday. ‘I realize… he was someone who projected onto me everything he needed to project onto me, but my part in all of this was to believe in that, and I don’t anymore. But this still does not prevent the feelings from arising and the pain.
Regarding her own mental health, she added: “I need to feel. Because what I used to do was try to appease them or at least try to ignore them with food or alcohol. And I don’t want to do that anymore. Wow, so many feelings to come.
Bertinelli also admitted that she uses therapy to resolve many of her issues.
In her latest update, posted after her text-referencing clip, Valerie said that while she was on her last day of dry January, she wasn’t sure she’d start drinking again soon.
“I might have a cocktail on Saturday because I have a dinner date, but other than that, no, I think I’ll go on for a little while,” she said.
“I could have a cocktail”: “I could have a cocktail on Saturday because I have a date for dinner, but other than that, no, I think I will continue for a little while”, he said. she stated.