Valerie Bertinelli, 62, breaks down in tears as she says will NOT date again
Valerie Bertinelli is happy to be single these days.
The 62-year-old Hot In Cleveland star sat down on the Today show on Thursday to reveal whether or not she wants to date again after filing for divorce from Tom Vitale, 58, who recently asked for spousal support from the celebrity.
“I’ve got some trust issues,” the brunette beauty said as she burst into tears. “I’ll be more than happy to be happily divorced and spend the rest of my life alone.”
Hard to handle: Valerie Bertinelli sat down on the Today show on Thursday to share whether or not she wants to date again after filing for divorce from Tom Vitale, 58, who recently asked for marital support from the celebrity; she started to cry
Going separate ways: The actress and Tom Vitale are in the picture together in 2014 at an event in Hollywood. † “I have some trust issues,” the brunette beauty said as she burst into tears
The actress was previously married to Eddie Van Halen, lead guitarist for rock band Van Halen, from 1981 to 2007.
She was then married to Vitale from 2011 to 2021, until the two were legally divorced.
The Food Network star discussed her separation from her second husband in divorcing after 11 years of marriage.
Bad memories: she cried when she said she never wanted to date again
No more dudes pls: ‘I’ll be happier to be happily separated and spend the rest of my life alone,’ declared 62-year-old
“I’ll be happier to be happily separated and spend the rest of my life alone,” the 62-year-old said.
While she has no plans to potentially remarry, the star is certainly not all alone.
She said she has “six cats and my dog and my son, and hopefully some grandchildren.”
Moving on: The actress is pictured with her son, Wolf, and ex-husband, Eddie Van Halen. The two remained close friends until his death in 2020
Bertinelli has one son, Wolf Van Halen, who followed in his father’s footsteps and is also a musician.
When asked if she will ever seek love again, the star simply replied, “Oh God, no.”
The One Day At A Time actress explained the reason is because she “can’t imagine ever trusting anyone again to let me into my life.” So I have some trust issues that I’m sure I’ll have to overcome.”
Positive: The Hot In Cleveland actress has a positive outlook on her future, even after her second divorce
Last month, Bertinelli officially filed for divorce from Vitale due to ‘irreconcilable differences’.
She also said she never expected to get divorced twice. “Divorce sucks,” she said.
She married the financial planner in 2011, in the presence of her ex-husband Eddie Van Halen and her son Wolf. When Eddie remarried in 2019, Bertinelli was also a guest.
After her divorce from Van Halen, the two developed a close relationship until his death in 2020.
‘Love always wins’: The 62-year-old stated that love helped her cope with grief when Eddie died; seen in the 90s
The star spoke about the process of coping with the loss when he died, and that, ‘love’, was what helped her the most.
“Love always wins no matter what, even when they’re gone,” she stated on the show. “There’s still that love to be thankful for that you had.”
Bertinelli was also one of the people standing next to him when he died, along with Van Halen’s second wife, his brother and son.
So sad: The star spoke about the process of coping with the loss when he died, and that, ‘love’, was what helped her the most
Love: “Love always wins no matter what, even when they’re gone,” she stated on the show. ‘There’s still that love to be thankful for that you had’