Still ‘happily divorced’? Valerie Bertinelli has to pay ex Tom Vitale $2.2M

Still ‘happily divorced’? Valerie Bertinelli has to pay ex Tom Vitale $2.2M after posting joyous video

Valerie Bertinelli happily announced this week that her divorce from Tom Vitale had been finalized, six months after she filed for separation.

And now documents obtained by PEOPLE reveal that the divorce was settled and a proposed judgement was filed Tuesday. Both Bertinelli and Vitale, as well as their respective lawyers, signed off on the 12-page document.

But as part of the pair’s settlement, the 62-year-old actress will be forced to pay Vitale $2.2 million ‘in full, final, and complete settlement and satisfaction of any and all claims between them.’

Revealed: Documents obtained by PEOPLE reveal that Valerie Bertinelli and Tom VItale's divorce was settled and a proposed judgement was filed Tuesday. The former couple, as well as their respective lawyers, signed off on the 12-page document; the actress seen in April

Revealed: Documents obtained by PEOPLE reveal that Valerie Bertinelli and Tom VItale’s divorce was settled and a proposed judgement was filed Tuesday. The former couple, as well as their respective lawyers, signed off on the 12-page document; the actress seen in April

The pair entered their union in 2011 with a prenuptial agreement in place, which Vitale attempted to challenge the validity in June.

At the time, he also requested spousal support and hoped to block Bertinelli from requesting support from him.

But it was noted Wednesday that the neither Bertinelli nor Vitale will receive spousal support.

TMZ adds that Vitale must vacate the Malibu home he and the star once shared by the end of the year.

If he does not, Vitale must pay rent starting January 1, 2023, with the agreed upon amount being ‘$50K/month and/or $1,666/day.’

But if Bertinelli does not pay him the $2.2 million on time, Vitale will be able to remain in the home for each day she is late.

Bertinelli was beyond thrilled to share with her Twitter followers that she is now ‘officially f**king divorced’ on Tuesday.

In a jovial video shared to her account Tuesday, an elated Bertinelli revealed that she had just received a phone call from her lawyer informing her of the news.  

Pay out: But as part of the pair's settlement, the 62-year-old actress will be forced to pay Vitale $2.2 million 'in full, final, and complete settlement and satisfaction of any and all claims between them'; the former couple seen in 2014

Pay out: But as part of the pair’s settlement, the 62-year-old actress will be forced to pay Vitale $2.2 million ‘in full, final, and complete settlement and satisfaction of any and all claims between them’; the former couple seen in 2014

It's over! Bertinelli was beyond thrilled to share with her Twitter followers that she is now 'officially f**king divorced' on Tuesday

It’s over! Bertinelli was beyond thrilled to share with her Twitter followers that she is now ‘officially f**king divorced’ on Tuesday

‘I’m at the airport, about to go see Wolfie, and my lawyer just called,’ she told fans in the video.

‘The papers are all signed, they’re about to be filed, on 11/22/22, I am officially f**king divorced! Happily divorced! God,’ she added with a huge sigh of relief.

‘Finally. It’s finally over. Yes!’ she added. ‘11.22.22 second best day of my life,’ she tweeted alongside the video. 

The Touched By An Angel actress and Vitale married on New Year’s Day 2011 at their Malibu, California residence after dating for years.

The Hot In Cleveland actress filed for separation from Vitale in November 2021 stating ‘irreconcilable differences.’ She filed for divorce in May 2022. 

Split: Bertinelli filed for divorce from Tom Vitale after 11 years of marriage earlier this year

Split: Bertinelli filed for divorce from Tom Vitale after 11 years of marriage earlier this year

'Second best day of my life': An elated Bertinelli revealed her lawyer had just called her with the good news

‘Second best day of my life’: An elated Bertinelli revealed her lawyer had just called her with the good news 

Sigh of relief: 'The papers are all signed, they're about to be filed, on 11/22/22, I am officially f**king divorced! Happily divorced! God,' she added with a huge sigh of relief

Sigh of relief: ‘The papers are all signed, they’re about to be filed, on 11/22/22, I am officially f**king divorced! Happily divorced! God,’ she added with a huge sigh of relief

Bertinelli and Vitale’s split has not been easy, with the two battling it out over money and their prenuptial agreement. 

In her book Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today, Bertinelli described her parting from Vitale as slow and painful.

‘We have drifted from the interests that made us a couple and found that those differences can’t be fixed,’ she said.

‘He is a good man who is going through many of the same issues that I have faced: What can he do to add meaning and purpose to his life?

Legal battle: Valerie and Tom's split has not been easy, with the two battling it out over money and their prenuptial agreement; pictured 2011

Legal battle: Valerie and Tom’s split has not been easy, with the two battling it out over money and their prenuptial agreement; pictured 2011 

‘Where can he find joy? What is he passionate about? What has he learned? And what does he do differently going forward? The paths we thought we were on changed.’

Bertinelli had previously been wed to late rock legend Eddie Van Halen between 1981 and 2007, and they are parents to musician son Wolfgang Van Halen, 31.

The legendary guitar player died at 65 in October 2020 following a stroke and longtime cancer battle.

In the book she released earlier this year, Bertinelli opened up about her final moments with the late rock star and her son.

First marriage: Bertinelli had previously been wed to late rock legend Eddie Van Halen between 1981 and 2007, and they are parents to musician son Wolfgang Van Halen, 31

First marriage: Bertinelli had previously been wed to late rock legend Eddie Van Halen between 1981 and 2007, and they are parents to musician son Wolfgang Van Halen, 31

Family: Bertinelli pictured with her son Wolfgang and ex Eddie Van Halen

Family: Bertinelli pictured with her son Wolfgang and ex Eddie Van Halen 

She wrote: ‘I love you’ are the last words Ed says to Wolfie and me, and they are the last words we say to him before he stops breathing.’

Bertinelli told People in January that her parting from Vitale was not linked to her love for the late rock musician, as they ‘grew apart.’

She added: ‘The decision has nothing to do with my love for Ed. I wish Tom the best and I know he feels the same way about me.’

Wolf proposed to his girlfriend Andraia Allsop, it was shared in early July.

Family affair! Bertinelli beamed with joy attending the Grammy Awards with her son earlier this year

Family affair! Bertinelli beamed with joy attending the Grammy Awards with her son earlier this year 

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