Time for it was. The divorce of John Mulaney by Anna Marie Tendler has been going on long enough, and he wants it to end by the time his girlfriend, Olivia Munn, gives birth.
Mulaney filed for divorce from Tendler in May 2021 after seven years of marriage. “I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery. ”Tendler told Page Six at the time. A source told Page Six that Mulaney asked Tendler for a divorce in February 2021, the comedian said in an interview on Late night with Seth Meyers in September 2021 that he and Tendeler separated much earlier in October 2020.
“I went to rehab in September, got out in October, left my house with my ex-wife,” he said. “Then in the spring I went to Los Angeles and met and started dating a wonderful woman named Olivia.” He continued: “I started this relationship that was really beautiful with someone amazing. And we’re going to have a baby together. “
Now, a year after their separation, Mulaney is ready to definitively close the chapter on her marriage. A source told Page Six on November 11, 2021 that Milaney had hired John Teitler of the New York law firm, Teitler & Teitler, as her new divorce attorney. Along with the comedian, Teitler’s notable clients include Matt Lauer’s ex-wife Annette Rogue and Harry B. Macklowe’s ex-wife Linda Macklowe, as well as Goldman Sachs executives.
“John wants to speed things up and get a divorce,” the insider said. “He’s becoming a father, so he moved on to a new law firm with a reputation for being tough and efficient.”
As for Tendler, she is represented by Eleanor Alter, a family law attorney at Alter, Wolff & Foley, who represented Mia Farrow (in her custody battle against Woody Allen), Madonna, Robert De Niro, John Lennon, Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. The news of Munn and Mulaney’s relationship arrived in June 2021. The couple announced their pregnancy in September 2021.
In October 2021, there were rumors that the the couple was on the rocks after less than a year together. “This has been an imperfect relationship from the start,” a source told Us Weekly at the time. “Even though Olivia will be a wonderful mother and have great support behind her, Olivia’s friends don’t see these two being a couple in a year.” The source went on to note that the couple “are sure to be great parents”, but for now “no one knows yet if they will do it together or apart”.
The insider continued: “Olivia and John have yet to decide what kind of future they will have together, if any. It’s a moment of uncertainty for both of them. “The source also noted that the couple” is a long way from deciding and blocking what their relationship will go on. “