As reported and confirmed by the esteemed websites ‘Page Six’ and ‘Vulture’, the famous comedian John Mulaney and his artist wife are getting a divorce. The couple has called it quits after John’s stay in a rehab for 60 days.
The two got married in 2014. According to the reports, John had asked his wife Anna for divorce around three months ago. John went to rehabilitation in December 2020. After that, he came back from rehab in February 2021, and went on to continue his recovery in outpatient treatment.
Both the parties have confirmed the news with Page Six via their spokesperson. Moreover, the spokesperson, on behalf of Anna, told the news website, “I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.”
John has always been vocal about his struggle with drugs. The former SNL writer was open about it when he “struggled again (with drugs) during the pandemic”.
On the other hand, the spokesperson told on behalf of John, “John will not have any further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work.”
Currently, the comedian is doing a five-day residency called “John Mulaney: From Scratch at Manhattan’s City Winery” in the US. It began on 10th May and will go on till 14th May. This event was announced by John Mulaney and it is going to be his first show after rehab stint.
Soon after the news of their divorce came out, fans showed their sadness and disappointment via social media. In fact, John Mulaney became trending on Twitter. One of the fans wrote, “John Mulaney and Anna are getting a divorce guys… Love is officially dead.” People posted many tweets along with relatable gifs that show disappointed and sad people.
Another Twitter user wrote, “John Mulaney and Anna are getting a divorce… why do I feel like my parents just got divorced.”
Other than that, John and Anna’s separation have sparked some questions as well. For instance, people want to know who will get the custody of John Mulaney’s dog named Petunia following the divorce. Certainly, people have taken this news personally, as they were attached and fond of their relationship, as John featured their relationship in his stand up acts multiple times.