The duo tied the knot in July 2014 in upstate New York with a number of of Mulaney’s former Saturday Night Live coworkers in attendance. “On a lovely and excellent day, I married a lovely and excellent lady,” Mulaney gushed by way of Instagram at some point after the nuptials. “I want I may stay it over and over.”
Three months later, the Huge Mouth star went into element about life at dwelling with Tendler and the pair’s pet, Petunia.
“That’s my spouse and daughter,” he teased throughout an October 2014 look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present as a photograph of the make-up guru and the canine flashed on the display screen. “It’s enjoyable to have a French bulldog pet. It’s like having a child that’s additionally a grandma.”
The next yr, throughout his Comeback Child tour, Mulaney obtained trustworthy concerning the pressures he and Tendler each felt to start out a household. He continued to discuss his opinion on having children whereas selling his children’ particular, John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch.
“After I see individuals work together with children, I used to be all the time like, ‘Why are you speaking all the way down to them?’” Mulaney informed Leisure Weekly in December 2019. “‘Why are you crouching on the ground speaking in a excessive voice?’ I don’t recall needing that as a child.”
On the time, he famous that he and Tendler each needed to give attention to their careers earlier than interested by increasing their household. “I get to journey, do stand-up, and our relationship is so great,” he mentioned. “It’s simply one thing I wouldn’t need to change.”
One yr later, information broke that the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse actor voluntarily checked into a rehab facility looking for assist for drug and alcohol dependancy. Previous to relapsing, Mulaney was sober for over a decade.
“It was a reduction to his spouse and household that he checked in,” an insider informed Us Weekly solely in December 2020. “It was John’s resolution. Plain and easy, John had an excessive amount of downtime. He had an excessive amount of time in his personal head.”
Mulaney left the Pennsylvania remedy middle after 60 days, persevering with restoration in an outpatient program. In Might 2021, Us confirmed he and Tendler called it quits. He formally filed for divorce two months later.
“Olivia and this child have helped save me from myself on this early journey out of restoration,” he mentioned on Late Evening With Seth Meyers.
Scroll down for a glance again at Mulaney’s relationship with Tendler earlier than their cut up: