Valerie Bertinelli to pay Tom Vitale $2.2 million in divorce settlement

Valerie Bertinelli has to pay to get out.

The “One Day at a Time” alum agreed to pay her ex-husband Tom Vitale $2.2 million as part of their divorce proceedings, court documents obtained by Page Six show. The huge sum is in addition to the $500,000 she already transferred to him on May 24.

The documents also reveal that Vitale must leave Bertinelli’s Malibu, Calif., home by Dec. 31 as long as the actress pays him the sum of what he owes. If not, he can stay in the house without paying rent.

According to their prenuptial agreement, neither Bertinelli nor Vitale will pay each other spousal support, the documents state.

Valerie Bertinelli sits for an interview regarding "Today."
Valerie Bertinelli has agreed to pay her ex-husband Tom Vitale $2.2 million in their divorce settlement.
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The “Valerie’s Home Cooking” star, 62, and Vitale’s divorce was finalized Nov. 22, prompting her to immediately celebrate.

“My lawyer just called,” she said in a video posted on her social media. “The papers are all signed. They are being filed.

“On 11/22/22 I’m officially f-king divorced,” Bertinelli continued. “Happy divorce. At long last. It’s finally over.”


The “One Day at a Time” alum celebrated her divorce by ending earlier this week.


The “One Day at a Time” alum celebrated her divorce by ending earlier this week.



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The Emmy winner ended with an enthusiastic “Yes!” She included the words “happily divorced” above the footage.

Bertinelli’s video came a year after she filed for legal separation from the financial planner she married in January 2011.

Before her romance with Vitale, which began in 2004, the “Hot in Cleveland” alum was married to the late rocker Eddie Van Halen from 1981 to 2001, though their divorce wasn’t finalized until six years after splitting.

The former couple welcomed son Wolfgang, now 31, before splitting.

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