John Mulaney’s Wife, Annamarie Tendler, Seems to Confirm That the Couple’s Divorce Is One-Sided

John Mulaney made headlines in 2020 when he announced that he was checking into a rehab facility in Pennsylvania. The New York-based comedian has been vocal about his past alcohol and drug use and his sobriety in several standup specials. Now, Mulaney is making headlines again after filing for divorce from his wife, Annamarie Tendler, after six years of marriage. Tendler’s public statement appears to reveal that the breakup is not mutual.

John Mulaney and Annamarie Tendler are divorcing after six years of marriage

Mulaney and Tendler announced their impending divorce on May 10. The news was devastating to fans who have grown to know and love the couple through Mulaney’s standup and Tendler’s Instagram posts. While news of the divorce just broke to the public, the couple reportedly separated several months ago.

John Mulaney and Annamarie Tendler pose for photos before heading incie to the 2018 Vanity Fiar Oscar Party
John Mulaney and Annamarie Tendler | Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Mulaney and Tendler wed in 2014 in a private ceremony in upstate New York. The couple met several years before during a trip. They were married by a friend and fellow comedian, Dan Levy. They share no children.  

Fans noticed trouble in John Mulaney’s marriage in December 2020

Fans of the comedian theorized that Mulaney and Tendler’s marriage was in trouble in December 2020. Shortly before Mulaney checked himself into a rehab center, followers noticed that the couple had unfollowed each other on Instagram. Tendler then removed her married name from her profile before deactivating Instagram entirely. She has since returned to the social media platform, but any traces of Mulaney have been deleted.

John Mulaney is lead by his wife, Annamarie Tendler, into the 2019 Vanity Fiar Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones
John Mulaney and Annamarie Tendler | Mike Coppola/VF19/Getty Images for VF

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Mulaney has not posted on the platform since Dec. 2, 2020, shortly before entering rehab. He checked out in February, after 60 days of treatment. According to the Philly Voice, Mulaney moved to intensive outpatient care following his release. He has not returned to social media, but he is ready to return to the stage. The couple’s divorce news came just days after Mulaney sold out several comedy shows in New York.

Annamarie Tendler’s public statement reveals her husband filed for divorce

Following news of the couple’s divorce, they issued individual statements through spokespeople. While Mulaney’s statement appeared to follow the example of celebrities in the past, Tendler’s statement broke from protocol. Tendler’s statement read, “I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.”

Annamarie Tendler and John Mulaney pose for photos after arriving at the 91st Annual Academy Awards in 2019
HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Annamarie Tendler and John Mulaney | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Based on Tendler’s statement, fans can assume that the divorce is not mutual. Mulaney’s representation stated that the 38-year-old comedian would not be commenting further on his relationship or the divorce proceedings. Mulaney released his statement to Page Six.