John Mulaney and Anna Marie Tendler split after 6 years of marriage, worried fans ask 'who will keep Petunia'
John Mulaney and Anna Marie Tendler's marriage was reported to be on the rocks sometime in April 2021. Tendler had deactivated her Instagram account which set the rumor mills buzzing, but those predictions were fuelled further as she returned to the app but this time she dropped the 'SNL' alum's last name. These rumors proved to be true on Monday, May 10, afternoon as they announced their divorce and it's Mulaney who has filed the divorce petition.
Mulaney's spokesperson confirmed the divorce and said, "John will not have any comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work." Tendler on the other hand didn't issue a long comment but she laid out how she was feeling in the aftermath of her six-year-old marriage coming to an end. “I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery," Tendler said through her spokesperson.
Who is Anna Marie Tendler?
The soon-to-be ex-wife of John Mulaney is an artist by profession. Her website states, "Anna is an artist who works in many mediums, including textiles, photography, drawing, painting and interior design." She is also currently enrolled at NYU where she is pursuing her master's in Costume Studies program.
Tendler's master’s thesis research concentration is on the socio-cultural politics of aesthetics and the female body. Her bio also states that she likes to think of her life as an ever-evolving art piece. Born on June 9, 1985, in Connecticut, Tendler worked as a makeup and hairstylist in New York City. She ran a Tumblr account called The Daily Face where she posted different makeup looks as well as costume ideas.
According to Bustle, she also bagged a deal with MTV Style as the popularity of The Daily Face soared. She did a lot of makeup segments for them and also contributed with Glamour and Hello Giggles and created tutorials for their platforms. Tendler has worked across various industries - film, fashion, television. She also harbors a love for using faces as her canvas and she regularly shares her work with her Instagram followers.
Anna Marie Tendler and John Mulaney's divorce has fans heartbroken
"John Mulaney and anna are getting a divorce guys love is officially dead," wrote a fan of the couple who is lamenting the loss of love between the two. "Apparently John Mulaney and Anna are getting divorced no one HMU I'm grieving," tweeted another fan. "Not saying love isn’t real anymore but John Mulaney and his wife Anna are getting a divorce so IDK what to think," tweeted another fan of the couple.
john mulaney and anna are getting a divorce guys love is officially dead pic.twitter.com/taa84XHPQR— the lonely island lyric bot🦋 #FROMSCRATCH (@somecoolshitidk) May 10, 2021
apparently john mulaney and anna are getting divorced no one hmu i’m grieving pic.twitter.com/OepqzRLYyc— isabel (@shanesmadej) May 10, 2021
not saying love isn’t real anymore but john mulaney and his wife anna are getting a divorce so idk what to think pic.twitter.com/U8afcfS8LV— acacia 🍓 (@acacia_glover) May 10, 2021
What about Petunia?
Petunia Tendler-Mulaney is a huge part of the estranged couple's lives. The French bulldog has her own page on Instagram where she has a huge crowd of 160K people following her. There are 118 posts on the page and you access them over here but let us warn you, the photos might leave you with puppy fever. You can also find her pictures on Tendler and Mulaney's accounts.
For her 7th birthday, Mulaney posted a tribute on his page. "Happy Birthday Petunia! You rule beyond words! You are the greatest little friend and weirdo and contessa and constant companion and little shadow. Living with you is like a TV show that is all bloopers. Happy 7th Birthday, I love you," the caption read.
With the couple headed for splitsville, fans are worried about who gets to keep Petunia. "John Mulaney is getting a divorce :( who's going to keep Petunia," asked a fan. "Yes, we’re all upset that John Mulaney and Anna Tendler are getting divorced but.... WHO GETS CUSTODY OF PETUNIA?!" another tweet read. "John Mulaney and his wife are getting a divorce BUT WHAT WILL HAPPEN WITH PETUNIA," another worried fan wrote.
john mulaney is getting a divorce :( who's going to keep petunia pic.twitter.com/mRZ0eQBqsT— minnie⁷ (@loveniminnie) May 10, 2021
Yes we’re all upset that John Mulaney and Anna Tendler are getting divorced but....— Attorney at Paw 🐾 (@_AttorneyAtPaw) May 10, 2021
WHO GETS CUSTODY OF PETUNIA?! pic.twitter.com/IJ4N5DBWiX
john mulaney and his wife are getting a divorce BUT WHAT WILL HAPPEN WITH PETUNIA pic.twitter.com/Wd0yI8zggJ— kiersten 🦋 (@hausofkiersten) May 10, 2021