Van Halen, Bertinelli Divorce Finalized

Friday, December 21, 2007



After seven years of separation, Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli have jumped forward and completed an amicable divorce. The Los Angeles Superior Court judgment Thursday didn't provide details about a custody arrangement for their 16-year-old son, Wolfgang. The bass player is with his father on a Van Halen reunion tour.

Bertinelli cited irreconcilable differences when she filed for divorce in December 2005. The couple were married in 1981.

Van Halen, 52, and his band have sold 80 million albums worldwide.

His guitar licks and David Lee Roth's flamboyant stage persona sent songs such as "Jump," Panama" and "Hot for Teacher" to the top of the charts.

Bertinelli, 47, starred in the TV series "One Day at a Time" and "Touched by An Angel."


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