In an interview with TODAY, Valerie admitted that the explanation why she and Eddie bought divorced was as a result of she had cheated on him and that they each had an unhealthy relationship with medicine. When filling out a questionnaire for a priest earlier than their wedding ceremony ceremony, Valerie shared that that they had cocaine on them. “As we crammed out the types at house, we every held a bit of vial of coke. It does not actually bode effectively for the wedding, I do not suppose,” she wrote in her memoir, Shedding It.
She advised TODAY that she cheated “4 years into our marriage,” including, “And it was a disgrace and it was a guilt that I carried with me for a really very long time. And I do not like that, so I actually needed to get that out of me.” Furthermore, the 9/11 assaults served as one other epiphany of types, motivating Valerie to maneuver on and search for a distinct life. “I bought bored with, as soon as once more, hiding and pondering this isn’t the life I need for myself, for Wolfie, particularly, and I do not wish to hold treating Ed so badly.”
Eddie and Valerie met at a Van Halen live performance in Louisiana in 1980 and bought married in 1981. They ended up separating in 2001 after which lastly divorcing in 2007. Eddie remarried Jane Liszewski, his publicist (who was once a stuntwoman and actress, NBD) in 2009, whereas Valerie bought married to Tom Vitale, her monetary planner, in 2011 (though that they had been seeing one another since 2004).