Anna Marie Tendler is trying to the long run following her cut up from John Mulaney final 12 months.
Mulaney and Tendler surprised followers in Could 2021 once they confirmed they have been divorcing after six years of marriage. By September, Mulaney announced that he and his new girlfriend, Olivia Munn, have been anticipating a child. Their son, Malcolm Hiệp, was born Nov. 24.
In a brand new interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Tendler doesn’t point out her ex-husband by title however nonetheless alluded to the emotional upheaval she’s skilled over the previous 12 months.
“Every little thing that has transpired has been completely stunning and I believe surreal,” the writer and multimedia artist advised the journal. “In a method, I really feel like, properly, it might solely go up from right here, as a result of I reached the depth of the place I might go.”
Later, Tendler mentioned the isolation she felt after the cut up was exacerbated by the tumult of the COVID-19 pandemic, and she or he discovered solace solely by specializing in her work.
“I had a number of dangerous days and medium days,” she defined. “I wouldn’t say I had any good days till the summer time. I really feel so fortunate that a lot of my work is that this mundane, detail-oriented handwork. I’m working with a needle and thread, and it’s like, if I’m not on it, I’m going to prick myself with a needle and fuck one thing up.”
“Simply have your entire life crumble,” she added, “after which develop a hand talent!”
The journal additionally factors out the “betrayal” lots of Mulaney’s followers expressed after he grew to become a father, because the comic had repeatedly stated that he and Tendler had no plans to have youngsters.
Noting that she’s “at all times held partnership above having children,” Tendler is now reconsidering the prospect of motherhood and plans on freezing her eggs.
“There have been issues I by no means even thought of earlier than as a result of that was only a closed door,” she mentioned. “So now that it appears like not as a lot of a closed door, it’s one thing that I ruminate on lots.”
“I really feel fortunate that I get to be standing on the precipice of all of those new issues, that I get to presumably expertise, and who is aware of how they may go? And there’s actually one thing thrilling about that,” she concluded.
Learn the total Harper’s Bazaar interview with Anna Marie Tendler here.