Rhea Perlman reflects on Danny Devito split after 35 years married, fondly remembers ‘glory days’


‘Sometimes I wish we were still together’: Rhea Perlman reflects on split from Danny Devito after 35 years of marriage and fondly remembers their ‘glory days’

  • They sent shockwaves through Hollywood when they first announced their split in 2012 then again in 2017 after a reconciliation for a total of 35 years
  • The two stars share three children together: Lucy, 39, Grace, 37, and Jack, 34 
  • Rhea told the publication that ‘it’s probably worked out for the best’ with Danny but does admit that she does miss being in a romantic relationship with him
  • She said: ‘Sometimes I wish we were still together because those were the glory days, but these are other kinds of glory days’ 
  • The two veteran stars had never officially filed for divorce when they split in both 2012 and 2017 as they have maintained a close relationship and co-parent
  • Danny and Rhea met back in 1971 when the actress saw him perform in the stage production of The Shrinking Bride
  • A whirlwind romance followed which saw the duo move in together just two weeks after meeting
  • They went on to marry on January 28, 1982 before having three children together
  • The Hollywood couple shocked fan when they first announced their split in October 2012 after 30 years of marriage and over 40 years together
  • Later, the pair reconciled in March 2013 before going their separate ways again in March 2017 

They sent shockwaves through Hollywood when they first announced their split in 2012 then again in 2017 after a reconciliation for a total of 35 years.

And Rhea Perlman has reflected on her relationship with Danny Devito.

The 74-year-old actress was candid as ever in an interview with People magazine release Thursday as she said she occasionally wishes she was still together with the 77-year-old actor whom she married in 1982.

The two stars share three children together: Lucy, 39, Grace, 37, and Jack, 34. 

Lots of respect: Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito (seen in December 2019) sent shockwaves through Hollywood when they first announced their split in 2012 after 30 years of marriage then again in 2017 after a reconciliation

Sweet: The 74-year-old actress (seen in May 2019) was candid as ever in an interview with People magazine release Thursday as she said she occasionally wishes she was still together with the 77-year-old actor

Sweet: The 74-year-old actress (seen in May 2019) was candid as ever in an interview with People magazine release Thursday as she said she occasionally wishes she was still together with the 77-year-old actor

Rhea told the publication that ‘it’s probably worked out for the best’ with Danny but does admit that she does miss being in a romantic relationship with the It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star.

She told the weekly: ‘Sometimes I wish we were still together because those were the glory days, but these are other kinds of glory days.’

The two veteran stars had never officially filed for divorce when they split in both 2012 and 2017  as they have maintained a close relationship as they co-parent together.

Bonded: Rhea told the publication that 'it's probably worked out for the best' with Danny but does admit that she does miss being in a romantic relationship with the It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia star, the former couple are seen in November 2000

Bonded: Rhea told the publication that ‘it’s probably worked out for the best’ with Danny but does admit that she does miss being in a romantic relationship with the It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star, the former couple are seen in November 2000

'Family is everything': The two stars share three children together: Lucy, 39, Grace, 37, and Jack, 34 as the family are seen in 2011

‘Family is everything’: The two stars share three children together: Lucy, 39, Grace, 37, and Jack, 34 as the family are seen in 2011

Rhea explained: ‘We’re still separated, but we see each other often, and we’re still a family.

‘We can do things together, we can do things separately. I’m really, really glad that Danny and I were able to navigate some rough days to be able to have this different kind of relationship. I think it’s pretty rare, but we agree on so many things that it makes sense.’

Danny and Rhea met back in 1971 when the actress saw him perform in the stage production of The Shrinking Bride.

A whirlwind romance followed which saw the duo move in together just two weeks after meeting.

They went on to marry on January 28, 1982 before having three children together. 

The Hollywood couple shocked fan when they first announced their split in October 2012 after 30 years of marriage and over 40 years together.

 Later, the pair reconciled in March 2013 before going their separate ways again in March 2017.

Of her relationship with Danny (seen earlier this month) told the weekly: 'Sometimes I wish we were still together because those were the glory days, but these are other kinds of glory days'

Of her relationship with Danny (seen earlier this month) told the weekly: ‘Sometimes I wish we were still together because those were the glory days, but these are other kinds of glory days’

Perlman famously played head waitress Carla in iconic sitcom Cheers from 1982 to 1983 and though she created lifelong bonds with several of her castmates, it is her relationship with her children that is paramount for her.

She said: ‘Cheers might have been everything in the beginning of my career, but family is everything, everything.

‘If my relationships with my children were strained, I would be beside myself.’

Rhea can soon be seen in comedy film Marvelous And The Black Hole which is set for limited release tomorrow.

Legendary: Perlman famously played head waitress Carla in iconic sitcom Cheers from 1982 to 1983

Legendary: Perlman famously played head waitress Carla in iconic sitcom Cheers from 1982 to 1983

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