Danny DeVito on Rhea Perlman split: everything's good
Danny DeVito spoke for the first time since announcing his split from Rhea Perlman, after 30 years of marriage.
The actor was spotted leaving lunch with friends in Malibu, Calif. on October 20 and when asked by a TMZ cameraman if he planned to remain friends with Perlman, DeVito said, "Everything's good man" and offered a thumbs-up gesture as he continued on his way.
The 67-year-old actor's spokesperson confirmed the split to ABCNews.com on Monday, October 8.
DeVito and Perlman, 64, married in January 1982. The couple has three children together - Lucy, 29, Grace, 27 and Jacob Daniel, 25. Lucy DeVito, pictured above with her parents at the premiere of "The Lorax" in February, is also an actress who has a recurring role "Melissa & Joey."
DeVito and Perlman met after Perlman saw "The Shrinking Bride" on Broadway, which starred DeVito, according to ABC News. The couple lived together for 12 years before getting married. The couple worked together on TV's "Taxi" from 1978 to 1982. The two recently appeared on the red carpet together in late August with daughter Lucy at the premiere of "Sleepwalk With Me" in Los Angeles.
The couple also founded the production company Jersey Films, which produced movies like "Pulp Fiction," "Get Shorty," "Erin Brockovich," "Garden State" and "Freedom Writers."
DeVito and Perlman starred together in the 1996 film "Matilda," which DeVito also directed. The actor currently appears on the FX series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."
Perlman recently had a guest spot on "Hot in Cleveland" and "Wilfred." The actress had a recurring role on "Hung." She also appears in the film "The Sessions" with Helen Hunt.
Check out Danny DeVito's first sighting below.