By his side. As John MulaneyHe continues to be sober, his girlfriend. Olivia MunnHe is always there for him.
“Olivia’s truly been his rock post-rehab and is super supportive of him,” a source exclusively tells Us WeeklyThe couple. “Being a father has certainly changed his perspective on life in that he realizes he has another human to take care of so he wants to be the best dad he can be and just be healthy and present for him.”
Mulaney, 39, openedly discussed his struggles with addiction and his attempts to stay sober throughout the years. Mulaney checked into rehab in December 2020 after he was diagnosed with alcoholism and cocaine addiction.
A second insider noticed that at the time, UseYou can find the Big MouthStar made the decision during a relapse. “It was John’s decision. John was simply too idle. He had too much time in his own head,” the source added. “John has always been engaged in his sobriety. The relapse got ugly, but it was his choice to go to rehab, which saved his life.”
One month after the previous Saturday Night LiveThe writer has left the facility. Use confirmed Mulaney’s split from Anna Marie TendlerAfter six years of marriage. “I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage,” Tendler, 37, said in a statement in May 2021. “I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.”
Mulaney spokeswoman later. Use, “John will not have any further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work.”
After sparking romance rumors, Munn, 41, was able to address the relationship and confirm that they were expecting their first child. “In the spring, I went to Los Angeles, and met and started to date a wonderful woman named Olivia,” he said during his first interview since leaving rehab onLate Night with Seth MeyersSeptember 2021. “She got to date me right out of recovery, which is what they call a reverse catch.”
He continued: “I got into this relationship, and it’s been really beautiful with someone incredible. And she’s kind of held my hand through that hell. It is a very, very lucky thing to have met this woman.”
Mulaney gushed about how “happy” he was for the next chapter in his life. “We’re having a baby together,” he shared. “I was nervous when I was about to say the news! Olivia and this baby have helped save me from myself in this early journey out of recovery.”
Three months later, the pair welcomed their son, Malcolm Hiệp Mulaney. According to the first source parenthood came naturally to Mulaney and Munn.
“Olivia and John are loving being new parents. She’s super focused on the baby right now and has been very hands-on,” the insider told Use, noting that the happy family have been spending “a lot of time together” ahead of Mulaney’s upcoming tour. “Olivia and the baby join him when they’re able to since he doesn’t want to spend too much time away from Malcolm.”
Diana Cooper reporting