Do not hope to see Valerie Bertinelli back on Food Network any time before long. And she’s extremely upset about it.
More than the weekend, the Daytime Emmy-winning host hopped on social media to describe why she’ll no for a longer time show up on the competitors sequence “Kids Baking Championship.”
“I’ve been avoiding struggling with what I received affirmation for past night time … it truly harm my thoughts. I know it’s not supposed to,” explained Bertinelli — who hosted the exhibit together with Duff Goldman because it premiered in 2015 — in a Saturday Instagram video clip.
“Logically, I know that it’s business enterprise, budget cuts, appropriate? But it truly damage my emotions to know that I’m not likely to be questioned again to be on ‘Kids Baking Championship.’ Really sucks,” she said.
The “Valerie’s Dwelling Cooking” and “One Day at a Time” star clarified that the episodes of the competitors sequence presently airing on the Meals Network had been shot in 2022 — a calendar year that Bertinelli explained as her “apex calendar year of hell.” She extra that staying on the method through that complicated private stretch saved her life.
In 2022, Bertinelli was in the approach of finding a divorce from her former husband or wife, fiscal planner Tom Vitale. The pair began dating in 2004, though the actor was however lawfully married to guitarist Eddie Van Halen — nevertheless they had separated in 2001. Vitale and the “Hot in Cleveland” star received married in 2011 and finalized their divorce in November 2022.
“Working with all those people truly superb individuals, sensation effective and understanding I could distribute some kindness and not just wallow in my hell and just hold my head previously mentioned h2o, it helped me,” she explained Saturday. “It was like a flotation machine. So it really hurts that I won’t be equipped to go again and see all people.”
Associates for Foods Community did not respond Monday to The Times’ ask for for remark.
The 63-yr-aged Golden Globe winner spoke a lot more about how her exit from Foods Community played out in an X (formerly Twitter) post on Sunday.
“I obtained an inkling I may well not be requested again when I observed I was not in the vacation specials,” she wrote. “I got a text by a 3rd party on Friday that told me I would not be back again. LOL I was essentially ghosted.”
In a follow-up publish, she clarified that she holds no dislike toward her previous employer in excess of the final decision.
“I have zero sick will toward any individual at FN, I liked just about every single second I labored for them, and they are all charming, variety, tough-performing people today,” she added. “And I comprehend company is organization.”
“Kids Baking Championship” is the second Foods Network clearly show that Bertinelli has been taken off of in the very last year. In April, she announced that the 14th season of “Valerie’s Property Cooking” would be the final time of the show.
“The terrible news is that it is its closing season. Yeah, Food Community canceled us very last summertime. I have no concept why. I didn’t say anything last summer for the reason that, truthfully, I was hoping they would transform their mind,” Bertinelli explained in an Instagram movie at the time. “But they have not, so this is it. This is the closing period. I have loved generating this show. It was this kind of a desire come genuine. Just about every solitary aspect of it introduced me so substantially pleasure.”