Valerie Bertinelli Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th November 2014

Quote: "My first big purchase was my first car at 15. It was a white Chevy Chevette with burgundy interior, and in the back written in pinstripes was 'I love Ej' - the man I thought I was going to marry - Elton John. I knew he was gay but that didn't matter." Actress Valerie Bertinelli was a dedicated Elton John fan as a teenager.

6th November 2014

Quote: "I was a fan at that time... and I went up to her because she was at a Van Halen concert and I said, 'Oh my God, I think you're a beautiful singer...' and she just like went, 'Yeah, whatever!' She gave me the cold shoulder and I thought, 'B**ch, I'm a fan...' She might have gotten better but I heard she hasn't." Actress Valerie Bertinelli recalls a meeting with Christina Aguilera that she'd like to forget.

30th May 2013

Fact: Actress Valerie Bertinelli will take part in the American Heart Association New York Wall Street Run & Heart Walk on Thursday (30May13) to pull in money for charity and raise awareness of health issues.

10th February 2011

Fact: U.S. soap star JACK WAGNER's TV acting career is about to come full circle when he plays Valerie Bertinelli's doctor in hit comedy HOT IN CLEVELAND - his first paid gig was as an extra at the actress' wedding in ONE DAY AT A TIME.

11th January 2011

Quote: "I think it's really important that you never ever hate your ex more than you love your children and I've never hated Ed, so I'm lucky... Because we're disrupting their lives and they don't have any say about it. We're the ones that have to be grown-up and behave and treat each other with dignity and kindness." Newlywed Valerie Bertinelli on her decision to invite ex-husband Eddie Van Halen to her New Year's Day (01Jan11) nuptials.

5th January 2011

Quote: "I could have spent the rest of my life with Tom and not be married, but I wanted to call him 'my husband'. I really wanted to share how I feel about Tom with the people I love. I'm happier than ever!" Actress Valerie Bertinelli opens up about her New Year's Day wedding to TOM VITALE.

11th August 2010

Fact: Pop star Joe Jonas stars as actress Valerie Bertinelli's son in his upcoming cameo in Betty White's hit TV comedy HOT IN CLEVELAND. The episode is due to air in the U.S. on Wednesday (11Aug10).

27th July 2010

Quote: "For me it's just another age, just another number. I'm still kicking, my heart's still beating, my lungs are still breathing, so that's good." Actress Valerie Bertinelli is unfazed by her advancing age after turning 50 in April (10).

17th June 2010

Quote: "I'd live with the guy forever, but he wants to get married, so I'll do it." Actress Valerie Bertinelli admits she was happy just being boyfriend and girlfriend with her partner of six years, TOM VITALE, before he proposed last month (May10). The star was previously wed to rocker Eddie Van Halen.

13th January 2010

Fact: Actress Valerie Bertinelli is aiming to raise $4.4 million (£2.75 million) for cancer research when she runs the Boston Marathon in April (10).

3rd January 2010

Fact: Actress Valerie Bertinelli will compete in the Boston Marathon in Massachusetts four days before she turns 50 in April (10).

7th April 2008

Quote: "There's a little too much information in there, Valerie." Actress Valerie Bertinelli's father comments on her new tell-all book, LOSING IT: AND GAINING MY LIFE BACK ONE POUND AT A TIME, during a phone chat with his daughter on U.S. talk show Rachael Ray.

23rd March 2008

Quote: "ROCK BAND doesn't make a good guitarist. ED, one of the greatest guitar players in the world, can't play GUITAR HERO!" Actress Valerie Bertinelli pokes fun at ex-husband EDDIE VAN HALEN's computer game skills.

18th March 2008

Quote: "He hasn't read the book... but his girlfriend did call me and leave a sweet message that said: 'I feel like I'm living your life now. You're an inspiration to me.'" Actress Valerie Bertinelli on praise she received from ex-husband EDDIE VAN HALEN's partner about her new book, LOSING IT: AND GAINING MY LIFE BACK ONE POUND AT A TIME.

29th February 2008

Fact: EDDIE VAN HALEN's former wife Valerie Bertinelli has landed a new daytime talk show. The actress-turned-weightloss champion is looking to launch her new show on U.S. TV network CBS at the end of next year (09).

28th February 2008

Quote: "When FRIENDS called I just couldn't see myself doing it. I thought, 'No, I can't stand next to those three beautiful women; I'll just look like a tub of lard.'" Actress Valerie Bertinelli turned down the chance to be part of the Friends cast because she feared she was too fat.

28th February 2008

Quote: "I thought people just already assumed all this because of who I lived with." Actress Valerie Bertinelli is surprised recent revelations she took cocaine and kissed another woman while married to rocker EDDIE VAN HALEN have received so much media attention.

27th February 2008

Quote: "I thought he was a helluva good looking guy. He was rugged." Actress Valerie Bertinelli on her brief romance with moviemaker Steven Spielberg. The couple dated after she auditioned for a part in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Bertinelli was 19, director Spielberg was 33.

29th March 2007

Fact: EDDIE VAN HALEN's ex-wife, actress Valerie Bertinelli, is to join Kirstie Alley in new TV ads for US diet company Jenny Craig.

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