John Mulaney and Anna Marie Tendler had a dog together named Petunia, that was a French bulldog. Petunia was often brought up in Mulaney’s standup comedy shows, with the proud fur father describing Petunia as a sassy chain-smoking old lady with a French Accent.
Petunia passed away in April 2023 at the age of 9 from heart disease. He shared the news on Instagram with the caption:
“Petunia, I loved you from the first moment I saw you. Rest in peace. Thank you for being my little shadow.”
Who got John Mulaney’s dog Petunia after his divorce from Anna Marie Tendler?
Mulaney shared Petunia with his wife of seven years, Anna Marie Tendler. Tendler took ownership of Petunia after their divorce. Mulaney and Tendler got Petunia in 2014, around the time they got married. Mulaney and Tendler announced their divorce in May 2021, and many fans asked who gets custody of Petunia, who has her own fan base with over 130,000 followers on Instagram. Mulaney was going to rehab around that time, with his representative was quoted saying “John will not have any further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work.” Petunia had been spotted on ex-wife Tendler’s Instagram after their break up and stopped appearing on Mulaney’s, leading the public to assume that Tendler did take custody of Petunia.
Anna Marie Tendler
Anna Marie Tendler is an American photographer, makeup artist, hair stylist, author, creator, and textile artist. She’s considered one of the pioneers of online beauty experts and had a massive following on Tumblr in the late 2000s based on makeup. As a makeup artist and hair stylist, she’s worked on a range of TV shows, specials, and celebrities, such as “CollegeHumor Originals,” Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, and John Mulaney. Her makeup tutorials have appeared in magazines such as Glamour, Daily Candy, and Hello Giggles.
Tendler is also known for her marriage to comedian John Mulaney, which lasted from 2014 until 2022.