Janeane Garofalo was married 20 years and didn't know it
Comedian Janeane Garofalo found out Saturday she was celebrating a 20th wedding anniversary to a man she barely remembered marrying. We really hope she liked the china he was supposed to get for her. But no, instead they got divorced. What a great present!
Garofalo said at a New York Comedy Festival reunion for The Ben Stiller Show that she had married Rob Cohen, one of the show's writers (and current producer of The Big Bang Theory) back in the '90s and didn't realize it was legally binding until now. "Rob and I got married, for real, which we had to have a notary dissolve not 30 minutes before we got here tonight," Garofalo said Saturday, according to the New York Post. "We were married for 20 years until this evening."
She further explained how it happened, noting, "We got married drunk in Vegas ... We dated for a year, and we got married at a drive-through chapel in a cab. (We thought) you have to go down to the courthouse and sign papers and stuff, so who knew? We were married, and apparently now that (Rob) is getting married for real, his lawyer dug up something."
Ever the comedian, Cohen noted he was going to clean up in the divorce. "I'm gonna get all of that Reality Bites money!" He said. Silly Rob, we all know Ethan Hawke spent that cash years ago.
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