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Danny DeVito Confirms He's Back 'Working On' Marriage

December 6, 2012 (5:21 pm) GMT
The actor announced his split from wife of 30 years Rhea Perlman back in October but is now trying to reconcile with her.
Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman

There may be a hope in the future for and Rhea Perlman's marriage. Two months after announcing their split, the "" actor confirmed that they are working on the marriage.

"We're working on it," DeVito told "Extra", adding that they actually have not lost contact since the announcement. "Rhea and I are really close. Actually, still together, just separate, but together," he said.

DeVito and Perlman had been married for 30 years when they went public with the shocking split in early October. Married in 1982 after 11 years of dating, the couple share three children together. They are also co-founders of production company Jersey Films.

While co-hosting "A Celebration of and Her Music" at Los Angeles' Dolby Theater, DeVito told Hollywood Life that he turned to King's hit song, "Up On the Roof" during his marriage breakdown. "You know my favorite song of hers is 'Up On the Roof'," DeVito said. "Come on ...you know, when things have gotten you down baby, you go 'Up On The Roof' where the air is sweet, and everything's beautiful ...man that's what we want to do. We all want to go Up On the Roof."

In fact, he has been listening to it repeatedly in the past few months. "I didn't listen to it today, but I listen to it a lot," he said.

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