Chris Rock has filed to divorce wife, Malaak Compton-Rock after almost twenty-years of marriage.
Malaak released a statement to People magazine Sunday saying,
“After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways.”
She adds, “While recognizing that this is a significant change, my children remain at the center of my life and their well-being is my top priority.”
Chris’ lawyer confirmed he’s already filed docs. TMZ broke the story … back in 2006 Chris had divorce papers drawn up, but never filed once he and Malaak worked things out.
The 49-year-old comedian and his wife got married in 1996. They have two daughters — 12-year-old Lola Simone and 10-year-old Zahra Savannah.
Sorry to hear this!
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