Kenny G files for divorce after 20-year marriage

MALIBU, CA - JUNE 04: Recording artist Kenny G (L) and wife Lyndie Benson attend Chanel's benefit dinner for the Natural Resources Defense Council's Ocean Initiative at the home of Ron & Kelly Meyer on June 4, 2011 in Malibu, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images) David Livingston

Kenny G and Lyndie Benson attend Chanel's benefit dinner for the Natural Resources Defense Council's Ocean Initiative on June 4, 2011, in Malibu, Calif.
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(CBS/AP) Kenny G is playing the final note on his marriage after 20 years.

Court records show the musician filed for divorce Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences.

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The 56-year-old musician married Balynda Helene Benson-Gorelick in April 1992 and the former couple has a 14-year-old son. He is seeking joint custody but does not want to pay his estranged wife spousal support.

Benson-Gorelick filed for separation in January, but the case has not proceeded.

The divorce was first reported Monday by celebrity website TMZ.

Kenny G won a Grammy Award for 1993's "Forever in Love." He has a series of tour dates lined up starting next month. In June, he released a new album called "Namaste India."

  • CBS News Staff

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