Stevie Wonder files for divorce

Stevie Wonder filed for divorce from his second wife, fashion designer Kai Millard Morris, after an 11-year marriage, TMZ reported on Aug. 3, 2012. He cited irreconcilable differences for the split in documents obtained by the website. Wonder is asking for joint custody of the couple's two sons: Kailand and Mandla. He's agreed to pay Morris spousal and child support. Michael Buckner/Getty Images

Stevie Wonder and wife Karen Millard Morris arrive at the Esquire 360 house on Nov. 1, 2006, in Los Angeles.
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(CBS News) Stevie Wonder has filed for divorce from his second wife, fashion designer Kai Millard Morris, after an 11-year marriage.

He cited irreconcilable differences for the split in documents obtained by TMZ.

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The pair have been separated since October 2009, according to court documents.

Wonder, 62, is asking for joint custody of the couple's two sons: Kailand, 10, and Mandla, 7. He's agreed to pay Morris spousal and child support, the site reports.

Wonder's rep told The Associated Press the singer is asking for privacy for his former wife, his children and his family.

Wonder filed the divorce papers using his legal name, Stevland Morris. He signed the documents using two fingerprints, as seen in papers posted on TMZ.

He was previously married to Syreeta Wright from 1970-1972.

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