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Martin Lawrence files for divorce

Martin Lawrence has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly two years, according to court records.The actor-comedian cited irreconcilable difference in his filing from wife Shamicka Lawrence. The two were married in July 2010. The couple dated for years and have two daughters together, ages 9 and 11. The 47-year-old star of
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Martin Lawrence and Shamicka Lawrence at the "Death At A Funeral" Los Angeles Premiere at Pacific's Cinerama Dome on April 12, 2010, in Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS/AP) Martin Lawrence has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly two years, according to court records.

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The actor-comedian cited irreconcilable differences in his filing from wife Shamicka Lawrence. The two were married in July 2010.

The couple dated for years and have two daughters together, ages 9 and 11. The 47-year-old star of "Big Momma's House" and the sitcom "Martin" is seeking joint custody of the children.

The filings state the couple separated last week and they have a prenuptial agreement.