Chris Rock files for divorce from wife after nearly 20 years of marriage. Chris Rock is set to divorce his wife after almost two decades of marriage. The Grown up star tied the knot with Malaak Compton 19 years ago and the pair have two children together; 12 year old Lola Simone And 10 year old Zahra Savannah.
In a statement, Malaak, who is the founder of styleWorks, revealed she is no longer with the 49 year old comedian and they are getting a divorce. She explained that after much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, they have decided to go their separate ways.
Being fortunate enouth to lead a life of service by working with those most vulnerable makes me well aware of lifes’s blessings even when facec with difficulties. She added the well being her childern is her top priority.
Chris Rock’s attorney, Robert S. Cohen, also confirmed the split and made a statement on the star’s behalf. According to Mail Online, Chris had fathered a child out of Wedlock.
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