Comedian Martin Lawrence Files For Divorce In LA

The "Big Momma's House" funnyman is splitting with his wife of nearly two years.

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    Court records show Martin Lawrence has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly two years.

    The actor-comedian cited irreconcilable differences in his filing Wednesday. He and Shamicka Lawrence married in July 2010.

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    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.

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    The divorce was first reported Monday by celebrity website TMZ.

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