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Laurence Fishburne, Gina Torres Are Getting Divorced

The actors had been married 15 years
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 4, 2017 5:33 PM CDT
Laurence Fishburne Files for Divorce After 15-Year Marriage
Court records in Los Angeles show that Laurence Fishburne filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years, Gina Torres, on Thursday and is seeking joint custody of their 10-year-old daughter.   (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – Court records show Laurence Fishburne has filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years, the AP reports. Fishburne cited irreconcilable differences in Thursday's filing as the reason for his breakup with Gina Torres. The pair has a 10-year-old daughter together, and Fishburne is seeking joint custody. The petition, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, states Fishburne and Torres have reached an agreement on how to distribute their assets. The former couple married in September 2002 and Fishburne states they separated in October 2016. The divorce was first reported by celebrity website TMZ. (Read more Laurence Fishburne stories.)

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