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Damon Wayans Files for Divorce

August 25, 2000 GMT

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The wife of entertainer Damon Wayans filed for divorce to end the couple’s 16-year marriage.

The Superior Court petition filed Thursday by Lisa Wayans cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split and said the couple have lived apart since May 21. She lives in the couple’s Beverly Hills home, and he lives in Santa Monica.

She is seeking spousal support and joint custody of their four children: Damon Jr., 16, Michael, 15, Cara Mia, 13, and Kyla, 9.

Wayans’ movie credits include ``Beverly Hills Cop,″ ``Roxanne,″ ``Mo’ Money,″ ``Colors″ and ``Blank Man.″

He also appeared on ``Saturday Night Live″ and the TV comedy ``In Living Color,″ which brother Keenen Ivory Wayans created.