Chris Rock Ends Eighteen Year Marriage

‘Tis the season for celebrity break-ups. First the great goth split of 2014, and now Chris Rock has ended his marriage with Malaak Compton-Rock after nearly two decades. Compton Rock made the split public when she released a statement on the 28th explaining: “While recognizing that this is a significant change, my children remain at the center of my life and their well-being is my top priority. It is in this spirit that I sincerely ask that their privacy and the privacy of our family be respected during this transition in our lives.”

The two were married in 1996 and have two daughters together. This misstep in his personal life comes at a high point in Rock’s professional life, Top Five, which he wrote, directed, and starred in is enjoying a 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.

 

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