Eddie Griffin Divorces Wife of Six Months

The actor signed walking papers for the third time. 

Posted: 03/26/2012 12:00 PM EDT
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Comedian Eddie Griffin is officially divorced, just six months after marrying Nia Rivers in Las Vegas.


The couple wed on September 8, 2011, and were already filing a joint divorce petition by October 29, citing “irreconcilable differences,” according to TMZ. They reunited to try and work the marriage out, but ultimately finalized the divorce in Nevada last month. The couple agreed to share joint custody of their two-year-old child, King Edward Griffin, and Rivers will receive $2,500 in monthly child support. They also agreed that they would never disclose the reason for their split.

This was Griffin’s third marriage. He married his first wife, Carla, in 1983 when he was 16-years-old and divorced one year later. Griffin married his second wife, Rochelle, in 2002. The actor reportedly has nine kids. 

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