After two decades of marriage, Chris Rock and his wife Malaak has decided to call it quits.
In an interview with People Magazine, Compton-Rock explains her decision for the divorce and says that it wasn’t an easy one. She stated: “After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways.” “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.”
In a statement provided by Chris Rock’s lawyer, Robert Cohen, he stated: “Chris Rock has filed for divorce from his wife, Malaak.” “This is a personal matter and Chris requests privacy as he and Malaak work through this process and focus on their family.”
Compton-Rock married the famed comedian in 1996. She is a philanthropist and founder of the nonprofit organization styleWorks, which helps women to obtain employment after welfare.